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Gregory Scholes Physical chemist



NSERC John C. Polanyi Award, 2013.

Royal Society of Chemistry Bourke Award, 2012.

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, 2011.

Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 2009.

Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry, 2007.

Relevant Publications

G.D. Scholes et al, “Lessons from nature about solar light harvesting,” Nature Chem., vol. 3, no. 10, pp. 763–774, Oct. 2011.

E. Collini et al, “Coherently wired light-harvesting in photosynthetic marine algae at ambient temperature,” Nature, vol. 463, no. 7281, pp. 644–647, Feb. 2010.

E. Collini and G.D. Scholes, "Coherent intrachain energy migration in a conjugated polymer at room temperature," Science, vol. 323, no. 5912, pp. 369-373, Jan. 2009.

G. D. Scholes and G. Rumbles, "Excitons in Nanoscale Systems," Nat. Mater., vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 683–696, Sept. 2006.

G. D. Scholes, "Long range resonance energy transfer in molecular systems," Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., vol. 54, pp. 57–87, Oct. 2003.



Senior Fellow Bio-inspired Solar Energy


Princeton UniversityDepartment of Chemistry


PhD (Physical Chemistry) University of Melbourne

BSc Honours (Chemistry) University of Melbourne


United States

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