Volume 92 Issue 11 | p. 50 | Awards
Issue Date: March 17, 2014

Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award: Tomislav Rovis

Department: ACS News
Keywords: awards, ACS, organic chemistry, catalysts, Rovis

Tomislav Rovis, 45, professor of chemistry at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, has wasted no time making his mark on organic synthesis.

After completing a postdoc with David A. Evans at Harvard University in 2000, he joined the faculty of Colorado State, an institution with a strong reputation in organic chemistry.

Before long, Rovis would prove to be an influential chemist in his own right, particularly in the use of nucleophilic carbenes as asymmetric catalysts. . . .

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