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Chad A Mirkin

Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology; Northwestern University Professor of Chemistry; World Renowned Nanoscience Expert

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Chad A Mirkin Biography

Dr. Chad A. Mirkin is the Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, the George B. Rathmann Prof. of Chemistry, Prof. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering, Prof. of Materials Science & Engineering, and Prof. of Medicine. He is a chemist and a world renowned nanoscience expert, who is known for his development of nanoparticle-based biodetection schemes, the invention of Dip-Pen Nanolithography, and contributions to supramolecular chemistry. He is the author of over 636 manuscripts and over 930 patents worldwide (264 issued), and the founder of four companies, Nanosphere, NanoInk, AuraSense, and Exicure, which are commercializing nanotechnology applications in the life science and semiconductor industries.

Dr. Mirkin has been recognized for his accomplishments with over 100 national and international awards. These include the Dan David Prize, American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, Linus Pauling Medal, a Honorary Membership in the Materials Research Society of India, the Walston Chubb Award for Innovation, an Honorary Degree from Nanyang Technological Univ. Singapore, recognition as the Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitor to Singapore, an Honorary Professorship from Hunan Univ. China, the ACS Award for Creative Invention, the Herman S. Bloch Award for Scientific Excellence in Industry, an Einstein Professorship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Edward Mack Jr. Memorial Award, the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize, the Havinga Medal, the Gustavus John Esselen Award, the Biomedical Eng. Society’s Distinguished Achievement Award, a DoD NSSEFF Award, the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, the ACS Inorganic Nanoscience Award, the iCON Innovator of the Year Award, a NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the Collegiate Inventors Award, the National Inventors Hall of Fame, an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Dickinson College, the Pennsylvania State Univ. Outstanding Science Alumni Award, the ACS Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, a Dickinson College Metzger-Conway Fellowship, the 2003 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, the Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology, the Leo Hendrick Baekeland Award, Crain’s Chicago Business “40 under 40 Award,” the Discover 2000 Award for Technological Innovation, I-Street Magazine’s Top 5 List for Leading Academics in Technology, the Materials Research Society Young Investigator Award, the ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, the PLU Fresenius Award, the Harvard University E. Bright Wilson Prize, the BF Goodrich Collegiate Inventors Award, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, the DuPont Young Professor Award, the NSF Young Investigator Award, the Naval Young Investigator Award, the Beckman Young Investigator Award, and the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation New Faculty Award.

He is a Member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology (PCAST, Obama Administration), and the only chemist (one of only 15 scientists, engineers, and medical doctors) to be elected to all three US National Academies (the Inst. of Medicine, the Natl. Academy of Sci., and the Natl. Academy of Engin.). He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Materials Research Society. Dr. Mirkin has served on the Editorial Advisory Boards of over twenty scholarly journals, including Biosensors & Bioelectronics, JACS, Acc. Chem. Res., Angew. Chem., Adv. Mater., Biomacromolecules, Macromolecular Bioscience, SENSORS, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Chem. Eur. J., Chemistry & Biology, Nanotechnology Law & Business, The Scientist, J. Mater. Chem., J. Cluster Sci., and Plasmonics, and at present, he is an Associate Editor of JACS. He is the founding editor of the journal Small, one of the premier international nanotechnology journals, and he has co-edited three bestselling books.

Dr. Mirkin holds a B.S. degree from Dickinson College (1986, elected into Phi Beta Kappa) and a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the Penn. State Univ. (1989). He was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the MIT prior to becoming a professor at Northwestern Univ. in 1991.

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  • Nanoscientists develop the 'ultimate discovery tool'

    The discovery power of the gene chip is coming to nanotechnology. Researchers have figured out how to make combinatorial libraries of nanoparticles in a very controlled way. Some of the nanoparticle compositions have never been observed before on Earth. The tool they are developing could be used to rapidly test millions to billions of different nanoparticles at one time to zero in on the best...

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Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology; Northwestern University Professor of Chemistry; World Renowned Nanoscience Expert

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Chad A Mirkin Biography

Dr. Chad A. Mirkin is the Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, the George B. Rathmann Prof. of Chemistry, Prof. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering, Prof. of Materials Science & Engineering, and Prof. of Medicine. He is a chemist and a world renowned nanoscience expert, who is known for his development of nanoparticle-based biodetection schemes, the invention of Dip-Pen Nanolithography, and contributions to supramolecular chemistry. He is the author of over 636 manuscripts and over 930 patents worldwide (264 issued), and the founder of four companies, Nanosphere, NanoInk, AuraSense, and Exicure, which are commercializing nanotechnology applications in the life science and semiconductor industries.

Dr. Mirkin has been recognized for his accomplishments with over 100 national and international awards. These include the Dan David Prize, American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Convergence Research, Linus Pauling Medal, a Honorary Membership in the Materials Research Society of India, the Walston Chubb Award for Innovation, an Honorary Degree from Nanyang Technological Univ. Singapore, recognition as the Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitor to Singapore, an Honorary Professorship from Hunan Univ. China, the ACS Award for Creative Invention, the Herman S. Bloch Award for Scientific Excellence in Industry, an Einstein Professorship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Edward Mack Jr. Memorial Award, the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize, the Havinga Medal, the Gustavus John Esselen Award, the Biomedical Eng. Society’s Distinguished Achievement Award, a DoD NSSEFF Award, the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, the ACS Inorganic Nanoscience Award, the iCON Innovator of the Year Award, a NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the Collegiate Inventors Award, the National Inventors Hall of Fame, an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Dickinson College, the Pennsylvania State Univ. Outstanding Science Alumni Award, the ACS Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, a Dickinson College Metzger-Conway Fellowship, the 2003 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, the Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology, the Leo Hendrick Baekeland Award, Crain’s Chicago Business “40 under 40 Award,” the Discover 2000 Award for Technological Innovation, I-Street Magazine’s Top 5 List for Leading Academics in Technology, the Materials Research Society Young Investigator Award, the ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, the PLU Fresenius Award, the Harvard University E. Bright Wilson Prize, the BF Goodrich Collegiate Inventors Award, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, the DuPont Young Professor Award, the NSF Young Investigator Award, the Naval Young Investigator Award, the Beckman Young Investigator Award, and the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation New Faculty Award.

He is a Member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology (PCAST, Obama Administration), and the only chemist (one of only 15 scientists, engineers, and medical doctors) to be elected to all three US National Academies (the Inst. of Medicine, the Natl. Academy of Sci., and the Natl. Academy of Engin.). He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Materials Research Society. Dr. Mirkin has served on the Editorial Advisory Boards of over twenty scholarly journals, including Biosensors & Bioelectronics, JACS, Acc. Chem. Res., Angew. Chem., Adv. Mater., Biomacromolecules, Macromolecular Bioscience, SENSORS, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Chem. Eur. J., Chemistry & Biology, Nanotechnology Law & Business, The Scientist, J. Mater. Chem., J. Cluster Sci., and Plasmonics, and at present, he is an Associate Editor of JACS. He is the founding editor of the journal Small, one of the premier international nanotechnology journals, and he has co-edited three bestselling books.

Dr. Mirkin holds a B.S. degree from Dickinson College (1986, elected into Phi Beta Kappa) and a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the Penn. State Univ. (1989). He was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the MIT prior to becoming a professor at Northwestern Univ. in 1991.

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  • How to book Chad A Mirkin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chad A Mirkin for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Chad A Mirkin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Chad A Mirkin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chad A Mirkin?

    Booking fees for Chad A Mirkin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chad A Mirkin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Chad A Mirkin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chad A Mirkin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chad A Mirkin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Chad A Mirkin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chad A Mirkin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Chad A Mirkin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chad A Mirkin for your event is available upon request. Chad A Mirkin generally travels from IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Marc Milstein, Haotian Wang, William Tarpeh, Mas Subramanian and Feng Zhang. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chad A Mirkin for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Nanoscientists develop the 'ultimate discovery tool'

    The discovery power of the gene chip is coming to nanotechnology. Researchers have figured out how to make combinatorial libraries of nanoparticles in a very controlled way. Some of the nanoparticle compositions have never been observed before on Earth. The tool they are developing could be used to rapidly test millions to billions of different nanoparticles at one time to zero in on the best...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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