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Matthew Sigman Recieves The 2023 Patai-Rapport Lecture Award


Matthew SigmanDistinguished Professor and Peter J. Christine S. Stang Presidential Endowed Chair of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2023’s Patai-Rappoport Lecture Award for his major contributions in physical organic chemistry, data science and enantioselective catalysis. He recieved this award at the 22nd European Symposium on Organic Chemistry. According to, the "European Symposium of Organic Chemistry" are key scientific events that since the seventies have been organized every two years in different cities in Europe. Every edition had an attractive multidisciplinary scope and worldwide attendance from industry and academia.

The Patai - Rappoport Lecture celebrates the vision of Saul Patai and Zvi Rappoport in creating and advancing the book series The Chemistry of Functional Groups, providing chemists with a highly valuable tool for advancing their research. Founded in 1964, the series has grown to over 150 volumes with 1750 chapters on a wide range of functional groups and compound classes, contributed by expert authors from more than 50 countries. The current chief editor of the series is Professor Ilan Marek. The Patai – Rappoport Lecture is supported by John Wiley & Sons.

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Last Updated: 8/24/23