Brief Vitae of A. H. H.

Amir H. Hoveyda

Amir H. Hoveyda

Patricia and Joseph T. ’49 Vanderslice Millennium Professor of Chemistry at Boston College
Director of the Laboratories of Catalytic Chemical Synthesis at the University of Strasbourg

EDUCATION

B. A., 1981, Columbia University
Ph. D., 1986, Yale University
Thesis Advisor: Professor Stuart L. Schreiber
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1986–1987 and 1988–1990, Harvard University
Research Advisor: Professor David A. Evans

EMPLOYMENT

Pfizer Central Research, Cancer Group, November 1987–May 1988
Assistant Professor, Boston College, June 1990–August 1994
Professor, Boston College, September 1994–August 1998
Patricia and Joseph T. ’49 Vanderslice Millennium Professor of Chemistry, Boston College, September 1998–present
Chairperson of Chemistry Department, Boston College, July 2006–January 2017
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, January 2014–present
Director of the Laboratories for Catalytic Chemical Synthesis, Institute de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, January 2019–

SELECTED HONORS

National Science Foundation National Young Investigator Award, 1992
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 1994
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1994
American Chemical Society Cope Scholar Award, 1998
Boston College Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002
National Institutes of Health MERIT Award, 2005
Yamada-Koga Prize, 2010
American Chemical Society Award for Creative Work in Organic Synthesis, 2014
Eni Prize, 2014

SELECTED HONORARY LECTURESHIPS

Giancarlo Jommi Memorial Lecturer, Societa Chimica Italiana School in Organic Synthesis, Milan, Italy, June 2000
Visiting Professor, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie, Paris, France, September 2000
AstraZeneca Lecture, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, May 2002
Merck-Frosst Distinguished Lecturer: University of Sherbrooke and Merck-Frosst Canada, Sherbrooke and Montreal, Canada, November 2002
Organic Syntheses Lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, March 2003
Gilead Lecturer of W. S. Johnson Symposium, Stanford University, USA, October 2004
Eli Lilly Symposium Lecture, Harvard University, USA, April 2005
Visiting Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Japan, November 2005
Sir Michael and Lady Sobell Lecture, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, January 2006
Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, April 2006
Max Tischler Prize Lecture, Harvard University, USA, May 2007
Schülich Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, February–March 2008
Merck Lecture, UC Irvine, USA, September 2008
Wyeth Research Lecture, Princeton University, USA, December 2008
Novartis Lecture, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland, December 2008
Abbott Lecture, Northwestern University, USA, July 2009
Distinguished Lecture, Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla), USA, February 2010
H. C. Brown Lecture, Purdue University, USA, April 2010
Distinguished Boehringer-Ingelheim Lecture, University of Laval & Boehringer-Ingelheim Montreal, Canada, April 2011
Organometallics Senior Investigator Fellow Lecture, Inaugural Biennial
Organometallics Symposium, ACS Meeting, USA, August 2012
Inaugural Graduate Student-Invited Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Delaware, USA, April 2013
Samuel M. McElvain Lecture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, May 2015
Gassman Lectures, University of Minnesota, USA, September 2015
Merck Lecture, University of California, Berkeley, USA, September 2015
Nankai-Asymchem Lecture, Tianjin, China, October 2015
Sigma-Aldrich/European Journal of Organic Chemistry Lecturer, Wageningen Symposium, Wageningen, The Netherlands, April 2016
Sigma-Aldrich Lecture, Duke University, USA, September 2016
Yoshida Lectures, Osaka University & Kyoto University, Japan, November 2016
Karl Ziegler Lectures, Max-Planck-Institute für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim, Germany, July 2017
Chute Lectures, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, September 2017
V. J. Shiner Lecture, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, October 2017

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Principal Co-Founder, XiMo, 2010
Scientific Consultant, Verbio, 2018–present
Scientific Consultant, Givaudan, 2006–present
Scientific Consultant, Celgene, 2010–2016
Scientific Consultant, Schering-Plough/Merck Research Institute, 1998–2012
Scientific Advisory Board, Triad Therapeutics, 1998–2004
Scientific Consultant, Tanabe Research Laboratories, 2006–2008
Editorial Advisory Board, Chemical Communications, 2003–2012
Editorial Advisory Board, Synthesis, 1998–2008



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