Moungi G. Bawendi
Hometown: Born in Paris, grew up in France, Tunisia, and West Lafayette, IN.
Why chemistry? “I had a great chemistry high school teacher, then I had a great freshman chemistry professor, and that’s what did it. And I enjoyed the subject, the combination, that’s where I am today.”
Educational background: B.A. 1982 (Harvard); M.A. 1983 (Harvard); Ph.D. 1988 (University of Chicago).