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More Press Releases in: Chemistry, Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley-VCH
October 09, 2013

Wiley Congratulates the Winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that the Royal Swedish Academy has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2013 to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshel.

Professor Martin Karplus, ofUniversité de Strasbourg, France, and Harvard University, U.S.A., Professor Michael Levitt, of Stanford University School of Medicine, U.S.A., and Professor Arieh Warshel, of University of Southern California, U.S.A., were awarded the Nobel Prize for laying the foundations for the way computer programs are used to understand and predict chemical processes.

Professor Karplus currently serves on the editorial advisory boards for the Wiley published titles, the Journal of Molecular Recognition and the Journal of Computational ChemistryProfessor Karplus has published research with Wiley throughout his career and has contributed book chapters to titles including the Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry.

Professor Levitt has published research in the Journal of Computational Chemistry and Protein Science; while Professor Warshel has contributed a chapter on computer simulations of biological molecules to the Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, and has presented research in journals including Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics.

The laureates’ research laid the theoretical foundation for the further study of computer modeling, including the Angewandte Chemie article noted in the Nobel foundation’s background paper.

To celebrate the achievements of the Nobel winners, Wiley will be making a selection of content from this year’s winners of Nobel Prizes free to access until the end of the year. Please visit the Nobel Prize page on Wiley Online Library for more information and to access content, which will be updated throughout the award period.