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Frances H. Arnold

Frances H. Arnold
Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry; Director, Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center

B.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1979; Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1985; Postdoctoral, UC Berkeley, Chemistry, 1985; Postdoctoral, Caltech, Chemistry, 1986

Office Location: 228B Spalding
Mail Code:
(626) 395-4162
Fax: (626) 568-8743

Frances H. Arnold Research Group
Rosen Bioengineering Center

Protein engineering, directed protein evolution, structure-guided protein recombination, biocatalysis, biofuels

Selected Awards and Honors (since 2000)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2018); NAS Sackler Prize in Convergence Research (2017); Millennium Technology Prize (2016); Honorary doctorate U. Chicago (2016) and ETH Zurich (2015); National Inventors Hall of Fame (2014); Doctorate honoris causa, Stockholm University (2013); ENI Prize in Renewable and Nonconventional Energy (2013); National Medal of Technology and Innovation (2011); Charles Stark Draper Prize (2011); American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2011); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2010); Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology (2009); National Academy of Sciences (2008); Linnaeus Lecturer, Uppsala University (2008);Cruickshank Lecturer, Gordon Research Conferences (2008);FASEB Excellence in Science Award (2007); Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal, ACS (2005); Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2004); David Perlman Lecture Award, ACS (2003); National Academy of Engineering (2000).

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