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Whittingham awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

M. Stanley WhittinghamThe Department of Chemistry is thrilled to learn that Stan Whittingham is among the three battery scientists to receive this year’s Nobel Prize for their pivotal work in the development of the lithium ion battery. 

As a former Stony Brook research professor and founding co-director of the Northeastern Center for Chemical Energy Storage at Stony Brook, Stan provided inspiration to our graduate and postdoctoral students who benefited from his revolutionary work. He has been a tremendous mentor to many of our students and faculty alike. 

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