Richard F. Heck


BirthdaySaturday, August 15, 1931
Countdown Days left until next birthday: 323
BirthplaceSpringfield Massachusetts, United States
Age87 years old
Birth SignLeo

About Richard F. Heck

Richard Fred Heck (born August 15 1931) is an American chemist noted for the discovery and development of the Heck reaction which uses palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions that couple aryl halides with alkenes. Heck was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on October 6 2010 with the Japanese chemists Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki for their work in palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions in organic synthesis.

When is Richard F. Heck's birthday?

Richard F. Heck was born on the , which was a Saturday. Richard F. Heck will be turning 88 in only 323 days from today.

How old is Richard F. Heck?

Richard F. Heck is 87 years old. To be more precise, the current age as of right now is 31819 days, 6 hours, 1 minutes and 29 seconds.

What is Richard F. Heck's zodiac sign?

Richard F. Heck's zodiac sign is Leo.

Where was Richard F. Heck born?

Richard F. Heck was born in Springfield Massachusetts, United States.

Is Richard F. Heck still alive?

Yes, Richard F. Heck is still alive.

AlmaMater: University of California Los Angeles

Award: Nobel Prize in Chemistry

KnownFor: Heck reaction

Residence: Philippines, Quezon City, Metro Manila

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