William M. Gelbart, PhD

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: 3057 Young Hall
Mail: 607 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1569
Phone: (310) 825-2005
Fax: (310) 206-4038
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Education and Training
Harvard University 1963-67 B.S. Chemistry and Physics
University of Chicago 1967-68 M.S. Chemical Physics
University of Chicago 1968-70 Ph.D. Chemical Physics
University of Paris at Orsay 1971 Postdoctoral, Physical Chemistry
UC Berkeley 1972 Postdoctoral, Physical Chemistry

Faculty Positions
1972-1975 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
1975-1979 Associate Professor of Chemistry, UCLA
1979-1999 Professor of Chemistry, UCLA
1999-present Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

Other Professional Positions
1983 Exchange Professor, University of Paris at Orsay
1988 Brotherton Professor (Endowed Lectureship), University of Leeds, England
1999 Rothschild Professor, Institut Curie, Paris, France
2001-2004 Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

1970 NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship
1971 Miller Institute Fellowship at Berkeley
1974 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
1976 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
1981 Glenn T. Seaborg Award (UCLA)
1986 Hanson-Dow Distinguished Teaching Award (UCLA)
1987 Fellow, American Physical Society
1988, 2003 H. N. McCoy Award (UCLA)
1991 Lennard-Jones Medal (British Royal Society)
1996 University Distinguished Teaching Award
1998 J. S. Guggenheim Fellowship
2001 American Chemical Society Hildebrand ("Liquids") Prize 

2002 Bikerman Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University 

2006 Laughlin Lecturer, Cornell University 

2009 Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences