2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2016 Millennium Technology Prize
2013 National Medal of Technology and Innovation
2011 Draper Prize in Engineering
Linus Pauling Professor
Development and implementation of powerful methods of laboratory evolution to solve complex design problems, with specific applications in renewable energy, drug discovery and development, and production of chemicals. Combining computational and evolutionary design approaches to create enzymes and microbial catalysts for converting cellulosic biomass to fuels and chemicals.