Biography. Professor in the Graduate School, born 1936; B.Sc. Taiwan University (1959); M.S. Tsinghua University (1961); Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (1965); Sloan Fellow (1969); Dreyfus Scholar (1971); Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1975); Fellow Am. Phys. Soc. (1976); Guggenheim Fellow (1977); Member National Academy of Sciences (1979); Member Academia Sinica (1980); E.O. Lawrence Award (1981); Miller Professor, Berkeley (1981); Fairchild Distinguished Scholar (1983); Harrison Howe Award (1983); Peter Debye Award (1986); National Medal of Science (1986); Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1986); Faculty Senior Scientist, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.