Historical faculty and alumni

As part of our 150th anniversary celebration in 2022, we are pleased to make available this index of listings about some of our faculty and notable alumni who have been involved with the College for the last 150 years. We are currently working on this project and will continue to grow it over the next year. If you do not see someone's name here that you think should be included, please contact us at coc_editor@berkeley.edu.

  • Alumni are marked with an asterik (*).
  • Nobel Laurates are marked with a dagger (†).
  • Faculty who left for other institutions (❖).
  • Facutly who are recently deceased. (❀).

Acrivos, Andres
*❖Alivisatos, Paul
Andersen, Richard Allan
Armentrout, Peter
Armstrong, William
Arnold, John
*†Arnold, Frances
Arnold, Polly
*Baranger, Anne
Barlett, Paul Allan
Bartlett, Neil
Bartlett, Paul
Bednarski, Mark
Bell, Alexis Tarassov
Bergman, Robert George
*❖Bertozzi, Carolyn
Biddle, Henry Chalmers
Blanch, Harvey Warren
Blasdale, Walter Charles
Boering, Kristie
*Booth, Edward
Boudart, Michel
Branch, Gerald Eyre Kirkwood
Bray, William Crowell
Brewer, Leo
Bromley, LeRoy Alton
Browne, Doug
Cairns, Elton James
†Calvin, Melvin
Carr, Ezra Slocum
Cason, James
Cate, Jamie
Cerny, Joseph
Chandler, David
Chang, Chris
Chang, Michelle
Chen, Yongqin
*Christy, Samuel Benedict
Clark, John
Cohen, Ronald
Connick, Robert Elwell
Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
Cuk, Tanja
*Cunningham, Burris Bell
Dauben, William Garfield
Dawson, Ken
Denn, Morton Mace
†Doudna, Jennifer
Eastman, Ermon Dwight
Ellman, Jonathan
*Ferguson, Lloyd Noel
Fischer, Felix
Fisher, Robert A.
Fleming, Graham
Foss, Alan Stuart
Francis, Matthew
Frechet, Jean
*Geissler, Phillip
*†Giauque, William Francis
Gibson, (George) Ernest
Gin, Doug
*Ginsberg, Naomi
Goren, Simon Land
Gray, John Hatfield
Grens, Edward Anthony, II
Grove, Andrew
Groves, Jay
*Gwinn, William Dulaney

*❖Hammond, Ming
Hanson, Donald Norman
Harris, Robert Arthur
Harris, Charles Bonner
*Hartwig, John
Hawkins, Joel
Haymet, Tony
Head-Gordon, Martin
Head-Gordon, Teresa
Hearst, John Eugene
Heathcock, Clayton Howell
Herm, Ron
†❖Herschbach, Dudley Robert
Hess, Dennis William
Hildebrand, Joel Henry
Hill, Craig
Hoffman, Darleane Christian
Hogness, Thorfin Rusten
Hubbel, Wayne Lester
*Inouye, Kaoru
Jensen, Frederick Richard
Johnston, Harold Sledge
*Jolly, William Lee
Jura, George
❖Kayalar, Celik
Kenyon, George
Kim, Sung-Hou
Kirsch, Jack
King, C. Judson
Klinman, Judith Pollock
*Koshland, Daniel E.
❖Krantz, Bryan
Kuriyan, John
Kwabena, Bediako
Latimer, Wendell Mitchell
Leahy, James
†*Lee, Yuan Tseh
Lester, William Alexander, Jr.
Lewis, Gilbert Newton
*Libby, Willard Frank
*Limmer, David
*Long, Jeffrey
Lynn, Scott
*Lyon, David Nathaniel
MacMillan, David
Mahan, Bruce Herbert
Maier, Wilhelm
Majda, Marcin
Markowitz, Samuel Solomon
Marletta, Michael
Mathies, Richard Alfred
McClain, Martin
*McClure, Don
McCusker, Jim
Merrill, Robert Perkins
Miler, Evan
Miller, Bill
Miller, William Hughes
Modrich, Paul
*†Mario Molina
*Moore, (Charles) Bradley
Moretto, Luciano Giuseppe
Morgan, William Conger
Muetterties, Earl Leonard
❀*Myers, Rollie John
*Neumark, Dan
*Neuscamman, Eric
*Newman, John Scott
Nitsche, Heino
Novak, Bruce
Noyce, Donald Sterling
O'Konski, Chester Thomas
*O'Neill, Edmond
Olander, Donald Raymound
Olson, Axel Ragnar
Orlemann, Edwin Franklyn
Pedersen, Steve


*Perlman, Isadore
Petersen, Eugene Edward
Phillips, Norman Edgar
*Pimentel, George Claude
Pines, Alexander
*Pitzer, Kenneth Sanborn
Porter, Charles Walter
Porter, Jack
Powell, Richard Edward
Pratt, Lawrence
Prausnitz, John Micheal
*Rabani, Eran
Radke, Clayton John
Randall, Merle
Rapoport, Henry
Rasmussen, John Oscar, Jr.
Raymond, Ken
Reimer, Jeffrey A.
*Richmond, Geraldine 
Rising, Willard Bradley
Rittle, John
*Rollefson, Gerhard Krohn
*Ruben, Samuel
Sarpong, Richmond
Sauer, Kenneth
Savage, David
Saykally, Richard James
Schaefer, (Henry) Frederick, III
Schaefer, Fritz
Schepartz, Alanna 
Schultz, Peter
*Schutz, Phillip William 
†*Seaborg, Glenn Theodore
*Sharwood, William John
Shen, Mitchel Ming-Chi
Shin, Yeon-Kyun
*Shirley, David Arthur
Smart, James
Somorjai, Gabor Arpad
Soong, David Syhlih
Stacy, Angelica
Sternlicht, Himan
Stevens, Raymond
*❖Stillman, John Maxson
Strauss, Herbet Leopold
Street, Kenneth, Jr.
Streitwiser, Andrew, Jr. 
Stewart, (Thomas) Dale
†*❖Taube, Henry
Tauner, Dirk
*Templeton, David Henry
Templeton, Lilo
*Thompson, Stanley G.
*Tilley, T. Don
❀Tinoco, Ignacio Jr.
Tobias, Charles William
Tolman, Richard Chace
Toste, Dean
*Urey, Harold
Vermeulen, Theodore
*Vold, Marjorie
Vollhardt, (Kurt) Peter Christian
Wang, James C.
Washburn, William
Wemmer, David
Whaley, Birgitta
❀Wilke, Charles Robert 
Williams, (Ford) Campbell
Williams, Evan
❀❖ Williams, Micheal Charles
Winn, John
Xu, Ke
Yaghi, Omar
Yang, Peidong
†* Zewail, Ahmed
Zimm, Bruno Hasbrouck
Zuerch, Michael