15. George Whitesides
The Power List 2019 – Top 20
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Harvard University, USA.
Research: Whitesides’ research covers a wide range of topics from organic chemistry to materials science, microfluidics, self-assembly and nanotechnology. The goal: to develop diagnostic tools that are of low cost and simple to use.
Nominator comment:“George deserves a place on the list for his contributions to microfluidics and low-cost assay development.”