About Yi Tang

Yi Tang received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and Material Science from Penn State University. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from California Institute of Technology under the guidance of Prof. David A. Tirrell. After NIH postdoctoral training in Chemical Biology from Prof. Chaitan Khosla at Stanford University, he started his independent career at University of California Los Angeles in 2004. He is currently a professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UCLA, and holds joint appointments in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; and Department of Bioengineering. His awards include the ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award (2012), the EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award (2012), NIH DP1 Director Pioneer Award (2012) and the ACS Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry (2014).

Yi Tang

Charles Thom Awardees

2018 – Ben Shen
2017 – Kristala Jones Prather
2016 – Huimin Zhao
2015 – Richard Baltz
2014 – Gregg Whited
2013 – William Bentley
2012 – Sang Yup Lee
2011 – C. Herb Ward
2010 – Michael Adams
2009 – David H. Sherman
2008 – James Liao
2007 – Gregory Stephanopoulos
2006 – Richard Monaghan
2005 – Claire M. Fraser
2004 – Geoffrey Michael Gadd
2003 – J. Gregory Zeikus
2002 – Michael H. Gold
2001 – Mervyn Bibb
2000 – Leonard Katz
1999 – Akira Kimura
1998 – C. Richard Hutchinson
1997 – Rita T. Colwell
1996 – Simon Silver
1995 – Teruhiko Beppu
1994 – Paul A. Lemke
1993 – Julian Davies
1992 – Allen I. Laskin
1991 – Satoshi Ōmura
1990 – Charles L. Hershberger
1989 – Edward Katz
1988 – William E. Sandine
1987 – Graham G. Stewart
1986 – Shukuo Kinoshita
1985 – Leo C. Vining
1984 – Richard P. Elander
1983 – Arthur E. Humphrey
1982 – Hubert & Mary Lechevalier
1980 – Clifford W. Hesseltine
1979 – David Perlman
1978 – Arnold L. Demain
1977 – Robert H. Burris
1976 – Robert L. Starkey
1974 – Warren P. Iverson
1973 – H. Boyd Woodruff
1971 – Leland A. Underkofler
1970 – Arthur M. Kaplan
1967 – Kenneth B. Raper