Scott J. Miller

Professional Positions

2023-Present: Sterling Professor of Chemistry, Yale University
Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry, Yale University
Divisional Director for Science, Yale University (2015-2017)
Chair, Department of Chemistry, Yale University (2009-2015)
2006-Present: Professor of Chemistry, Yale University
2002-2006: Professor of Chemistry, Boston College
2001-2002: Associate Professor of Chemistry, Boston College
1996-2001: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Boston College


1994-1996: Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
(Advisor: Professor Robert H. Grubbs)
1989-1994: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Harvard University
(Advisor: Professor David A. Evans)
1985-1989: B.A./M.A. in Chemistry, Harvard University

Awards and Honors

2024: Wasserman Prize for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Chemistry, Yale University
2023: Remsen Award, Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society
2020: Member, National Academy of Sciences
2019: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitational Fellowship for Research
2018: Fellow of the American Chemical Society
2017: Max Tishler Prize, Harvard University
2016: Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2016: Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society 
2012: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 
2011: National Institutes of Health MERIT Award 
2009: Yoshimasa Hirata Memorial Gold Medal, Nagoya University 
2006: Boehringer-Ingelheim Cares Foundation Unrestricted Research Grant
2005: Robert Burns Woodward Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
2004: Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society
2003: Pfizer Award for Creativity in Organic Chemistry
2000: Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship
2000: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
2000: DuPont Young Professor Award
2000: Glaxo-Wellcome Chemistry Scholar Award
2000: Eli Lilly Grantee Award
2000-2007: Merck Chemistry Council Awards
1999: Cottrell Scholar Award of Research Corporation
1999-2002: National Science Foundation CAREER Award
1998: Research Innovation Award of Research Corporation
1994-1996: National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
1989-1992: National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
1989: Thomas T. Hoopes Prize for Outstanding Senior Thesis,  Harvard College
1986-1989: Harvard College Scholarship

Selected Editorial Roles

2017-Present: Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Organic Chemistry
2017-Present: Editorial Advisory Board, Organic Letters
2015-2016: Senior Editor, Accounts of Chemical Research
2014-2015: Associate Editor, Science Advances
2011-2016: Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of the American Chemical Society
2011-2016: Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Catalysis
2011-Present: Editorial Advisory Board, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis
2010-Present: Editorial Advisory Board, Chemical Science
2007-2009: Editorial Board, Organic Reactions

Selected Other Roles

2017-2021: National Institutes of Health/Center for Scientific Review Advisory Council, Member
2012-Present: Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program, Member
2012-2015: National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences Advisory Council, Member
2009-2015: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Fellowships Program Committee
2009-2012: National Science Foundation Workshop on Organic Synthesis, Co-Chair
2009-2010: National Institutes of Health Study Section, Chair (Synthetic and Biological Chemistry B)
2008-2010: Gordon Research Conference on Stereochemistry, Co-Vice Chair/Co-Chair
2007-2009: Board of Chemical Sciences and Technology of the National Academies, Member
2005-2010: National Institutes of Health Study Section, Member (Synthetic and Biological Chemistry B)

Campus location:
Class of 1954 Chemistry Research Building (CRB)
275 Prospect St., Room 112
Phone: (203) 432-9885