Frances Arnold

Nobel Prize winner - Chemical Engineering (2018), First female "Millennium Technology Prize" (2016) and "Charles Stark Draper Prize" (2011) winner, President Biden's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology external co-chair
Chemistry, Scientist
Technology, Technology
Frances Arnold


Frances Arnold is one of the most accomplished and renowned scientists in the world. She has won numerous awards, including the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for her groundbreaking biochemistry and enzyme engineering work. She is a highly sought-after speaker who frequently shares her insights on the role of science in society with global audiences. Frances has served on President Joe Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology as an external co-chair since 2021, assisting Biden’s transformation team in identifying scientists for administration positions. Since 2017, Frances has served at the California Institute of Technology as the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry.