Nilay Hazari
Nilay Hazari
Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry Department, Yale University
Elected to the Academy in 2020


University of Sydney, 2002, BS and 2003, MS; University of Oxford, 2006, PhD

Professional Area

Expert in organometallic chemistry; specifically designs of homogeneous catalysts for both organic and inorganic applications by elucidating reaction mechanisms; skills in the synthesis and characterization of both inorganic and organic complexes and physical organic techniques to understand reaction pathways.


For creative contributions to the elucidation of inorganic and organometallic reaction mechanisms and the use of rational design based on fundamental understanding to develop new catalysts with industrial significance.