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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

ORGANIZATION

"The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a philanthropic nonprofit institution, was established in 1934 by Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr., then President and Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Corporation."

Official Website:
http://www.sloan.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1934

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan S. Blinder
Economist
14-Oct-1945   Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve
Stephen L. Brown
Business
c. 1938   President of John Hancock, 1987-2000
Linda B. Buck
Biologist
29-Jan-1947   Odorant receptors and olfactory organization
John Clarke
Physicist
10-Feb-1942   Superconducting quantum interference
Karl T. Compton
Physicist
15-Sep-1887 22-Jun-1954 Bikini Island atomic tests
Leon N. Cooper
Physicist
28-Feb-1930   BCS Theory of Superconductivity
Robert F. Curl, Jr.
Chemist
23-Aug-1933   Co-Discovered fullerines
Ed Felten
Computer Programmer
25-Mar-1963   Broke SDMI
Sheldon Glashow
Physicist
5-Dec-1932   Electroweak Theory
Ralph E. Gomory
Business
c. 1938   Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
Sanford J. Grossman
Business
21-Jul-1953   CEO of Quantitative Financial Strategies
Alan J. Heeger
Physicist
22-Jan-1936   Metallic polymers
Roald Hoffmann
Chemist
18-Jul-1937   Woodward-Hoffmann reaction
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Educator
13-Aug-1950   President, University of Maryland Baltimore
Paul L. Joskow
Economist
c. 1946   Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Charles R. LaMantia
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Arthur D. Little, 1988-99
Rudolph A. Marcus
Chemist
21-Jul-1923   Electron-transfer reactions
Eric Maskin
Economist
12-Dec-1950   Mechanism design theory
Sandra O. Moose
Business
c. 1941   Ex-VP, Boston Consulting Group
Roger B. Myerson
Economist
29-Mar-1951   Mechanism design theory
John C. Polanyi
Chemist
23-Jan-1929   Infrared chemiluminescence
Frederick Reines
Physicist
16-Mar-1918 26-Aug-1998 Co-Discover of the neutrino
Kenneth S. Rogoff
Economist
22-Mar-1953   Harvard economist
Richard E. Salomon
Business
c. 1942   Chairman of Mecox Ventures
Wallace Sargent
Astronomer
15-Feb-1935   Astrophysicist at CalTech
Melvin Schwartz
Physicist
2-Nov-1932 28-Aug-2006 Researcher of neutrinos
Harold T. Shapiro
Educator
8-Jun-1935   President of Princeton, 1988-2000
K. Barry Sharpless
Chemist
28-Apr-1941   Chiral catalysts
Alfred P. Sloan
Business
23-May-1875 17-Feb-1966 Chairman of GM, 1937-56
Richard E. Smalley
Chemist
6-Jun-1943 28-Oct-2005 Co-Discovered fullerines
Robert M. Solow
Economist
23-Aug-1924   Theory of economic growth
A. Michael Spence
Economist
7-Nov-1943   Asymmetric markets
Timothy Swager
Chemist
1-Jul-1961   Chemist at MIT
Dennis Weatherstone
Business
29-Nov-1930 13-Jun-2008 CEO of JP Morgan, 1990-94
Frank Wilczek
Physicist
15-May-1951   Deep structure of matter
Ahmed H. Zewail
Chemist
26-Feb-1946   Femtochemistry


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