James Tour

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James M. Tour is the T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Computer Science, and Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering at Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA. Tour’s scientific research spans across many areas of nanotechnology, from medicine to nanomachines and new materials. He has founded more than 10 companies based upon his research, two of those now public companies. He has over 700 research publications and over 140 patent families, with an h-index = 150 and total citations of ~110,000.