23 August 1933|
Alice, Texas, Unitit States
|Alma mater||Rice, Varsity o Californie, Berkeley, PhD|
|Awairds||Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996. Cross-cultural ambassador at Sorbonne Varsity UNESCO Club|
|Institutions||Rice Varsity, Harvard Varsity|
Robert Floyd Curl, Jr. (born August 23, 1933) is an emeritus professor o chemistry at Rice Varsity. He wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery o the nanomaterial buckminsterfullerene, alang wi Richard Smalley an aa o Rice Varsity, an Harold Kroto o the Varsity o Sussex.