University of Hyderabad will award honorary doctorate to Rudolf A Marcus, Nobel laureate in Chemistry, at the university on November 11.

Prof. Marcus will later deliver a talk on - Electron Transfer Theory in Chemistry and its Application to Solar Energy Conversion. The 89-year-old Prof. Marcus was conferred honorary doctorate in absentia at the convocation held on October 1, a press release said.

Rudolph A. Marcus was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1992 for advancing the theory of electron-transfer reactions in chemical systems.