|Born||August 1, 1921|
|Died||August 28, 1998(aged 77)|
|Institutions||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Alma mater||ETH Zürich|
|Thesis||Beitrag zur Konstitutionsaufklärung des Breins (1949)|
|Doctoral advisor||Leopold Ružička|
|Doctoral students||Edward M. Burgess|
George Hermann Büchi (August 1, 1921 – August 28, 1998) was organic chemist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Paternò's reaction", known since the early twentieth century, was renamed to the "Paternò–Büchi reaction" based enhancements made to it by Büchi's research group.
- Paterno, E.; Chieffi, G. (1909). Gazzetta Chimica Italiana 39 (2): 341–361.
- G. Büchi, Charles G. Inman, and E. S. Lipinsky (1954). "Light-catalyzed Organic Reactions. I. The Reaction of Carbonyl Compounds with 2-Methyl-2-butene in the Presence of Ultraviolet Light". Journal of the American Chemical Society 76 (17): 4327–4331. doi:10.1021/ja01646a024.
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