George Andrew Olah

George Andrew Olah

Born: May 22, 1927

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: George Andrew Olah is a Hungarian-American chemist. His research involves the generation and reactivity of carbocations via superacids. For this research, Olah was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994. He has also been awarded the Priestley Medal, the highest honor granted by the American Chemical Society.

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