Walter Kohn

Walter Kohn

Born: March 9, 1923

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Physicist

Biography: Walter Kohn is an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1998. The award recognized their contributions to the understandings of the electronic properties of materials.

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Source/Notes: In a discussion with UCSD's Ivan Schuller, on UCTV Series: UCSD Guestbook (9/1999) (Science) (Show ID: 4136)