Walter Kohn

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Walter Kohn

Born Walter Kohn
March 9, 1923 (1923-03-09) (age 91)
Vienna, Austria
Nationality United States
Fields Physics
Institutions UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego
Alma mater University of Toronto, Harvard
Doctoral advisor Julian Schwinger
Known for Density functional theory
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry(1998), Buckley Prize
This person won a Nobel Prize

Walter Kohn (born March 9, 1923) is an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998.[1]

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  1. From Exile to Excellence, by Karin Hanta (Austria Culture Vol. 9 No. 1 January/February 1999)

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