Walter Kohn

About Walter Kohn

Birth Day: March 9, 1923
Birth Place: Austria
Died On: Apr 19, 2016 (age 93)
Birth Sign: Pisces

Walter Kohn Net Worth

Walter Kohn was bornon March 9, 1923 in Austria. A theoretical physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998 for his research in understanding electronic properties of materials. He also played an integral role in the development of density functional theory.
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About

A theoretical Physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998 for his research in understanding electronic properties of materials. He also played an integral role in the development of density functional theory.

Before Fame

He arrived in England in 1938 as part of the famous Kindertransport rescue operation, where the UK took in nearly 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi territories.

Trivia

He became a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 1969.

Family Life

Both of his parents were killed in the Holocaust.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize the year before Ahmed Zewail did.