Walter Kohn passed away

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings mourn the loss of Walter Kohn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.  He passed away at the age of 93 on 19 April.

Walter Kohn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998 “for his development of the density-functional theory” together with co-recipient John A. Pople. Kohn took part in 9 Lindau Meetings and was particularly beloved because of his affectionate nature and his great enthusiasm to engage with young scientists.

To learn more about the life of Walter Kohn, visit his profile in the mediatheque.

 

Photo: R. Schultes/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: R. Schultes/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

Photo: R. Schultes/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: R. Schultes/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

Photo: Peter Badge/typos1

Photo: Peter Badge/typos1

 

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Photo: Ch. Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

 

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