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Armin Leonhard Weiss

Armin Leonhard Weiss, German chemist. Recipient medal d'hommage University Libre, Brussels, 1964; Liebig award, 1981; Textile Improvement award, 1984.


  • Weiss, Armin Leonhard was born on November 5, 1927 in Stefling, Germany. Son of Michael and Therese (Kö nig) Weiss.

  • Education

    • Dipl.Chem., University Munich, 1951. Doctor rerum naturalium, Technology University Darmstadt, 1953. Doctor honoris Causa, University Budapest.


    • Member faculty University Darmstadt, 1955-1960. Professor University Heidelberg, 1960-1965. Professor chemistry University Munich, since 1965, director Institute Anorganische Chemie, since 1965.

      Author, moderator television productions on chemistry.


    • Author research papers. Editor: Colloid and Polymer Science. Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science.


    Member faculty University Darmstadt, 1955-1960. Member Kolloidgesellschaft (president since 1967), Association International for Study Argiles (vice president 1978-1981), International Association Colloid and Surface Scientists (vice president 1979-1981), New York Academy of Sciences, German Chemical Society, Clay Mineral Society, German Rheolog. Society, German Society Kristallwachstum and Kristallzü chtung.


    • Married Angela Rauh, August 12, 1955. Children– Norbert Michael, Eva Carola, Doris Angela, Ulrich Peter Heinrich.
    • father: Michael Kö
    • mother: Therese (Kö
    • spouse: Angela Rauh
    • children: Norbert Michael Weiss
    • Eva Carola Weiss
    • Doris Angela Weiss
    • Ulrich Peter Heinrich Weiss
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    Born November 5, 1927