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Eugene Rabinowitch

Eugene Rabinowitch, Russian educator, physical chemist. Recipient 1965 Kalinga prize United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; Kettering award American Society Plant Physiological, 1967. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Federation American Scientists, American Biophysics Society.

Background

  • Rabinowitch, Eugene was born on April 27, 1901 in St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia. Son of Isaac and Zinaida (Weinlud) Rabinowitch.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Berlin, 1926. Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary) Brandeis U., 1960. Honorary Doctor of Science, Dartmouth, 1964, Columbia College, Chicago, 1967, Alma (Michigan) College, 1970.

    Career

    • Research associate U. Gottingen, 1929-1933, University College, London, 1934-1938, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1939-1944, Manhattan Project, 1944-1946. 46: research professor botany and biophysics University of Illinois, 1947-1968, member Center Advanced Studies, 1966-1968. Professor of chemistry and biology State University New York, Albany, from 1968.

      Senior adviser Center for Science and Human Affairs, from 1968.

    Works

    • Author: (monographs) Rare Gases (German), 1928. Periodic System (German), 1930. Photosynthesis, Volume 1, 1945, Vol.

      II 1, 1950, Vol. II 2, 1956. Minutes to Midnight, 1950. Dawn of a New Age, 1964.

      Also articles. Editor, editorial writing Bulletin Atomic Scientists.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Federation American Scientists, American Biophysics Society.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Mejerson, March 12, 1932. Children: Alexander and Victor (twins).
    • father: Isaac Rabinowitch
    • mother: Zinaida (Weinlud) Rabinowitch
    • spouse: Anna Mejerson
    • child: Alexander and Victor Rabinowitch (twins)
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    Born April 27, 1901
    Died March 15, 1971
    (aged 69)
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