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Armin Leonhard Weiss

chemist

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

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

Membership

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.

Connections

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