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Eugene Rabinowitch

educator , physical chemist

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)