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John Pople

Nobel prize winning British chemist


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Sir John Anthony Pople was a British theoretical chemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Walter Kohn in 1998 for his development of computational methods in quantum chemistry.Early life and education Pople was born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, and attended the Bristol Grammar School. He won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1943. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1946. Between 1945 and 1947 he worked at the Bristol Aeroplane Company. He then returned to the University of Cambridge and was awarded his PhD in mathematics in 1951 on lone pair electrons.

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Carnegie Mellon University

Private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#14 World Rank
#1051 World Rank
#1999 World Rank