Joseph W. Kennedy
#44788 Overall Influence

Joseph W. Kennedy

American scientist

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Joseph William Kennedy was an American chemist who was a co-discoverer of plutonium, along with Glenn T. Seaborg, Edwin McMillan and Arthur Wahl. During World War II he was head of the CM Division at the Manhattan Project's Los Alamos Laboratory, where he oversaw research onto the chemistry and metallurgy of uranium and plutonium. After the war, he was recruited as a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where he is credited with transforming a university primarily concerned with undergraduate teaching into one that also boasts strong graduate and research programs. He died of cancer of the stomach at the age of 40.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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University of Kansas
University of Kansas

Public research university in Kansas, United States

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Stephen F. Austin State University
Stephen F. Austin State University

Public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

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Kansas State University
Kansas State University

Public university in the state of Kansas

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#5222 World Rank
Physics
#1321214 World Rank
Mathematics

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