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us: Olah, George A. (George Andrew), 1927-2017


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • George Andrew
  • Variants

    • us: Olah, George Andrew, 1927-2017
    • us: Olah, G. A. (George Andrew), 1927-2017
    • us: Oláh, György, 1927-2017
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1927-05-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2017-03-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Budapest (Hungary)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Beverly Hills (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Southern California
        • Affiliation Start: 1977
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Case Western Reserve University
        • Affiliation Start: 1967
        • Affiliation End: 1977
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Western Reserve University
        • Affiliation Start: 1965
        • Affiliation End: 1967
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Dow Chemical Company
        • Affiliation Start: 1957
        • Affiliation End: 1965
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Associated Language

        ger
    • Associated Language

        hun
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Chemistry
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017
        (lcsh) Hydrocarbons
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017
        (lcsh) Carbocations
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017
        (lcsh) Superacids
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017
        (lcsh) Methanol as fuel
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Nobel Prize winners
          (lcsh) Chemists
            (lcsh) College teachers
        • Use For

        • Sources

          • found: LCCN 61-4500: His Einführung in die theoretische organische Chemie, 1960 (hdg.: Olah, George Andrew, 1927- )
          • found: LC data base, 3-8-84 (hdg.: Olah, George Andrew, 1927- ; usage: George A. Olah)
          • found: Synthetic fluorine chemistry, c1992: CIP t.p. (G.A. Olah) t.p. verso (George A. Olah; Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute and Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Southern Calif., Los Angeles, CA) data sheet (b. 5-22-27)
          • found: Életem és a mágikus kémia, c2002: t.p. (Oláh György)
          • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 13, 2017 (in obituary published Mar. 12: George A. Olah; George Andrew Olah; b. May 22, 1927, Budapest; fled Hungary after the 1956 uprising, making brief stops in Vienna and London before moving to Montreal; d. Wednesday [Mar. 8, 2017], Beverly Hills, Calif., aged 89; Hungarian-born scientist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994 for his study of the chemical reactions of carbon compounds; his work began at a Dow Chemical Company research laboratory in Sarnia, Ont., where he settled in 1957; he left Dow in 1965 to return to academia as a chemistry professor at Western Reserve University in Cleveland (which became Case Western Reserve in 1967); moved to the University of Southern California in 1977 and founded the Hydrocarbon Research Institute there; professor of chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science)
        • Change Notes

          • 1984-03-30: new
          • 2017-03-13: revised
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