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Martin Karplus
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Nobel Prize Laureate Martin Karplus during press conference in Stockholm, December 2013
Born March 15, 1930 (1930-03-15) (age 91)
Citizenship American, Austrian
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Scientific career
Thesis A quantum-mechanical discussion of the bifluoride ion (1954)
Doctoral advisor Linus Pauling

Martin Karplus (born March 15, 1930) is an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist. He is the Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, emeritus at Harvard University. He is also Director of the Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory. He is of Jewish descent.

Karplus received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel, for "the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems".

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