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Roald Hoffmann
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Roald Hoffmann
Born July 18, 1937
Złoczów, Poland (now Ukraine)
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Alma mater Stuyvesant High School
Columbia University
Harvard University
Known for reaction mechanisms
Awards 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Scientific career
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Cornell University
Doctoral advisor William N. Lipscomb, Jr.

Roald Hoffmann (born July 18, 1937) is an American theoretical chemist who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He currently teaches at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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