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Kohn at the 2012 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
March 9, 1923
|Died||April 19, 2016
|Alma mater||University of Toronto, Harvard|
|Known for||Density functional theory|
Mara (Vishniac) Schiff
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Chemistry(1998), Buckley Prize|
|Institutions||UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego|
|Doctoral advisor||Julian Schwinger|
Kohn was one of 20 Nobel Laureates who signed the "Stockholm memorandum" at the 3rd Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability in Stockholm, Sweden on 18 May 2011.
Kohn died on April 19, 2016 at his home in Santa Barbara, California from jaw cancer, at the age of 93.
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