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* 27.11.1903 in Kristiania, today Oslo

05.10.1976 in Coral Gables (Florida) near Miami

 

1920 Study of Chemical Engineering, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Oslo

1925 Graduation

1926 - 1928 Mitarbeiter bei P. Debye, ETH Zürich

1928 Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

1929 Assistant Professor, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

1934 - 1940 Assistant Professor, Yale University

1935 Ph.D., Yale University

1940 - 1945 Associate Professor, Yale University

1945 - 1972 J. Willard Gibbs  Professor of Theoretical Chemistryr, Yale University

 

1968 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for contribution to the thermodynamics of irreversible processes

 

Source: Wikipedia; Nobelprize.org