John Pople

Nobel prize winning British chemist (1925-2004)

Sir John Anthony Pople, KBE FRS (31 October 1925 – 15 March 2004)[1] was an American scientist. He was a Nobel Prize winning theoretical chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Walter Kohn in the year 1998.

Sir John Pople
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Born(1925-10-31)31 October 1925
Died15 March 2004(2004-03-15) (aged 78)
Alma materCambridge University
Known forComputational methods in quantum chemistry
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1998)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical chemistry
Quantum chemistry
Computational chemistry
Doctoral advisorJohn Lennard-Jones
Doctoral studentsA. David Buckingham
Martin Head-Gordon


  1. Frisch, Michael J. (17 March 2004). "Reflections on John Pople's Career and Legacy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2014.

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