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Olah, George Andrew

Born: 1927 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Hungarian
Categories: Chemists


1927 - Born on the 22nd of May in Hungary.

1956 - He and his family moved briefly to England and then to Canada where he joined Dow Chemical in Sarnia.

1965 - He returned to Academia at Case Western Reserve University.

1971 - He became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States.

1994 - He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

2005 - He is currently a distinguished professor at the University of Southern California.

       - He was the director of the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute.
       - He wrote an essay promoting the Methanol Economy.


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