Alan MacDiarmid

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Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Feb 7, 2007 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
Feb 7, 2007 (79)

About

Chemist who won the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with conductive polymers. He worked as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania for 45 years.

Before Fame

He worked as a janitor at Victoria University of Wellington while he was studying chemistry there in the 40's.

Trivia

His name is on over 600 published papers and 20 patents.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Marian Mathieu, who he married in 1954.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in 2000, three years before Peter Agre did.