Arieh Warshel, 1940-

With Martin Karplus and Michael Levitt, Warshel was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2013. His work in computational chemistry applied classical mechanics and quantum mechanics to predict and model chemical reactions. He studied at the Technion and the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is a professor in theoretical chemistry and biophysics at the University of Southern California.

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