A Conversation with Roald Hoffmann
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Hoffmann, Roald; Widom, Ben
Sponsored by the Oral History Project of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, led by Charles Wilcox and Kelly Strickland, this presents an extended interview with a senior member of the faculty, Roald Hoffmann, in which he shares his life's journey, professional interests and reflections about the distinctive character of his department and its nurturing environment. Short biographies of interviewee and interviewer [Ben Widom] are included, in addition to a photo gallery and list of publications of the interviewee. Video Total Run Time: 1 hr and 25 minutes. Topics [m:s]: Early Years [17:02]; Coming to America [6:49]; High School and College [10:56]; Graduate School [4:31]; Extended Huckel Method [4:06]; Connection to Woodward [15:12]; Cornell [4:25]; Nobel Prize [7:23]; Current Research [8:13]; Poetry [5:13]; Conclusion [9:00]The streaming video is openly accessible at: http://ifup.cit.cornell.edu. The DVD was produced by J. Robert Cooke.
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Oral history; Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Aspects of Cornell University history; Nobel laureate in Chemistry 1981; Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters