Walter Kohn, a developer of density functional theory has passed away.
“Physics isn’t what I do; it is what I am.”
"Dear Members of our Campus Community, Read more about Walter Kohn, a developer of density functional theory has passed away.
I am deeply saddened to share with you the news that our respected colleague and friend
Professor Walter Kohn passed away late last night. His wife, Mara, and other loved ones
were at his side in his final days and at the time of his passing. My wife, Dilling, and I
were able to visit with Mara at her home this morning and extend our deepest
condolences in person.
Walter first joined our faculty in 1979,...