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Leo P. Kadanoff

AKA Leo Philip Kadanoff

Born: 14-Jan-1937
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 26-Oct-2015
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Respiratory failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Second-order phase transitions

Wife: Diane Gordon (div.)
Wife: Ruth Ditzian (until his death)
Daughter: Betsy Kadanoff
Daughter: Felice Kadanoff
Daughter: Marcia Kadanoff

    University: BS, Harvard University
    University: MS, Harvard University
    University: PhD, Harvard University
    Professor: University of Illinois (1962-69)
    Professor: Brown University (1959-78)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1978-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1982
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Philosophical Society
    National Academy of Sciences
    American Physical Society President (2007)
 
    National Medal of Science 1999

Author of books:
Quantum Statistical Mechanics: Green's Function Methods in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Problems (1962, science)
From Order to Chaos: Essays, Critical, Chaotic and Otherwise (1993, science)
Statistical Physics: Statics, Dynamics and Renormalization (2000, science)


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