Born: 27 November 1903, Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway
Died: 5 October 1976, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the reciprocal relations bearing his name, which are fundamental for the thermodynamics of irreversible processes"
Field: chemical thermodynamics, physical chemistry
Prize share: 1/1