|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Chemistry|
|Number:||16 - 0|
|Name:||Willard Frank Libby|
|University:||University of Chicago|
|Country:||UNITED STATES (US)|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1960|
|Name:||Karl-Friedrich O Bonhoeffer|
|Comments:||At the end of the war, in 1945, Libby accepted the post of Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Institute for Nuclear Studies (now the Enrico Fermi Institute for Nuclear Studies) of University of Chicago, remaining there till his appointment by President Eisenhower on 1st October, 1954, as a member of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. This appointment was renewed by the President for a further five-year term on 19th June, 1956, but Libby resigned from it on 30th June, 1959, to become Professor of Chemistry in the University of California at Los Angeles, being appointed Director of the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics on 1st January, 1962.|
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