Biemann, K. (Klaus)
Klaus Biemann is a member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Chemistry.
from MIT Chemformation, vol. 24 no. 3, April 2007: Born in Innsbruck, Austria in 1926, Biemann earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the university therein 1951, before coming to MIT in 1955. Biemann’s many awards and honors include the Thomson Medal(1991), the first Field and Franklin Award in applied Mass Spectrometry from the American Chemical Society (1986), the Fritz Pregl Medal of the Austrian Microchemical Society (1977), the Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal from NASA (1977) and the Stas Medal of the Belgian Chemical Society (1962). He was elected to the National Academy of Science in 1993 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1966. He has authored over 350 scientific publications and a book, Mass Spectrometry: Organic Chemical Applications (1962). Professor Biemann, with his family, were faculty residents at McCormack Hall from 1967-1971.
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