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Kendall Houk

Kendall Newcomb Houk
BornFebruary 27 1943(1943-02-27)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Alma materHarvard University
Academic advisor  Robert Burns Woodward
Kendall Newcomb Houk (b. 1943) is a Professor of chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Professor Houk was born in Nashville, Tennessee and received his A.B. (1964), B.S. (1966), and Ph.D. (1968) from Harvard University working with R. A. Olofson during his undergraduate work and R. B. Woodward for his graduate work. He joined the faculty at Louisiana State University in 1968 and becoming Professor in 1976. He moved to the University of Pittsburgh in 1980. In 1986, he moved to U.C.L.A., becoming a Distinguished Professor in 1987.

His work is largely concerned with theoretical organic chemistry, including reactivity and the computer modeling of complex organic reactions.

He is a member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science

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