William Cochran

  • From:

    University of Edinburgh

  • Year:

    1985

  • Subject:

    Life Science

  • Award:

    Potts

  • Citation:

    For crystallography of biological compounds.

William Cochran made pioneering contributions to the science of X-ray crystallography, and his work has made a profound impact on its development and application of the field. He made many original contributions to lattice dynamics and its relation to phase transitions, which stimulated a new and fruitful field of results.

In 1978, Dr. Cochran was awarded the Hughes Medal of the Royal Society of London.

Information as of 1985