Pekka Pyykkö


Born October 12, 1941 in Hinnerjoki, Finland.

Professor of Chemistry at University of Helsinki, Finland.
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Member of Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, Kungliga Vetenskapssamhället i Uppsala, European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Letters, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Academia Europea, and Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien. Decorated by the President of Finland (FVR R I, 1995). A. I. Virtanen Prize 1997. E. J. Nyström Prize 1998, Humboldt Prize 2002, Palmes Académiques 2009.

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Over 300 scientific papers and the bibliography "Relativistic Theory of Atoms and Molecules I–III" (Springer, Berlin, 1986, 1993, 2000). See home page.

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