2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Arieh Warshel
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Arieh Warshel is a Nobel Prize winning biochemist and biophysicist, who was born in kibbutz Sde Nahum in northern Israel. After serving as a captain in the Israeli army, he went on to earn his PhD in chemical physics. Warshel joined the faculty of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Southern California in 1976, following postdoctoral work at Harvard and other institutions. In 2013, he and two colleagues in the field were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems. Updated July 2015