publication . Article . 2015

A Conversation with Adam Heller

Heller, Adam; Cairns, Elton J;
Open Access English
  • Published: 24 Jul 2015
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
© 2015 by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved. Adam Heller, Ernest Cockrell Sr. Chair in Engineering Emeritus of the John J. McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, recalls his childhood in the Holocaust and his contributions to science and technology that earned him the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation in a conversation with Elton J. Cairns, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Heller, born in 1933, describes the enslavement of his father by Hungarians in 1942; the confiscation of his family's home, business, and all its belongings in 1944; and hi...
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free text keywords: Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring, Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Electronics, Medical, Research, Awards and Prizes, History, 20th Century, 21st Century, United States, Romania, Autobiography
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