Philip Coppens (chemist)

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Philip Coppens (born 24 August 1930, Amersfoort) is a Dutch-born American chemist and crystallographer.


Coppens received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Amsterdam in 1954 and 1960. In 1968, following appointments at the Weizmann Institute and Brookhaven National Laboratory, he was appointed in the chemistry department at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is currently a SUNY Distinguished Professor and holder of the Henry M. Woodburn Chair of Chemistry.

Honours and awards[edit]

Coppens is a Corresponding Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences since 1979[1] and has been awarded the Gregori Aminoff Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1996, the Ewald Prize of the International Union of Crystallography in 2005.,[2] and Kołos Medal in 2013.


  1. ^ "P. Coppens". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  2. ^ The Ewald Prize, 2005

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