EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES / AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES / AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Maurice Loyal Huggins (1897-1981), US physical chemist. Huggins pioneered study of the chemistry of polymers, developing a number of theories to explain their structures (such as the Flory-Huggins solution theory). Huggins obtained his doctorate in 1922 from the University of California, Berkeley. After working at the Stanford Research Institute and Johns Hopkins University, he worked at the Eastman Kodak photographic company from 1936. He returned to the Stanford Research Institute from 1959 to 1967. In 1980, he received the Division of Polymer Chemistry Award from the American Chemical Society. Photographed circa 1950.
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