Robert E. Connick


Age: 97

chemist and professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley whose research contributed significantly to advancement in understanding of inorganic reaction kinetics and mechanisms who was perhaps most known for his development of nuclear magnetic reonance methods to determine the rates of water-exchange reactions, who became a principal investigator at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1974 and worked remotely from campus on the Manhattan Project, which researched and developed the first atomic bombs.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: July 29, 1917

Died: August 21, 2014

Kensington, California