Muttaiya Sundaralingam



Age: 73


Summary: Sri Lankan American world-renowned molecular scientist and professor of biochemistry at Ohio State University from 1989 to 2001 who was a pioneer in the field of stereochemistry and crystallography of nucleic acids, and whose works had been published in numerous journals including Nature and Science, among others.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: September 21, 1931


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka