Kohn Prize Winner 2018

Gabriel Merino


The 2018 Walter Kohn Prize for quantum-mechanical materials and molecular modeling has been awarded to Gabriel Merino, a researcher from Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (Cinvestav), Unidad Mérida, Mexico. The prize recognises his pioneering work on predicting and understanding novel systems that violate standard chemical paradigms, and for generalising and broadening the scope of concepts such as aromaticity, coordination and the chemical bond.