Gerhard Krohn Rollefson

Fellow: Awarded 1925

Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-12-1900

Died: 11-15-1955

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1925-26:

Rollefson, Gerhard K.: Appointed for an investigation of the primary effects produced by the action of light on vapors, principally with Professor Franck, at the University of Göttingen, Germany; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1925.

Born January 12, 1900, at Grand Forks, North Dakota. Education: University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1920, M.A., 1921; University of California, Ph.D., 1923. DuPont Fellow, University of California, 1922-23.

Principal, Minong (Wisconsin) High School, 1917-18; Assistant in Physics, 1919-20, Assistant in Chemistry, 1920-21, University of Wisconsin; Teaching Fellow, 1921-22, Instructor, 1923—, University of California.

Publications: Articles in Physical Review, Science, Journal of the American Chemical Society.