Ramón Enrique Gaviola

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 08-31-1900

Died: 08-07-1989

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1934

Appointed from Argentina:

GAVIOLA, RAMÓN ENRIQUE:  Appointed for studies in the field of physical chemistry, especially photochemistry, at the California Institute of Technology; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1934.

Born August 31, 1900, at Mendoza, Argentina. Education:  Colegio Nacional, Bachiller, 1916; University of La Plata, Agrimensor, 1921; University of Göttingen, 1922–23; University of Berlin, Ph.D., 1926; Johns Hopkins University, 1927–28 (Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation).

Assistant Physicist, 1928–29, Carnegie Institution of Washington; Investigator, University of La Plata, and Professor of Physics, Colegio Nacional,  1929–30; Professor of Physical Chemistry and Mathematical Physics, 1930—, University of Buenos Aires.

Publications:  Articles in Zeitschrift für Physik, Annalen der Physik, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Philosophical Magazine, Nature, Physical Review, Contribuciones de la Universidad de La Plata, Temas de Química, Anales de la Asociación Química Argentina, Chemia.