Allan McLeod Cormack Biography

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Allan McLeod Cormack Biography

Allan McLeod Cormack biography: Allan McLeod was a physicist from South Africa who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his project that was based on x-ray computed tomography.

Allan McLeod Age, Education, Career and Death.

#1924
Allan McLeod was born on 23rd February, 1924 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

#Education
Allan McLeod studied at Rondebosch Boys’ High School in Cape Town. In 1944, he graduated from the University of Cape Town with a B.Sc. in physics and in 1945, he achieved an M.Sc. in crystallography from the same university. In 1947, he became a doctoral student at Cambridge University.

#Career
Allan McLeod became a professor at Tufts University in 1957. His interest in x-ray technology led to his contribution in CT scanning. He was a member of International Academy of Science.

#Awards
Allan McLeod received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979 and a National Medal of Science in 1990.

#Husband
Allan McLeod was married to Barbara Seavey.

#Death
Allan McLeod died on 7th May, 1998nin Winchester, United States due to cancer.

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