Alain Veillard

Born June 16, 1934 in Saint-Dié, France.

Retired Directeur de Recherche au Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Le Bel, Strasbourg, France.

Fellow of the Singer-Polignac Foundation (1964–65). Recipient of the Lacaze Prize of the French Academy of Sciences.

Author of:

132 papers, including 5 review articles.

Important Contributions:

  • Atomic and molecular codes for SCF and beyond SCF calculation
  • Theoretical conformational analysis
  • Theoretical study of chemical reactions
  • Structure and reactivity (including photochemical reactivity) of organometallics
  • Electronic structure of large molecules (metalloporphyrins)