Vladimir E. Bondybey (1940 – 2020)

Vladimir E. Bondybey (1940 – 2020)

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Professor Emeritus Vladimir E. Bondybey, Technical University of Munich, Germany, passed away on July 6, 2020. He was well known for his spectroscopy research on the structure and reactivity of molecules, radicals, ions, and clusters in the gas phase or in low-temperature matrices.

Vladimir E. Bondybey was born on January 4, 1940, in Prague, today’s Czech Republic. He studied chemistry at the Universities of Prague and Rostock, Germany, from 1963 to 1968, and at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, from 1969 to 1972. He received an RNDr. degree from the University of Prague and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1971. Vladimir E. Bondybey joined Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA, as a postdoctoral researcher in 1972. From 1973 to 1986, he was a researcher at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, and from 1985 on, he served as Professor of Chemistry at Ohio State University, Columbus, USA. In 1989, Vladimir Bondybey became Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich. He remained there until his retirement in 2005.

Bondybey was a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

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