A Caltech chemical physics professor died in his Altadena home on October 15, according to an article on the Caltech website.
Aron Kuppermann, 85, joined the Caltech faculty in 1963. According to the Caltech website, he "pioneered the use of supercomputers for predicting the cross sections and rates of chemical reactions."
Kuppermann was born in Brazil, and did some of his undergraduate work there. He received his PhD at the University of Notre Dame.
He is survived by his wife and four children.
For more on his life and his work, visit the Caltech website.