In thermodynamics, **Howard Reiss** (c.1934-) is an American physical chemist noted for his 1965 *Methods of Thermodynamics*, the second chapter of which, entitled “Mathematical Apparatus”, he gives a fairly decent overview of mathematical thermodynamics on the mathematical structure underlying thermodynamics.

Education

Reiss completed his PhD at Columbia University and is currently is a physical chemistry professor emeritus of the University of California, Los Angeles. [2]

References

1. Reiss, Howard. (1965). *Methods of Thermodynamics *(ch. 2: Mathematical Apparatus, pgs. 20-31)*. *Dover.

2. (a) Howard Reiss (faculty) – University of California, Los Angeles.

(b) Howard Reiss (overview) – Chem.UCLA.edu.

External links

● Reiss, Howard – WorldCat Identities.