Robert Louis Livingston
Robert Louis Livingston, American chemist, educator. Recipient Standard Oil Teaching award, 1968. Member American Chemical Society (secretary div. chemical education 1963-1968.
Livingston, Robert Louis was born on November 15, 1918 in Ada, Ohio, United States. Son of Ralph and Ruth (Sink) Livingston.
Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1939. Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1941, Doctor of Philosophy., 1943. Associate chemist Naval Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1944-1946.
Faculty Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1946, professor of chemistry, since 1954, assistant department head, 1960-1968. Director National Science Foundation-URP Program, 1969-1972. Cons. College Entrance Examination Board, since 1972.
Research on molecular structure of gaseous molecules by electron diffraction.
Author: (with F.D. Martin) General Chemistry, public annually 1952-1964. Contributor to (with F.D. Martin) professional jours.
Member American Chemical Society (secretary div. chemical education 1963-1968.