Log In

Charles Ronald Kutal Edit Profile

researcher , chemistry professor

Charles Ronald Kutal, American chemistry professor, researcher. Achievements include research on photocatalysis, development of novel base-generating and anionic photoinitiators for photopolymerization. Member American Chemical Society (Chemist of Year award Northeast Georgia section 1979).

Background

Kutal, Charles Ronald was born on August 9, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles George and Mildred Marie (David) Kutal.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, Knox College, 1965. Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1968, Doctor of Philosophy, 1970. Postdoctoral research associate University of Southern California, 1970-1972.

National Research Council fellow Aerospace Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, 1972-1973. Instructor U. Georgia, Athens, 1973-1975, assistant professor of chemistry, 1975-1979, associate professor, 1979-1985, professor, 1985^, department head, 1991-1996.

Career

National Research Council fellow Aerospace Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, 1972-1973. Instructor chemistry University Georgia, Athens, 1973-1975, assistant professor, 1975-1979, associate professor, 1979-1985, professor, since 1985, head department, 1991-1996, associate dean Arts and Sciences, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on photocatalysis, development of novel base-generating and anionic photoinitiators for photopolymerization.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Solar Energy: Chemical Conversion and Storage, 1979, Electron Transfer in Biology and the Solid State, 1990, Photosensitive Metal-Organic Systems, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society (named Chemist of Year, N.E. Ga.sect. 1979), Inter-American Photochem. Society, Sigma Xi (recipient CreativeRsch. award University Georgia chapter 1979).

Co-editor: Solar Energy: Chemical Conversion and Storage, 1979, Electron Transfer in Biology and the Solid State, 1990, Photosensitive Metal-Organic Systems, 1993.

Connections

Married Judy Gombos, April 20, 1974.

father:
Charles George Kutal

mother:
Mildred Marie (David) Kutal

spouse:
Judy Gombos