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chemistry professor

John Richard Wiesenfeld, American chemistry professor. Sloan Foundation Research fellow, 1975; recipient Teacher-Scholar award Dreyfus Foundation, 1975. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Chemical Society, Council Chemical Research (governing board 1987-1990).

Background

Wiesenfeld, John Richard was born on July 26, 1944 in New York City. Son of Walter and Trude (Rosenberg) Wiesenfeld.

Education

Stokes fellow, Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, 1972. Bachelor of Science with honors, City College of New York, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, 1969.

Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1972-1977;associate professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1978-1984;professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1984-1995;chair department chemistry, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1985-1988;deputy vice president for research, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1988-1990;vice president for plan, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1990-1994;vice president academic programs and planning, 1994-1995;dean of science, Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, since 1995. Visiting scholar Stanford University California, 1978-1979, U. Washington, 1988. Consultant E.I. DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, 1975, Physical Dynamics, La Jolla, California, 1980-1982, unites states department Energy, Pittsburgh, 1982, National Institutes of Health, 1994.

Board directors Associated Universities, 1989-1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 100 science articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society, Council Chemical Research (governing board 1987-1990).

Connections

father:
Walter Wiesenfeld

mother:
Trude (Rosenberg) Wiesenfeld