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chemistry professor

Klaus Hellmut Theopold, German chemistry professor. Recipient Newly Appointed Young Faculty in Chemistry award Camille and Henry Dreyfus Fund, 1983, Presidential Young Investigator award National Science Foundation, 1985; Alfred P. Sloan Research fellow, 1992; Japanese Society for Promotion of Science invitation fellow, 2005.


Theopold, Klaus Hellmut was born on April 18, 1954 in Berlin. Arrived in the United States, 1978. Son of Arnold and Gudula (Henjes) Theopold.


Vordiplom, University Hamburg, Germany, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Inorganic Chemistry, University California-Berkeley, 1982.


Postdoctoral associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1982-1983. Assistant professor inorganic chemical Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1983-1990. Associate professor inorganic chemistry University Delaware, 1990-1995, professor inorganic chemistry, since 1995, department chair, 2007, joint appointment in chemical engineering, 1993.

Visiting scientist inorganic chemical, Oxford University, 1994, University British Columbia, 2001. Consultant Chevron Chemical Company, Kingwood, Texas, 1991-2001, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 2001-2004, Specialty Minerals Inc., 2004-2005. Visiting professor University British Columbia, 2001.

With German Army, 1974-1975.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Sigma Xi.


Children: Beatine Elise, Jessica Gudula, Nikolas McGeary, Karl Arnold.

Arnold Theopold

Gudula (Henjes) Theopold

Beatine Elise Theopold

Jessica Gudula Theopold

Nikolas McGeary Theopold

Karl Arnold Theopold