Martin Thorvald Vala Edit Profile
Bachelor, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1960; Master of Science, University of Chicago, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1964.
National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow University Copenhagen, 1965-1966. National Science Foundation United States-Japan cooperative science postdoctoral fellow Nagoya (Japan) University, 1966-1967. Assistant professor chemistry University Florida, Gainesville, 1967-1972, associate professor, 1972-1978, professor, since 1978, Florida Blue Key distinguished professor, 2005.
Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Interam. Photochem. Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Vibeke Wilken-Jensen, June 23, 1966. Children: Lars, Carsten, Steffen.