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Chemistry educator

Max Viscontini, French chemistry educator. Recipient P.J. Bruylans medal Louvain University, Belgium, 1960, medal Institute Superior Sanità, Rome, 1960, Society Chemical Biology, Paris, 1968, Professor Maurice Fontaine medal Institute Oceanography, Paris, 1978, Professional Quilico Gold medal Society Chemistry Italy, Rome, 1982.

Background

Viscontini, Max was born on February 1, 1913 in Mascara, Oran, Algeria. Son of Albert and Marie-Rose (Diliberto) Viscontini.

Education

Degree in engineering, Institute National Agricultural, Paris, 1935. Certified in biochemistry, University Sorbonne, Paris, 1937. Certified in general chemistry, University Sorbonne, Paris, 1939.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Sorbonne, Paris, 1944.

Career

Assistant Institute Pasteur, Paris, 1936-1946, chief laboratory, 1946-1947. Professor chemistry University Zürich, Switzerland, 1947-1983, honorary professor Switzerland, since 1983.

Membership

Lieutenant French infantry. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Academy International Lutèce (science section), International Society Pteridinology (honorary).

Connections

Married Maria-Pia Vladesco, February 2, 1942. Children: Marie-José, François, Isabelle.

father:
Albert Viscontini

mother:
Marie-Rose (Diliberto) Viscontini

spouse:
Maria-Pia Vladesco

children:
Marie-José Viscontini

François Viscontini

Isabelle Viscontini