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Michael Cefola

educator , chemist.

Michael Cefola, Italian educator, chemist. Fellow New York Academy Sciences; member American Chemical Society, American Microchem. Society (honorary past chairman), New England Association Chemistry Teachers, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon. With Doctor G.T. Seaborg first isolated plutonium at University of Chicago.

Background

Cefola, Michael was born on October 22, 1908 in Barile, Italy. Son of Arcangelo and Vincenza (Labella) Cefola.

Education

1 child, Michael A. Bachelor of Science, College City New York, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1941.

Career

Research associate University of Chicago Manhattan Project, 1942-1944, Massachusetts Institute Technology Radiation Laboratory, 1944-1945. Microchemist Socony Vacuum Oil Company. New York City, 1945-1947.

Nuclear chemist General Electric Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, New York, 1947-1950. Professor of chemistry Fordham University, 1950-1983.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional jours.

Membership

Fellow New York Academy Sciences. Member American Chemical Society, American Microchem. Society (honorary past chairman), New England Association Chemistry Teachers, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

With Doctor G.T. Seaborg first isolated plutonium at University of Chicago.

Connections

Married Alice Elizabeth Robertiello, August 14, 1948. 1 child, Michael A. Bachelor of Science, College.

father:
Arcangelo Cefola

mother:
Vincenza (Labella) Cefola

spouse:
Alice Elizabeth Robertiello