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consultant , Chemistry educator

Roger Arthur Sheldon, British Chemistry educator, consultant. Recipient Berzelius medal in catalysis U. Lund, Sweden, 1982. Fellow Royal Society Chemistry (Chemical Society award in hydrocarbon oxidation 1979); member American Chemical Society, Netherlands Chemical Society (chairman organic division since 1989).

Background

Sheldon, Roger Arthur was born on June 24, 1942 in Nottingham, England. Son of Arthur and Nora (Godber) Sheldon. came to Netherlands, 1969.

Education

Graduate, Royal Institute Chemistry, Nottingham, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, U. Leicester, England, 1967.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1967-1968; postdoctoral fellow, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1968-1969; research chemist, Shell Research Amsterdam, 1970-1980; vice president for Research and Development, DSM/Andeno, Venlo, Netherlands, 1980-1990; professor organic chemistry, Delft (Netherlands) U. Technology, since 1991.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Chemistry (Chemical Society award in hydrocarbon oxidation 1979). Member American Chemical Society, Netherlands Chemical Society (chairman organic division since 1989).

Connections

Married Janna Kornelia Dijkstra, October 28, 1970. Children: Ruby Annemarie, Frank.

father:
Arthur Sheldon

mother:
Nora (Godber) Sheldon

spouse:
Janna Kornelia Dijkstra

children:
Ruby Annemarie Sheldon

Frank Sheldon