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researcher , Chemistry educator

Rudi Van Eldik, German Chemistry educator, researcher. Avocations: music, camping, biking. M C. Member American Chemical Society, South African Chemical Institute (Raikes medal 1978), Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry, German Chemical Society.

Background

Eldik, Rudi Van was born on August 8, 1945 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Son of Marinus Louis and Maria (Visser) Van Eldik.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Potchefstroom U., Republic South Africa, 1966; Master of Science, Potchefstroom U., Republic South Africa, 1968; Doctor of Science, Potchefstroom U., Republic South Africa, 1971; Habilitation, U. Frankfurt, Germany, 1983.

Career

Senior lecturer, Potchefstroom U., 1973-1978; professor, Potchefstroom U., 1979; visiting scientist, U. Frankfurt, 1977; group leader, U. Frankfurt, 1980-1987; professor of chemistry, U. Witten/Herdecke, Germany, since 1987. Visiting scientist State University of New York, Buffalo, 1972, 78. Visiting professor U. Utah, Salt LakeCity, 1993.

Achievements

  • Avocations: music, camping, biking. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Inorganic High Pressure Chemistry, 1986, High Pressure Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1987. Also over 330 articles.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, South African Chemical Institute (Raikes medal 1978), Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry, German Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Ammarentia Cornelia Kr├╝ger, June 27, 1970. Children: Maria, Marinus.

father:
Marinus Louis Eldik

mother:
Maria (Visser) Van Eldik

spouse:
Ammarentia Cornelia Kru00fcger

children:
Maria Eldik

Marinus Eldik