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educator , Organic chemist

Samuel Henry Wilen, Belgian Organic chemist, educator. Member City College Alumni Association (director), Alumni Svc. award 1980), City College Chemistry Alumni Association (president 1990-1995).

Background

Wilen, Samuel Henry was born on March 6, 1931 in Brussels. Son of Benjamin Elie and Helen (Spinner) Wilen. came to the United States, 1942.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, City College of New York, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Kansas, 1956.

Career

Postdoctoral research associate, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1955-1957; science associate, U. Groningen, The Netherlands, 1968-1969; guest researcher, University Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, 1975-1976; visiting professor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1984, 90; from. instructor to associate professor, City College, CUNY, 1957-1970; professor, CUNY, 1971-1995; chairman chemistry department, CUNY, 1984-1987.

Membership

Member City College Alumni Association (director), Alumni Svc. award 1980), City College Chemistry Alumni Association (president 1990-1995).

Connections

Married Rosamond Lewis, August 28, 1960. Children: Robert Marc, Elizabeth.

father:
Benjamin Elie Wilen

mother:
Helen (Spinner) Wilen

spouse:
Rosamond Lewis

children:
Robert Marc Wilen

Elizabeth Wilen