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Abstract of Interview
Abstract is restricted.
|1938||Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule)||BS||Chemical Engineering|
|1939||Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule)||Dr. Sci. Tech.|
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule)
Vieta Plasencia Lab
Industria, Ciencia, Tecnologia (ICT)
Mexican Citizenship Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the nation
Dr. Leopold Rio de la Loza National Prize of Pharmaceutical Sciences
About the Interviewer
James G. Traynham is a professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. He holds a PhD in organic chemistry from Northwestern University. He joined Louisiana State University in 1953 and served as chemistry department chairperson from 1968 to 1973. He was chairman of the American Chemical Society’s Division of the History of Chemistry in 1988 and is currently councilor of the Baton Rouge section of the American Chemical Society. He was a member of the American Chemical Society’s Joint-Board Council on Chemistry and Public Affairs, as well as a member of the Society’s Committees on Science, Chemical Education, and Organic Chemistry Nomenclature. He has written over 90 publications, including a book on organic nomenclature and a book on the history of organic chemistry.