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Alan R. Katritzky

Alan Roy Katritzky FRS[1] (18 August 1928 – 10 February 2014) was a British-born American chemist, latterly working at the University of Florida.[2]

Alan Katritzky
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Alan Roy Katritzky
Born
Alan Roy Katritzky

(1928-08-18)18 August 1928
Died10 February 2014(2014-02-10) (aged 85)
NationalityBritish, American
Alma materSt Catherine's College, Oxford
Trinity Hall, Cambridge
AwardsFRS[1]
Scientific career
Institutions
Websitewww.ark.chem.ufl.edu

EducationEdit

Alan Katritzky gained both his BA and DPhil from St Catherine's College, Oxford and PhD from Trinity Hall, Cambridge.[3]

CareerEdit

Katritzky moved to Cambridge in 1959 to be a postdoctoral research fellow. From 1960 to 1963 he was a founding Fellow and Director of Studies at Churchill College, Cambridge.[4]

He became professor at the University of East Anglia in 1963. In 1980 he moved to the University of Florida, where he ran a research group of some 40 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working on synthetic methods, QSPR (quantitative structure–property relationships) and other topics.

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Boulton, A. John (2015). "Alan Roy Katritzky 18 August 1928 — 10 February 2014". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 61: 225. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2015.0001. ISSN 0080-4606.
  2. ^ "Alan Roy Katritzky Obituary or Funeral Notice". Retrieved 17 February 2014.
  3. ^ 2016 "Katritzky, Prof. Alan Roy, (18 Aug. 1928–10 Feb. 2014), Kenan Professor of Chemistry, since 1980, and Director, Center for Heterocyclic Compounds, since 1986, University of Florida." WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. 20 Jul. 2019
  4. ^ "Professor Alan Katritzky FRS, 1928 – 2014". Retrieved 8 March 2014.