Robert J Angelici

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Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Robert Angelici

Robert J. Angelici, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, received his B.A. in chemistry from St. Olaf College in 1959 and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1962. He has been a fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and is past chair of the Organometallic Subdivision of the ACS Inorganic Division. From 1977 to 1981, he served as chair of the Department of Chemistry at ISU. In 1985, he was chair of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the ACS, and in 1987, he was a Royal Society Guest Research Fellow in England. He was awarded the Governor's Science Medal in science teaching (1989). In addition to coauthoring more than 340 papers describing research done in his group, he wrote the laboratory text Synthesis and Technique in Inorganic Chemistry and edited Reagents for Transition Metal Complex and Organometallic Syntheses, volume 28 of Inorganic Syntheses.

Department: 
Chemistry
Area of Expertise: 
Catalysis
Organometallics
Education: 
B.A., Chemistry, St. Olaf College, 1959
Ph.D., Chemistry, Northwestern University, 1962
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