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Russell M. Pitzer

Russell M. Pitzer is an American theoretical chemist and educator.

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He received his B.S. in 1959 from the California Institute of Technology, his A.M in physics from Harvard University in 1963, and his Ph.D. in chemical physic from Harvard University in 1963 working with William N. Lipscomb. He was a postdoctoral fellow at M.I.T. and a faculty member at Caltech before joining the Chemistry Department at The Ohio State University in 1968. He was promoted to Professor in 1979 and served as Department Chair from 1989 to 1994. During 1986-7 he served as Acting Associate Director of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, cofounding the center and the Ohio Academic Resources Network.

His father was the notable Kenneth Pitzer and his grandfather, Russell K. Pitzer, founded Pitzer College, one of the seven Claremont Colleges in California.

External links

  • Pitzer Bio on OSUChem website
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