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Friedman, Ronald S(amuel) 1962-

FRIEDMAN, Ronald S(amuel) 1962-

PERSONAL:

Born May 8, 1962, in Baltimore, MD; son of Irvin (a salesman) and Flora (a secretary; maiden name, Kalderon) Friedman; married Pamela Sue Miller (an educator), June 16, 1991; children: Joshua Ilan, Rafael Amir, Elianna Bracha. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Virginia, B.S. (chemistry; highest distinction), 1984; Harvard University, A.M. (chemistry), 1986, Ph.D. (chemistry), 1989. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Department of Chemistry, Indiana University—Purdue University—Fort Wayne, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Minneapolis, postdoctoral research associate in chemistry, 1989-91; Indiana University—Purdue University—Fort Wayne, assistant professor, 1991-97, associate professor, 1997-2004, professor of chemistry and chair of department, 2004—. University of Michigan, visiting assistant professor, 1996, visiting associate professor, 1997; Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, visiting associate professor, 1999.

MEMBER:

American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Research scholarship, Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, 1990; IPFW summer research grants, 1993, 2001, and conference fund grant, 2000; grants from American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund, 1993-96, 1997-2000, 2001-03, 2004-07; named researcher of the year, Fort Wayne chapter, Sigma Xi, 1995; Purdue Research Foundation faculty grant, 1997, and international travel grant, 2000, 2002.

WRITINGS:

(With P. W. Atkins) Molecular Quantum Mechanics (with solutions manual), 3rd edition, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1997.

Contributor to books, including Toward Teraflop Computing and New Grand Challenge Applications, Nova Science Publishers (New York, NY), 1995, and R. E. Wyatt and J. Z. H. Zhang, editors, Dynamics of Molecules and Chemical Reactions, Dekker (New York, NY), 1996. Contributor to scientific journals.

Author's work has been translated into Italian.

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