Physical chemist
23 July 1933

Foreign member

Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 26 October 2000

Field of study
Physical chemistry

BSc; PhD (1972); Imperial College, University of London; PhD (1957), Washington University in Seattle

Associate professor (1967‒1970); full professor (1970); University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Center for Advanced Electrical and Structural Polymers, director (1986)

Membership of other academies
Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, corresponding member (1997)

Membership of specialist associations
American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Sigma XI; Materials Research Society; Cosmos Club

Membership of editorial boards
Polymer International; European Polymer Journal; Innovations in Materials Research; New Polymeric Materials, founder and editor-in-chief

Awards and recognitions
Education Service Award (1971);
Mettler Award in Thermal Analysis (1975);
SEAM Award, Polytechnic University (2001);
Honorary medal of the Slovakian Academy of Sciences
The Herman F. Mark Medal of the Chemical Research Institute of Austria