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Professor Emeritus Norman Lichtin, 1922-2012

June 4th, 2012 in Alumni, Emeriti, Front Page

Norman Lichtin

In this tribute, Professor Scott Mohr remembers his colleague and friend, Norman Lichtin

1959

1959 – Associate Professor Lichtin

Norman N. Lichtin, longtime member of the faculty of Boston University’s Department of Chemistry and its fifth chairman, passed away on April 30, 2012, aged 89. Norman played a major role in building the department and had a distinguished research career spanning 51 years that resulted in more than 80 publications in top-tier journals. He mentored 27 PhD graduates, 15 master’s students, and 28 post-doctoral research associates. His teaching spanned the range from undergraduate courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry, and a seminar on “Man and Energy,” to graduate courses in advanced organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, photo- and radiation chemistry and chemical kinetics. More

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