Professor Dennis Lichtenberger has been named a 2017 Fellow of the American Chemical Society. Along with 64 other new fellows, Prof. Lichtenberger will be feted at the society's fall national meeting in Washington, DC in August. The fellows program began in 2009 as a way to recognize and honor ACS members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and ACS.
Prof. Lichtenberger earned his Ph.D. in 1974 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison under the aegis of Prof. Richard F. Fenske. He then spent two years at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. T. L. Brown. In 1976 he started his University of Arizona career in the Department of Chemistry, and in 1994-2002 he served as Department Head. Honors and Awards Prof. Lichtenberger has received over his career include being elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2015 and as a Fellow of the Galileo Circle, College of Science in 2012.
Photo courtesy of Dennis Lichtenberger.