Birthdate: July 16, 1953             Birthplace: Stamford, CT



 Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (with Mark Wrighton)1980-1981
 Ph.D., University of Rochester (with Richard Eisenberg)1980
 Sc.B., Brown University (Honors) 1975

       Professional Experience

 Harold C. Urey Professor, University of California, San Diego1998-
 Professor, Purdue University1990-1998
 Associate Professor, Purdue University1987-1990
 Assistant Professor, Purdue University1982-1987

       Professional Societies and Honors

 Robert W. Wheland Visiting Professor, University of Chicago1997
 Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science1995-1996
 Charles B. Murphy Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching1990
 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow1987-1991
 American Chemical Society
 Inter-American Photochemical Society

       Professional Activities


 Secretary, Division of Inorganic Chemistry, American Chemical Society1999-2001
 Chair, Organometallic Chemistry Subdivision, American Chemical Society1996
 Consultant, Elf Atochem North America1992-
 Consultant, Dow Chemical1996-
 Symposium Organizer, ACS Meetings1988, 1995, 2000
 Co-Organizer, Inter-American Photochemical Society, Winter Conference1997
 Co-Organizer, XIX International Conference on Photochemistry1999


Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD