Painting by Hérine Fourie
1928 - 2007
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Emeritus at the State University of New York at Albany
Harry Lloyd Frisch was born on 13 November 1928 in Vienna, Austria.
He studied Chemistry at Williams College and the Polytechnical Institute in Brooklyn, where he obtained a PhD in 1952.
1952 -54: Research associate in Physics, Syracuse University
1954 - 55: Instr, U So, California
1955 -56: Assistant Professor
1956 -67: Member of the technical staff at Bell Telephone Laboratoriums, Murray Hill, New Jersey
1967 -78: Professor of Chemistry, SUNY, Albany
1978 - : Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
1969 -71: Associate Dean, College Arts and Sciences
1963 -65: Visiting Associate Professor of Physics, Yeshiva University
1960: Institute Study Metals, University of Chicago
1963 - 65: Assistant to Dean, Belfer Graduate School, Yeshiva University
Frisch retired in 1999, but remained active in his field. Upon winning a Fulbright scholar grant in 2002, Frisch spent a semester at South Africa's University of Stellenbosch, where he lectured and conducted research on "Physics and Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules and Stiff Polymers."
Harry Frisch died on 21 September 2007. He had 2 sons: Benjamin and Michael.
See also Who's Who in America
Simple Dense Fluids, edited by H.L. Frisch and Z.w. Salsburg, Academic Press, New York, N.Y. 1968
Information by Harry Frisch, April 2002
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