Alan R. Katritzky

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Alan Roy Katritzky
Born (1928-08-18)18 August 1928
London, England
Died 10 February 2014(2014-02-10) (aged 85)
Nationality British, American
Institutions University of East Anglia
University of Florida
Churchill College, Cambridge

Alan Roy Katritzky FRS (18 August 1928 – 10 February 2014) was a British-born American chemist, latterly working at the University of Florida.[1]

Alan Katritzky gained both his BA and DPhil from Oxford University between 1952 and 1958, and moved to Cambridge in 1959 to be a postdoctoral fellow. From 1960 to 1963 he was a founding Fellow and Director of Studies at Churchill College, Cambridge.[2]

He became professor at the University of East Anglia in 1963. In 1980 he moved to the University of Florida, where he ran a research group of some 40 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working on synthetic methods, QSPR (quantitative structure–property relationships) and other topics.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1980.[3]


  1. ^ "Alan Roy Katritzky Obituary or Funeral Notice". Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Professor Alan Katritzky FRS, 1928 – 2014". Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Royal Society Fellows 1680-2007". Royal Society. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 

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