Raymond Baker (chemist)
|Born||November 1, 1936|
|Institutions||University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southampton
University of Leicester
Merck Sharp & Dohme Resesearch Labs
|Alma mater||University of Leicester|
|Thesis||Detritiation Reactions in Aromatic Systems (1962)|
|Notable awards||CBE (2002)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1994)
After completing his PhD, Baker did postdoctoral research at UCLA from 1962–64. He was appointed a lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Southampton in 1964, Reader in 1974 and a Professor in 1977. Baker is a co-author of the textbook Mechanism in Organic Chemistry.
Baker was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1994 and Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2002.
- "BAKER, Prof. Raymond". Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press.(subscription required)
- Baker, Raymond (1962). Detritiation Reactions in Aromatic Systems (PhD thesis). University of Leicester.
- Boche, G. (1973). "Book Review: Mechanism in Organic Chemistry. By R. Alder, R. Baker, and J. M. Brown". Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English 12 (8): 680–681. doi:10.1002/anie.197306804.
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