Willem Alberda van Ekenstein

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Willem Alberda van Ekenstein
Born (1858-03-28)March 28, 1858
Groningen
Died May 5, 1937(1937-05-05) (aged 79)
Marum
Nationality Dutch
Institutions University of Amsterdam,
University of Groningen,
Dutch National Sugar Laboratory
Alma mater Delft University of Technology
Known for Lobry de Bruyn–van Ekenstein transformation

Willem Alberda van Ekenstein (March 28, 1858 – May 5, 1937) was a Dutch chemist and discovered the Lobry de Bruyn–van Ekenstein transformation together with Adriaan Lobry van Troostenburg de Bruyn.

Ekenstein studied chemistry from 1876 til 1879 at the Delft University of Technology later he worked at the University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, Dutch National Sugar Laboratory in Amsterdam.

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