Hermann Irving Schlesinger
|Hermann Irving Schlesinger|
October 11, 1882|
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Died||October 3, 1960
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Julius Stieglitz|
|Known for||Boron chemistry|
|Notable awards||Priestley Medal (1959)
Willard Gibbs Award (1959)
Schlesinger studied chemistry at the University of Chicago from 1900 till 1905, when he received his Ph.D. for work with Julius Stieglitz. In the following two years he worked with Walther Nernst at the University of Berlin, with Johannes Thiele at the University of Strasbourg and with John Jacob Abel at the Johns Hopkins University.
From 1907 to 1960 he taught at the University of Chicago.
- Schlesinger, H. I.; Brown, H. C.; Abraham, B.; Bond, A. C.; Davidson, N.; Finholt, A. E.; Gilbreath, J. R.; Hoekstra, H.; Horvitz, L.; Hyde, E. K.; Katz, J. J.; Knight, J.; Lad, R. A.; Mayfield, D. L.; Rapp, L.; Ritter, D. M.; Schwartz, A. M.; Sheft, I.; Tuck, L. D.; Walker, A. O. (1953). "New developments in the chemistry of diborane and the borohydrides. General summary". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 75: 186–90. doi:10.1021/ja01097a049.
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