Raymond Chang (chemist)

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Raymond Chang (1939 – April 10, 2017[1]) was an emeritus professor at Williams College in the Department of Chemistry and a textbook author. His most popular textbook was titled Chemistry, which was published up to the thirteenth edition.[2] He also published a few children's books. He received his B.Sc. from the University of London and Ph.D. from Yale University. Chang was born and raised in Hong Kong. He completed his postdoctoral research at Washington University in St. Louis and served as a professor at Hunter College of the City University of New York, prior to joining the faculty at Williams College in 1968.

Chang died in April 2017 on Bainbridge Island, Washington, at the age of 77.[3]


  1. ^ Obituary: Raymond Chang
  2. ^ Chang, Raymond (2017). Chemistry, 13th Ed. New York: McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-802151-0.
  3. ^ "The Passing of Professor Raymond Chang". Office of the President. Retrieved 2017-07-09.