Robert H. Shapiro

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Robert H. Shapiro
Born (1935-07-18)July 18, 1935
New Haven, United States
Died August 21, 2004(2004-08-21) (aged 69)
Harrisonburg, United States
Nationality American
Institutions University of Colorado at Boulder, James Madison University, United States Naval Academy
Alma mater Stanford University
Known for Shapiro reaction
Not to be confused with the chemist Robert Shapiro, known for work on the origin of life.

Robert H. Shapiro (July 18, 1935 – August 21, 2004) was an American chemist. Shapiro was educated at the Stanford University, where he received his MS and Ph. D.[1] In 1965 he became professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and from 1980 until his retirement in 1989 he worked at the James Madison University.[1] He then became dean at the United States Naval Academy until his retirement in 1998.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Obituary of Robert H. Shapiro". Retrieved 2008-09-28.