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Department of Chemistry, Box 298860
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

Born …… January 24, 1948 (Pittsburgh, PA)
Married (to Patty Wisian-Neilson, Chemistry Professor at SMU))
Two children, both PhD chemists (Andy & Beth)

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
B. S. in Chemistry, 1969

Duke University, Durham, NC
Ph. D. in Chemistry, 1973
Supervisor: Professor Richard L. Wells
Research Area: Silicon-Nitrogen-Boron Chemistry

University of Texas at Austin, 1974-1975
Supervisor: Professor Alan H. Cowley
Research Area: Phosphorus Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry, Texas Christian University, 1987-present
Chairman, Department of Chemistry
, Texas Christian University, 1995-2003 and 2009-2015
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Texas Christian University, 1981-1987
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Texas Christian University, 1978-1981
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (temporary), Duke University, 1975-1978

Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity, Texas Christian University, 1995
W. T. Doherty Award of the American Chemical Society, Dallas - Fort Worth Section, 2003
Dean's Teaching Award, College of Science and Engineering Nominee, Texas Christian University, 2004 and 2006

American Chemical Society (Inorganic and Polymer Divisions)
International Council on Main Group Chemistry
Phi Beta Kappa

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