At A Glance

Name: Fred McLafferty

Age: 80

Position: Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, since 1992

Prior Experience: Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University, 1968-92

Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University, 1964-68

Dow Chemical, 1950-64 (from 1956: Director, Eastern Research Laboratory for basic research, Framingham, Mass.)

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Iowa, 1949-50

PhD in Organic Chemistry, Cornell University, 1950

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