Title: Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Company: Binghamton University
Location: Vestal, New York, United States
John J. Eisch, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Binghamton University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry and higher education.
A celebrated figure in the field of academia, Dr. Eisch has amassed nearly 60 years of professional experience in his areas of expertise. A distinguished professor emeritus of Binghamton University since 2014, he formerly served as a distinguished professor of organic chemistry from 1983 to 2014, a full professor from 1972 to 1983, and chair of the department of chemistry from 1972 to 1978. Prior to joining Binghamton University, he worked on the faculty of such academic institutions as the Catholic University of America, the University of Michigan, and Saint Louis University. He commenced his career as a research associate at European Research Associates in Belgium in 1957.
To prepare for his career, Dr. Eisch pursued a formal education and received a Bachelor of Science in 1952 and a Doctor of Philosophy from Marquette University in 1956. He was named a P&G Fellow by Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 1956, a Postdoctoral Union Carbide Fellow by the Max Planck Institute für Kohlenforschung in Germany from 1956 to 1957, and a research fellow by Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung from 1993 to 1996 and in 2005. He was also a senior research fellow with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 1979. Alongside his primary endeavors, he has been a consultant in the field since 1957 and has served as a legal expert witness in a number of cases.
A patentee in the field, Dr. Eisch has contributed more than 400 articles to professional journals and has served as an author and coauthor of several more publications, including “Organometallic Syntheses,” which was released in four volumes between 1965 and 1988. He has maintained membership with the American Chemical Society and the American Institute of Chemists, as well as with Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, and Phi Kappa Phi. In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, he was honored with the Senior Scientist Award from Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and a Research Award from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. In 2018, he was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
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