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U.S. Chemical Corps Advisory Committee

Nature volume 159, page 736 (31 May 1947) | Download Citation



AT the request of Major-General Alden H. Waitt, chief of the U.S. Chemical Corps, an advisory committee has been appointed to serve as a liaison group between the Corps and the chemical profession and industry, and to provide advice on scientific and personnel matters in connexion with Chemical Corps research and development. The committee is as follows : Dr. W. Albert Noyes, jun., president of the American Chemical Society and head of the department of chemistry in the University of Rochester (chairman) ; Prof. R. Adams, University of Illinois ; Prof. A. C. Cope, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; Colonel Bradley Dewey, of Cambridge, Mass., formerly U.S. Rubber Administrator ; Dr. Willard H. Dow, president and chairman of the Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich. ; Prof. Vincent du Vigneaud, Cornell University Medical College ; Prof. Louis F. Fieser, Harvard University ; Dr. Per K. Frolich, co-ordinator of research of Merck Company, Rahway, N.J. ; Prof. H. F. Johnstone, University of Illinois ; Sidney D. Kirkpatrick, chairman of the American Section of the Society of Chemical Industry ; Dr. Walter Kirner, director of the Chemical and Biological Coordination Center of the National Academy of Sciences ; Dr. Stanford Moore, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research ; R. L. Murray, vice-president and technical director of the Hooker Electrochemical Co., Niagara Falls, N.Y. ; Prof. Charles C. Price, Notre Dame University ; Prof. Glenn T. Seaborg, University of California ; Prof. Harold C. Weber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; and Dr. Robert E. Wilsqn, chairman of the board of directors of the Standard Oil Co. of Indiana.

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