George C. Pimentel (1922–1989): A Retrospective Personal and Pictorial Tribute a Decade after His Death

@article{Kauffman1999GeorgeCP,
  title={George C. Pimentel (1922–1989): A Retrospective Personal and Pictorial Tribute a Decade after His Death},
  author={G. B. Kauffman},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  year={1999},
  volume={4},
  pages={242-258}
}
  • G. B. Kauffman
  • Published 1999
  • History
  • The Chemical Educator
  • Ever since receiving the 1993 ACS Pimentel Award in Chemical Education (Figure 1), I have been interested in the life and achievements of the Fresno-born, larger-than-life figure after whom the award was named. The year 1999 provides an especially appropriate occasion to recall Pimentel’s personal and professional career, for it is the tenth anniversary not only of his death but also of National Chemistry Week, the expanded form of National Chemistry Day, the popular American Chemical Society… CONTINUE READING