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Lawrence Singer

Professor of Chemistry

Contact Information
E-mail: lsinger@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-7022
Office: LJS 160

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Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Profile on Departmental Website
 

Education

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 9/1962
B.A. Chemistry, Northwestern University, 6/1958
 

Postdoctoral Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, 10/1962-07/1964  
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern California, 1973-  
Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern California, 1967-1973  
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Chicago, 1964-1967  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Singer's research interests include organic photochemistry and photophysics, surface and interfacial chemical processes in micellar and other organized assemblies, and free radical chemistry. His research, funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, The Petroleum Fund, and the Army Research Office, Durham, led to 65 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals.
 

Honors and Awards

USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1989  
First Recipient Faculty Teaching Award USC Chemistry Alumni, 1985-1986  
USC Mortar Board Professor of the Month, 1985-1986  
Sloan Research Fellowship Recipient, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, 1970-1972  
 

Service to the University

Administrative Appointments

Faculty Advisor and Director, USC Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, 1999-  
Associate Chair Chemistry, 1983-2005  
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 1991-1994  
 

Committees

Member, Faculty Council, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 2009-2010   
Member, Faculty Council, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 2008-2009   
Member, USC Premedical Committee, 2002-2006  
Member, Environmental Studies Planning Committee, 1991-2005  
Chair, USC Undergraduate Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, 1995-2000  
Co-Chair, Special College/Academic Senate Task Force on General Education, 1993-1994  
Member, BA/MD Coordinating Committee, 1992-1994  
Chair, President's Commission on Undergraduate Education (CUE), 1988-1990  
Chair, Natural Sciences Undergraduate Recruitment Committee, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 1983-1990  
Member, Special USC Task Force on Student Recruitment, 1988-1989  
Chair, USC Undergraduate Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, 1984-1988  
 
 
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