Edward William Abel

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Edward William Abel

Born(1931-12-03)December 3, 1931
DiedApril 19, 2021(2021-04-19) (aged 89)
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Scientific career
Thesis The preparation and properties of diphenylboronous acid and its derivatives.  (1957)
Doctoral advisor Michael F. Lappert

Edward William Abel, CBE (3 December 1931 – 19 April 2021) [1] was a British chemist, editor of textbooks on organometallic chemistry and president of the Royal Society of Chemistry (1996-1998). [2]

He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1997. [3]

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  1. Abel
  2. The International Who's Who. Europa publications. 2004. ISBN   9781857432176.
  3. "The London Gazette" . Retrieved 27 June 2017.