Edwin Friedrich

Edwin Frederich

Position Title
Professor Emeritus


Organic Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms, Solvolytic Kinetics, Synthetic Methodology, Cyclopropylcarbinyl Radical Rearrangements, Cyclopropylcarbinyl Cation Chemistry, Homoaromaticity and Antihomoaromaticity, Cyclopropanation Reactions, Organozinc Carbenoids.

Education, Awards and Professional Highlights

  • Professor Emeritus, UC Davis (1994)
  • Appointed to UC Davis faculty (1965-1994)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, MIT, Cambridge, Mass. (1965-1965)
  • Research Chemist, California Research Corporation, Richmond (1962-1964)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles (1961-1962)
  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles (1961)
  • B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1957)
  • Undergraduate Summer Work, DuPont Company, New Jersey (1954-1957)
  • Public Schools, Penns Grove, New Jersey (1953)
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