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Bramwell, Fitzgerald B. "Jerry"

(born: 1945  -  died: ) 

Fitzgerald Bramwell was born in New York. In 1995 he was a chemistry faculty member and the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Kentucky. In 1996, Bramwell was the highest ranking African American at the University of Kentucky. Bramwell earned his B.A. from Columbia University and his master's and doctorate from the University of Michigan. His research explores how beams of laser light change the structure and reaction of certain carbon-based compounds. Bramwell has written a number of articles and is author of Investigations in general chemistry: quantitative techniques and basic principles and co-author of Basic laboratory principles in general chemistry: with quantitative techniques. For more see Distinguished African American Scientists of the 20th Century (1996), by J. H. Kessler, et al. Of the total chemists and materials scientists in Kentucky, 4% are African Americans, according to Census 2000 data.

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NKAA Source: Investigations in general chemistry: quantitative techniques and basic principles
NKAA Source: Basic laboratory principles in general chemistry: with quantitative techniques
NKAA Source: Distinguished African American scientists of the 20th Century

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