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Robert Ralph Engel, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Engel has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of chemistry, mathematics, and higher education

Dr. Engel holds 15 patents in his field and is the author of 13 books.

    FLUSHING, NY, November 10, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Ralph Engel, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Engel celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Longtime professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Queens College, City University of New York, Dr. Engel's field of expertise lies mainly in chemistry. Teaching at the school at what will be his 50th year in 2018, he has also been serving as the Dean of Mathematics and Natural Science for three years since 2009. His research interests, which include years and years of study, has included a laboratory that has focused on the design and syntheses of polycationic organic salts of several topological types, including dendrimers, strings, combs, and rings. His research group, which has a continuing interest in organophosphorus chemistry (syntheses and mechanisms), has been concerned most recently with the conversion of such salts into ionic liquids and their attachment to surfaces to generate antimicrobial surfaces, where several general topological categories of polycations have been under investigation.

Dr. Engel holds 15 patents in his field and is the author of 13 books. He has also contributed more than 140 articles to professional journals throughout his career, including in the Journal of Organic Chemistry and various others. He is active as a member of the American Chemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the International Council of Chemical Association, where he has been serving as secretary and treasurer since 1997.

A former research fellow of Rohm & Hass Company and NATO, Dr. Engel served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968, completing his term in the rank of Captain. Listed in Who's Who in America five times since 2005, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Carnegie Institute of Technology since 1963 and a PhD in Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University since 1966. Married to Jeanne Fabian since 2008, Dr. Engel has two children from his first wife, who sadly passed away in 2002.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert Ralph Engel, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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