Anita Brandolini – NMR Spectroscopist and Professor – RIP

We saddened to hear today that our good friend and NMR compatriot Anita Brandolini passed away a few weeks ago. We were informed by Mike Frey of JEOL that the North Jersey Section of ACS will be setting up a memorial as part of Project SEED. If you knew Anita or share her passion for teaching science to the young then please consider donating to this cause. Anita J.Brandolini, 56, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Ramapo College of New Jersey, died suddenly at her home in Hillsboro, NJ on March 10, 2012. Originally from Morton, PA, Brandolini earned her B.S. in Chemistry in 1979 at Drexel University and her M.A. and PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1981 and 1983 at the University of Delaware. She was also a course Instructor for JEOL, USA, Inc. Brandolini worked for 17 years at Mobil Chemical where she was a Team Leader and Senior Research Chemist in polymer analytical chemistry. She was an expert in the nuclear magnetic resonance of polymer systems publishing a book, NMR Spectra of Polymers and Polymer Additives (Anita J. Brandolini and Deborah D. Hills, New York; Marcel Decker, 2000) and contributing chapters on spectroscopy to numerous publications. In 2000…

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