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Gilbert Gordon

Biography: Gilbert Gordon, Ph.D., was born in Chicago, Illinois. He is the Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Dr. Gordon received his B.S. degree at Bradley University, his Ph.D. at Michigan State University and his Postdoctoral at the University of Chicago. He specializes in drinking water research, dynamics of chemical reactions (chemical kinetics), reactions of chlorine dioxide, chlorine and ozone (disinfectants and oxidizing agents) and analytical chemistry. Dr. Gordon has numerous honors and awards to his credit including: Visiting Professor as a guest of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; Chemist of the Year (1981) from the Cincinnati Section of the American Chemical Society; Distinguished Scientist (1982) from the Technical Societies Council, Cincinnati; Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year (1982) from the Miami University Chapter and the Prestigious Miami University Benjamin Harrison Medallion (1993) for Outstanding National and International Contributions to Education and Research to name a few. He is affiliated with the American Chemical Society, is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and is a member of the American Water Works Association, the Chemical Society of London, a Fellow of the Ohio Academy of Science and a Life Member of Phi Kappa Phi. Dr. Gordon has authored and co-authored numerous publications and has served as a consultant to many environmental agencies and water works districts. He has been married to his wife Joyce since 1957 and at home in Oxford, Ohio, he enjoys wine tasting, evaluation and collecting.
Industry: Education
Born: November 11, 1933, Chicago, Illinois
Current Organization: Gordon & Rosenblatt, LLC/Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Type of Organization: University
Major Product: Higher education
Area of Distribution: International
Expertise: Drinking water research, dynamics of chemical reactions (chemical kinetics), reactions of chlorine dioxide, chlorine and ozone (disinfectants and oxidizing agents), analytical chemistry
University/Degree: Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1959
Title: Professor
Honors & Awards: International Ozone Association Morton Klein Award, 2011
Published Works: Numerous including, Co-author, "Measuring Oxidant Species in Electrolyzed Salt Brine Solutions," J.Am.Water Works, 94 (10), 111-120, 2002; Author, "Residual Ozone Measurement: Indigo Sensitivity Coefficient Adjustment," Ozone Science & Engineering, 24, 17-28, 2002; Co-author, "A Comparison of Sulfite Ion and Reduced Iron for the Removal of Bromate Ion," J.Am.Water Works, 94 (2), 91-98, 2002
Affiliations: American Chemical Society; Fellow, American Institute of Chemists; American Water Works Association; Chemical Society of London; Fellow, Ohio Academy of Science; Life Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Xi