Fred C. Anson

Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

B.S., Caltech, 1954; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1957; D.h.c., University of Paris VII, 1993. Instructor, Caltech, 1957-58; Assistant Professor, 1958-62; Associate Professor, 1962-68; Professor, 1968-95; Gilloon Professor, 1995-2001; Gilloon Professor Emeritus 2001-. Executive Officer for Chemistry, 1973-77; Chairman, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1984-94.
Research Areas: Chemistry

Research Interests

Kinetics, mechanisms and catalysis of electrode reactions

Assistant: Margarita Davis

Research by Professor Anson and his group focuses on the kinetics, mechanisms and catalysis of electrode reactions. Particular emphasis is laid on understanding the behavior of reactants adsorbed or otherwise attached to the surface of the electrodes.