Joseph A. Caruso | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 28 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: July 11, 2016

Joseph A. Caruso

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries
Joseph Caruso
Credit: Courtesy of the Caruso family
Photo of Joseph Caruso.
Joseph Caruso
Credit: Courtesy of the Caruso family

Joseph A. Caruso, 75, died on Nov. 23, 2015, in Cincinnati.

“Our father embraced life and science with passion. We grew up with a steady stream of students and international visitors in our home. He treated all of his students, visiting scholars, and guests as if they were family. During his career, he mentored hundreds of students, whether they were working in his laboratory or he was teaching them in a class. He was a loving and kind husband, father, and grandfather.”—Amy Attwell and Beth Caruso, daughters; and Bill Caruso, son

Most recent title: Distinguished Research Professor, University of Cincinnati

Education: B.A., chemistry and secondary education, Eastern Michigan University, 1962; M.S., analytical chemistry, Wayne State University, 1964; Ph.D., analytical chemistry, Michigan State University, 1967

Survivors: wife, Judy; daughters, Amy Attwell and Beth; and son, Bill


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