ADVERTISEMENT
2 /3 FREE ARTICLES LEFT THIS MONTH Remaining
Chemistry matters. Join us to get the news you need.

If you have an ACS member number, please enter it here so we can link this account to your membership. (optional)

ACS values your privacy. By submitting your information, you are gaining access to C&EN and subscribing to our weekly newsletter. We use the information you provide to make your reading experience better, and we will never sell your data to third party members.

ENJOY UNLIMITED ACCES TO C&EN

Obituaries

Obituary: Derek D. Chapman

by Linda Wang
September 11, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 35

 

Derek D. Chapman, 88, died on May 2 in Rochester, New York.

“Derek was director at the Kodak Research Laboratories for 38 years and was awarded more than 120 patents for his work. He received the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association Inventor of the Year Award in 1996 for advances in chemistry in organic dyes. He was awarded an honorary LLD degree for career accomplishments. He was married for 60 years before his wife, Janice, passed in 2018. He was an avid bridge player, and he will be missed by many.”—Elizabeth Chapman, daughter

Most recent title: Director of dye research, Eastman Kodak

Education: BS, chemistry, 1953, and PhD, chemistry, 1956, University of Nottingham

Survivors: Daughters, Elizabeth Chapman and Suzanne Swanson; 3 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren

To recognize your late loved one or colleague, submit obituary information at cenm.ag/obits.

X

Article:

This article has been sent to the following recipient:

Leave A Comment

*Required to comment