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On May 23rd, 2018, Paul Dubin, Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, passed away at the age of 77. Dubin was born in 1941 in New York City to Carolyn and George Dubin. He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, City College of New York, in 1962, and received his PhD at Rutgers University in New Jersey in 1970 under the supervision of Ulrich P. Strauss. He went on to postdoctoral studies with Frank E. Karasz at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and David A. Brant at the University of California, Irvine from 1970–1972. Dubin worked as a research scientist at Dynapol, Memorex Corp., and Clairol Research Laboratories before joining the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, where he remained for most of his professional life. In 2005 Dubin returned to the University of Massachusetts Amherst as a part-time Research Professor.




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