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Faculty/Staff Name

First Name
Craig
Middle Initial
B.
Last Name
Fryhle
Faculty / Staff Rank or Title
Professor and Chair
HIghest Degree
Ph.D.
Faculty / Staff Status
Current_faculty

Faculty / Staff Interests

Teaching Interests

Professor Fryhle regularly teaches organic chemistry and advanced organic chemistry, and has also taught instrumental analysis, introduction to research, general chemistry, and  non-majors organic and biochemistry.

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Fryhle began his career at PLU in 1986 working on organic synthesis targets related to natural products and potential enzyme inhibitors.  In 1993 he began a collaboration with Graham Solomons (University of South Florida) on the textbook Organic Chemistry (John Wiley and Sons, Inc.) leading to coauthorship of the 7th edition in 2000.   Their textbook is used around the world in eight languages.  They most recently published the 11th edition in 2014, with Scott Snyder (Scripps Research Institute) joining as coauthor. 

Professor Fryhle has been chair of the PLU Chemistry Department for 14 years and a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for over 25 years.  He was chair of the ACS Puget Sound Section (PSS) in 1999 and currently serves on the ACS PSS Executive Committee as a Councilor.

Contact Info

Room
Rieke Science Center, Room 240
Faculty / Staff Web URL
http://www.chem.plu.edu/node/503
Phone
253-535-8314
Fax Number
253-536-5055

Education

Related Information: (e.g., post doc or other)

University of Washington, postdoctoral research, 1985-1986

Undergraduate Degree
Gettysburg College, BA, 1979
Graduate Degree
Brown University, Ph.D., 1985

History

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