STILLWATER, OK, October 03, 2018 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard A. Bunce, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bunce celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
For the last 20 years, Dr. Bunce has worked as both an undergraduate advisor and professor in the department of chemistry at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. He began his professional career after receiving a postdoctoral fellowship sponsored by the National Institutes of Health at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1981 to 1983. Following this, he became an assistant professor at his current institution and was promoted to associate professor five years later. During this time, he was also a consultant for Koch Industries in Wichita, KS, for three years and a visiting professor at Kerr-McGee in Oklahoma City, OK, in 1989.
The teachers surrounding Dr. Bunce when he was growing up got him interested in chemistry, especially his chemistry teacher. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Marietta College in Marietta, OH, in 1975, and then obtained a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981. After graduating, he went on to provide editorial support to a number of professional journals related to his field, including the American Chemical Society Journals, Heterocyclic Communications, and Organic Preparations and Procedures International, among others. He has also been a member of such organizations as the American Chemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry.
The highlights of Dr. Bunce's career were the awards he has received, including the Oklahoma Medal for Teaching in 2013, a very prestigious award, and the Oklahoma Chemist Award for Research in 2009. Other accolades he has received include the Regents Distinguished Research Award, the Lectureship Award from Sigma Xi, and two Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Awards. He is listed in the fourth edition of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America and several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Richard A. Bunce, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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