Melvin L. Nichols

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-30-1894

Died: 03-29-1981

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Nichols, Melvin Lorrel:  Appointed to make a study of the adsorption of anions by barium sulphate and a study of the conductivity of alkylated ammonia salts in non-aqueous solvents, in certain German and Austrian laboratories; tenure, twelve months from July 15, 1929.

Born November 30, 1894, at Dayton, Ohio. Education: Cornell University, B. Chem., 1918, Ph. D., 1922.

Instructor in Analytical Chemistry, 1918–22, Assistant Professor, 1922—, Cornell University.

Publications: “Gas Analysis,” 1929. Articles and reviews in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Journal of Physical Chemistry.