William Alexander Lester, Jr., PhD

Title: Chemistry Educator

Company: University of California, Berkeley

Location: Oakland, CA United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Honoree, Athletics’ Hall of Fame, The University of Chicago (2004)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, National Science Foundation (1996)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Teacher Award, National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (1986)
  • Recipient, Alumni Award in Science, The Catholic University of America (1983)
  • Recipient, Percy L. Julian Award, National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (1979)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society
  • Fellow, National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999, 2008-2009, 2011-2012, 2016-2017)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the West, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1990, 2000-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)

Designations:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America
  • Postgraduate Coursework, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Master of Science, The University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Chicago

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