E. Thomas Strom, Ph.D.

Title: Adjunct Professor

Company: University of Texas at Arlington

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

Thomas Strom, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry and higher education.

Drawing upon more than 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Strom is an eminent figure in the realms of education and chemistry. Renowned for his work in free radical chemistry and patents in oil field chemistry, of which he possesses 25, Dr. Strom has been serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington since 1996. He formerly served as a longtime senior research chemist at Mobil Research & Development Corporation in Dallas, TX, from 1964 to 1995.

Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Strom is a councilor with the American Chemical Society, a role he has held since 2004. Throughout his career, he has edited numerous books, including “100+ Years of Plastics: Leo Baekeland and Beyond,” “Pioneers of Quantum Chemistry” and “The Foundations of Physical Organic Chemistry: 50 Years of the James Flack Norris Award” by the Oxford Press. In addition, he edited three volumes of “The Posthumous Nobel Prize in Chemistry” and The Southwest Retort, a chemistry magazine.

A fellow of the American Chemical Society, Dr. Strom was an inaugural group member of the society in 2009 and a chair-elect of the division of the history of chemistry from 2009 to 2012. As a testament to his professional success, he was given the Wilfred T. Doherty Award in 1989. Likewise, he has been highlighted in the 27th edition of Who’s Who in the World and the 63rd through 70th editions of Who’s Who in America. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Iowa State University.

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