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C.W. Kern, PhD

Charles_KernOccupation: Academic Administrator; Chemist; Educator (Retired)
Born: Middletown, Ohio, July 13, 1935

Education: 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Physics, Columbia University, New York, NY (1961-1963)
PhD, University of Minnesota (1961)
BS, Carnegie Institute of Technology (1957)

Career:
Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1998-Present)
Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1993-1998)
Professor in Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1992-1998)
Vice President of Research, Dean of the Graduate School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1992-1993)
Dean, Professor in Chemistry, College of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1986-1992)
Assistant Director, General Science, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of the President, Washington, D.C. (1986)
Deputy Director, Division of Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (1985-1986)
Acting Director, Division of Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (1984-1985)
Program Director of Structural Chemistry and Thermodynamics, Acting Section Head of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Dynamics, Division of Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (1983-1984)
Consultant, Director, Battelle Institute Program, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (1976-1984)
Senior Staff Associate, Computer Science Research Network Project Director, Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (1980-1983)
Program Director, Theoretical Chemical Physics, Division of Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. (1978-1980)
Professor in Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1976-1980)
Institute Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (1973-1976)
Manager, Chemical Physics Section, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (1972-1976)
Adjunct Professor, Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1971-1976)
Director, Physical Science Program, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (1973-1974)
Academy Vice Chairman, Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1972-1973)
Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (1966-1972)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1966-1971)
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, State University of New York, Stony Brook (1964-1966)

Career Related: 
Executive Secretary, Director’s Task Force on Advanced Science Computing Resources, National Science Foundation (1983-1984); Co-Chairman, Current Biological Problems, School for Physical Scientists (1977); Summer Research Conference on Theoretical Chemistry, Boulder, CO (1975); Carnegie-Mellon University Admissions Council (1970-1972); Chairman, School of Many-Body Techniques in Chemistry, Seattle, WA (1969)

Creative Works: 
Associate Editor, Chemical Physics Letter (1967-1981); Contributing Author, Articles, Professional Journals

Memberships: 
Member, American Chemical Society

Awards:
Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoree, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional

Hobbies:
Studying the stock market

Family:
Son of Charles Albert and Charme (Bowman) Kern
Married: Regine Bouchard
Children: Rachelle; Scott; Jennifer
Five Grandchildren

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America – 1990-1991, 46th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2006-2007, 7th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1992-1993, 1st Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 1993-1994, 11th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 1991-1992, 10th Edition (pub. 1990)

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