James Phillips was born on January 9, 1946 in Nashville, TN to the late Margaret E. (Phillips) Walker and Douglas Harris. He received his B.S. degree from Tennessee State University in Nashville and his M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati.
Jim was a Research Chemist at Sheppard Chemical Company, Norwood, Ohio; a Technical Service Engineer at the Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan; Chemical Supervisor at Corning Medical, Medfield, Massachusetts; Laboratory Supervisor at Muro Pharmaceutical Company, Tewksbury, Massachusetts and a Technical Service Engineer at Waters Corporation, Milford, Massachusetts until his retirement.
We are sorry to report the passing of James Edward Phillips. James was a longtime contributor to NESACS and husband of ACS Board of Directors Member, Dorothy Phillips. James was a long-time member of the Board of Publications (BOP) including several terms as chair. He had a passion for photography and contributed many photos to the Nucleus and the NESACS website. He served NESACS as a Director-at-Large and he ran for Chair of NESACS in 2013.