Party affiliation: Democrat
Instructor chemical engineering Drexel Institute, 1925-1928, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1929-1934. Research and design chemical engineer E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1934-1940, consultant, 1950-1962. Associate professor chemical engineering Columbia, 1940-1945, professor, 1945-1965, Executive officer, 1948-1957.
Visiting professor chemical engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1959-1960, professor chemical engineering, 1965-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1985. Consultant Ford Foundation, New Delhi, 1962, 63, 66. Ford Foundation program specialist Birla Institute Technology and Science, New Delhi, India, 1964-1965.
With National Defense Research Committee (section XI), 1941-1943, also Manhattan District Projects, SAM laboratories, 1943, TNX div. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, 1943-1944. Consultant Brookhaven National laboratories, Upton, Long Island, New York, 1947-1972, member advising committee on physical science, 1947-1948, chairman advising committee on engineering, 1947-1955.
Member committee senior reviewers Atomic Energy Commission, 1952-1957.
Fellow New York Academy Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemical Engineers (William H. Walker award 1937, Max Jakob Memorial award 1967). Member Massachusetts Society of Cincinnati (vice president 1975-1977, president since 1977), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (honorary. Club: Chemists (New York City).
Born February 9, 1902