logo logo

Charles Andrews Plank

Charles Andrews Plank, American chemical engineering educator. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education.

Background

  • Plank, Charles Andrews was born on October 12, 1928 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Andrews and Janett (Fayssoux) Plank.

  • Education

    • B.S.Chem.E., North Carolina State University, 1949, Master of Science, 1951, Doctor of Philosophy., 1957. Associate professor chemical engineering University Louisville, 1957-1967, professor, since 1967, director interdisciplinary programs in engineering, 1971-1973, chairman department chemical engineering, 1973-1979. Special projects engineer Olin Mathieson Corporation, Brandenburg, Kentucky, 1963, 67.

      Consultant to various chemical and design companies Host radio program Time Out for Jazz, since 1979. Named Distinguished University.

    Career

    • Teacher, 1984.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Cecilia Clayton, August 12, 1950. Children– Steven Eric and Karl Andrews (twins), Mark Clayton.
    • father: Charles Andrews Plank
    • mother: Janett (Fayssoux) Plank
    • spouse: Joyce Cecilia Clayton
    • children: Steven Eric and Karl Andrews Plank (twins)
    • Mark Clayton Plank
    See on larger map
    Nationality