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Otto Vogl

Otto Vogl, Austrian polymer science and engineering educator.

Background

  • Vogl, Otto was born on November 6, 1927 in Traiskirchen, Austria. Came to United States, 1953, naturalized, 1959. Son of Franz and Leopoldine (Scholz) Vogl.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1950. Doctor, University Vienna, 2001. Doctor (honorary), University Jena, Germany, 1983.

      Doctor (honorary), Polytechnic Institute, Iasi, Romania, 1992. Doctor (honorary), Osaka University, Japan, 1996. Doctor (honorary), Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2001.

      Doctor (honorary), University Leoben, Austria, 2005.

    Career

    • Instructor University Vienna, 1948-1955. Research associate University Michigan, 1953-1955, Princeton University, 1955-1956. Scientist E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1956-1970.

      Professor polymer science and engineering University Massachusetts, 1970-1983, professor emeritus, since 1983. Herman F. Mark professor polymer science Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, 1983-1995, professor emeritus, since 1996. Guest professor Kyoto University, 1968, 80, Osaka University, 1968, 96, Royal Institute Stockholm, 1971, 87, 99, University Freiburg, Germany, 1973, University Berlin, 1977, Strasbourg University, 1976, Technology University Dresden, 1982, Wuhan University, China, 1984.

      Monbusho professor Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan, 1996. Guest professor Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1973, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1973, 75, Academy of Sciences Romania, 1974, 76. Chairman committee on macromolecular chemistry National Academy of Sciences.

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Author: Polyaldehydes, 1967, (with Furukawa) Polymerization of Heterocyclics, 1973, Ionic Polymerization, 1976, (with Simionescu) Radical Co and Graftpolymerization, 1978, (with Donaruma) Polymeric Drugs, 1978, (with Donaruma and Ottenbrite) Polymers in Biology and Medicine, 1980, (with Goldberg and Donaruma) Targeted Drugs, 1986, (with Immergut) Polymer Science in the Next Decade, 1997, (with Kitayama and Hatada) Macromolecular Design of Polymeric Materials, My Life with Polymer Science, 2004, The History of the Pacific Polymer Federation, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Division Polytechnic Chemical, American Chemical Society. Member American Chemical Society (chairman division polymer chemistry 1974, chairman Connecticut Valley section 1974, award applied polymer chemistry 1990, Herman F. Mark award 2000), American Institute Chemistry (chairman Pioneer Award 1985), Austrian Chemical Society (honorary), Japanese Society Polymer Science (honorary, award 1991), New York Academy of Sciences, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Pacific Polymer Federation (president, 1987-1990), Slovak Chemical Society (honorary), Croatian Chemical Society (honorary), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Cunningham, June 10, 1955. Children: Eric, Yvonne.
    • father: Franz Vogl
    • mother: Leopoldine (Scholz) Vogl
    • spouse: Jane Cunningham
    • children: Eric Vogl
    • Yvonne Vogl
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    Born November 6, 1927
    Nationality
    • 1950
      University Vienna
    • 2001
      University Vienna
    • 1983
      University Jena
    • 1992
      Polytechnic Institute
    • 1996
      Osaka University
    • 2001
      Slovak Academy Sciences
    • 2005
      University Leoben
    • 1948 - 1955
      Instructor, University Vienna
    • 1953 - 1955
      research associate, University Michigan
    • 1955 - 1956
      research associate, University Michigan
    • 1956 - 1970
      scientist, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1983 - 1995
      Herman F. Mark professor, polymer science Polytechnic University
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
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