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Science educator

Anthony George Dixon, British, American science educator. Achievements include research in correlations for heat transfer in fixed bed reactors, analysis of membrane reactors, application of computational fluid dynamics to the connection of catalyst particle performance to surrounding flow.

Background

Dixon, Anthony George was born on January 2, 1953 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Arthur L. Dixon and Barbara M. Hood.

Education

Bachelor of Science, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Edinburgh, 1978.

Career

Assistant scientist University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978—1980. Assistant professor Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, 1980—1985, associate professor, 1985—1993, professor, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in correlations for heat transfer in fixed bed reactors, analysis of membrane reactors, application of computational fluid dynamics to the connection of catalyst particle performance to surrounding flow.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Chemical Engineers (division director 2004-2007). Member: American Chemical Society, Institute of Mathematics & Its Applications.

Connections

Married Rosanna Villani, 1999.

father:
Arthur L. Dixon

mother:
Barbara M. Hood

spouse:
Rosanna Villani