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Charles Andrews Plank

chemical engineering educator

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