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chemical engineer

Christian Henri Stapfer, French, American chemical engineer. Achievements include development of color image coding analysis of industrial products; invention of dynamic incremental heat stability testing ovens for polymers; research in color spaces and color composition; over 100 patents on polymer heat stabilizers and other chemical additives. Grantee, Rutgers University, 1970.

Background

Stapfer, Christian Henri was born on May 16, 1935 in Paris, France. Arrived in United States, 1963, naturalized, 1969. Son of Max Maurice Stapfer and Marthe Céline Dufay.

Education

Diploma-Ing. Chemical, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1959. Doctor of Science, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1962. Degree, Harvard University, Boston, 1982.

Career

Central research chemist Hercules Powder Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1963—1965. Research group leader Cincinnati Milacron, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1965—1972, director chemical r&d Vienna, 1972—1976. Owner, president Doctor Stapfer Gmbh, Duesseldorf, Germany, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of color image coding analysis of industrial products. Invention of dynamic incremental heat stability testing ovens for polymers. Research in color spaces and color composition.

    Over 100 patents on polymer heat stabilizers and other chemical additives.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Moderator American Church, Paris, 1982—1986. Fellow: American Institute Chemists (life). Member: Society Plastics Engineers (Future Technical award 2003), New York Academy of Sciences (life), Harvard Club (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gourmet cooking, languages.

Connections

Married Barbara Agnes Koblitz, December 15, 1962. Children: Valérie Dorothée Bréal, Cassandre Elvire.

father:
Max Maurice Stapfer

mother:
Marthe Céline Dufay

spouse:
Barbara Agnes Koblitz

child:
Cassandre Elvire Stapfer

child:
Valérie Dorothée Bréal Stapfer