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Industrial chemist

David Ira Weinstein, Industrial chemist. Achievements include development of thermogravimetric methods to study the burn-off of rolling oils and predict their behavior in anneal furnaces; research in thermal stability of polynitrobishomocubanes; used thermogravimetry to elucidate the deuterium kinetic isotope effectin the thermal decomposition of trinitro-triazacyclooctane and trinitro-triazacyclohexane.

Background

Weinstein, David Ira was born on October 7, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Sidney Weinstein and Naomi June (Altman) Habib.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Villanova U., 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, Villanova U., 1982.

Career

Assistant professor, Rosemont (Pennsylvania) College, 1983-1984; postdoctoral fellow Army R & D Center, National Research Council, Dover, New Jersey, 1984-1985; group leader, Nalco Chemical Company, Naperville, Illinois, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of thermogravimetric methods to study the burn-off of rolling oils and predict their behavior in anneal furnaces. Research in thermal stability of polynitrobishomocubanes. Used thermogravimetry to elucidate the deuterium kinetic isotope effectin the thermal decomposition of trinitro-triazacyclooctane and trinitro-triazacyclohexane.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Technology program coordinator explorer program Boy Scouts American, Naperville, since 1989. Member American Society for Testing and Materials (chairman task group 1986-1991), Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry.

Connections

Married Mindy Baylinson, October 31, 1982. 1 child, Seth Andrew.

father:
Sidney Weinstein Habib

mother:
Naomi June (Altman) Habib

spouse:
Mindy Baylinson

child:
Seth Andrew Weinstein