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educator , Chemical engineer

David William Thacker Rippin, British chemical engineer, educator. Chartered engineer. Recipient Chemviron prize, 1977, medal City of Paris, 1986.

Background

Rippin, David William Thacker was born on January 14, 1935 in Retford, England. Arrived in Switzerland, 1970. Son of Horace and Norah Eileen (Thacker) Rippin.

Education

Bachelor, Master of Arts in Natural Sciences and Chemical Engineering, Cambridge (England) University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1959.

Career

Nato postdoctoral fellow University Delaware, 1959-1960. Lecturer chemical engineering Imperial College, University London, 1961-1966. Senior lecturer systems engineering University Lancaster, England, 1966-1970.

Professor chemical engineering Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Technisch-Chemisches Labor, Zurich, since 1971.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer.

Connections

Married Anne Crossland, April 13, 1963. Children: Sarah Jane, Jonathan David, Thomas Mark.

father:
Horace Rippin

mother:
Norah Eileen (Thacker) Rippin

spouse:
Anne Crossland

children:
Sarah Jane Rippin

Jonathan David Rippin

Thomas Mark Rippin