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Erwin Hamer Amick

educator

Erwin Hamer Amick, American educator. Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Amick, Erwin Hamer was born on July 12, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Erwin Hamer and Estella Anna (Murphy) Amick.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Montana State College, 1932. Master of Sciences, University North Dakota, 1933. Eng.D., Yale, 1938.

Career

Instructor Yale, 1937-1938. Research engineer Standard Oil Development Company, 1938-1939, group supervisor process engineering department, 1941-1946. Assistant professor chemical engring University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1941.

Associate professor chemical engineering Columbia, 1946-1952, professor since 1952, associate dean school engring, 1950-1957, chairman department chemical engineering, 1957-1969. Consultant Conservation to the United States Military Government decartelization and deconcentration of I.G. Farben Industrie A.G., Germany, 1949, United States High Commission, 1950, 52. Technical director Fractionation Research, Inc., Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1953-1954.

Visiting professor Birla Institute Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1967-1968. Licensed professional engineer, New Jersey.

Works

  • Author technical articles. Holder patents.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Dorothy Evelyn Rose, Sept 16, 1939. Children: Gail Elizabeth, Barbara Louise.

father:
Erwin Hamer Amick

mother:
Estella Anna (Murphy) Amick

spouse:
Dorothy Evelyn Rose

children:
Gail Elizabeth Amick

Barbara Louise Amick