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Chemical engineering educator

George R. Gavalas, Greek chemical engineering educator. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Technical award 1968, Wilhelm award 1983), American Chemical Society, North America Membrane Society.

Background

Gavalas, George R. was born on October 7, 1936 in Athens, Greece. Son of Lazaros R. and Belouso A. (Matha) Gavalas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Technology University, 1958. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor chemical engineering, California Institute Technology, 1964-1967;associate professor, California Institute Technology, 1967-1975;professor, California Institute Technology, since 1975. Consultant in field.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (Technical award 1968, Wilhelm award 1983), American Chemical Society, North America Membrane Society.

Connections

father:
Lazaros R. Gavalas

mother:
Belouso A. (Matha) Gavalas