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Chemical engineering educator

John Vlachopoulos, Canadian Chemical engineering educator. Achievements include creation of commercial software packages used for simulation of plastics processing. Fellow Chemical Institute Canada; member American Institute Chemical Engineering, Society PlasticsEngrs., Society Rheology, Polymer Processing Society.

Background

Vlachopoulos, John was born on August 11, 1942 in Volos, Greece. Son of Apostolos and Kleopatra (Anagnostou) Vlachopoulos. arrived in Canada, 1968.

Education

Diploma Ing, NATU, Athens, Greece, 1965; Master of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1968; Doctor of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor chemical engineering, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, 1968-1974; associate professor chemical engineering, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, 1974-1979; professor chemical engineering, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, since 1979; department chairman chemical engineering, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, 1985-1988; sabbatical leave, U. Stuttgart, Germany, 1975; sabbatical leave, CEMEF Ecole des Mines, Paris, 1981-1982, 88-89. Consultant in field, Canada, United States, Europe and Japan.

Achievements

  • Achievements include creation of commercial software packages used for simulation of plastics processing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor research papers to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow Chemical Institute Canada. Member American Institute Chemical Engineering, Society PlasticsEngrs., Society Rheology, Polymer Processing Society.

Connections

father:
Apostolos Vlachopoulos

mother:
Kleopatra (Anagnostou) Vlachopoulos