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educator , Chemical engineer

John Frank Townsend Pittman, British chemical engineer, educator. Recipient Sir Harold Hartley medal, Lessing medal, University Wales. Fellow Institution Chemical Engineers (chartered engineer), Imperial College London, Institute Materials (Alan Glanville award), Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (chartered mathematician), Institute Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Background

Pittman, John Frank Townsend was born on June 5, 1937 in London. Son of Frank George and Olive (Townsend) Pittman.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Wales, Swansea, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College, London, 1968. Doctor of Science in engineering, London University, 2002.

Career

With British Petroleum, London, 1957-1961. Researcher University Cambridge, England, 1961-1964. Senior research assistant Imperial College, London, 1964-1968.

Reader, senior lecturer chemical engineering Swansea University, Swansea, 1968—1998. Senior research fellow University Wales, since 1998. Research in polymer engineering, computer aided design.

Consultant various organizations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Institution Chemical Engineers (chartered engineer), Imperial College London, Institute Materials (Alan Glanville award), Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (chartered mathematician), Institute Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Connections

Married Gillian Scott, September 11, 1971. Children: Timothy, Lucy, Rosanna.

father:
Frank George Pittman

mother:
Olive (Townsend) Pittman

spouse:
Gillian Scott

children:
Timothy Pittman

Lucy Pittman

Rosanna Pittman