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chemist , writer

John Joseph Carroll, American chemist, writer. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Chemical Society Washington.

Background

Carroll, John Joseph was born on April 14, 1939 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Joseph Senior and Margaret Virginia (Lalor) Carroll.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Detroit, 1965.

Career

Chemical technician, Melpar, Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, 1958-1964;chemist, laboratory chief, Cox Instrument Division Lynch Corporation, Detroit, 1965-1967;chemist, American Cyanamid Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1967-1968;chemist, District of Columbia Government, Washington, 1969-1973;chemist, regulator, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1974-1981;writer, consultant, Carroll Cons., Arlington, Virginia, since 1981. Consultant The Klock Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1968.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of reagent for detection of nerve gases, equations to predict ion exchange elution volumes, electrochemical accelerometer. Design of ion exchange/electrochemical system for recovery of nickel from plating wastewaters. Devised method for controlling air input to biological waste treatment systems using oxygen uptake measurements.

    Demonstration that calcium ion alone is the constituent of hard water that protects fish exposed to cadmium. Development and management of Environmental Protection Agency aquatic toxicology research contracts. Draft of first United States Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for State Contingency Plans for responding to Superfund emergencies. M C.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Chemical Society Washington.

Connections

father:
John Joseph Senior Carroll

mother:
Margaret Virginia (Lalor) Carroll