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chemical engineer

John Kenneth Burchard was American chemical engineer. Shell Oil fellow, 1958-1959; National Science Foundation fellow, 1960-1961. Served with Army of the United States, 1963-1964. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Society Research Administrators, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Burchard, John Kenneth was born on May 12, 1936 in St. Louis. Son of Kenneth Reginald and Vernora Emma (Angell) Burchard.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1957. Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1962.

Career

Head systems analysis group United Technology Center, Sunnyvale, California, 1961-1968. Chief scientist Combustion Power Company, Menlo Park, 1968-1970. Laboratory director Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1970-1980.

Director chemical engineering division Research Triangle Institute, 1980-1983. President Search Associates, Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1983-1985. Director Office of Research Administration University Center Arkansas, Conway, 1985-1987.

Assistant director Office Research and Development Arizona State University, Tempe, 1987-1990. Manager special projects Arizona Department Environmental Quality, Phoenix, 1990-1998, senior science advisor, 1998-2001. Volunteer Tempe (Arizona) Police Department, since 2001.

Member board science advisors North Carolina Energy Institute.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1963-1964. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Society Research Administrators, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Lee Suesserott, August 23, 1958. Children– John Christopher, Gregory Charles.

father:
Kenneth Reginald Burchard

mother:
Vernora Emma (Angell) Burchard

spouse:
Elizabeth Lee Suesserott

child:
John Christopher Burchard

child:
Gregory Charles Burchard