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researcher , chemical engineer

Joseph Porchia, Brazilian, American chemical engineer, researcher. Recipient Special Achievement award Dow Chemical, 1991, Teck Center award, 1992, 94. Vice president Midland Soccer Club, since 1994. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Instrument Society of America, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry.

Background

Porchia, Joseph was born on November 15, 1954 in Pogos de Caldas, Brazil. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Leonardo and Raffaela (Lattari) Porchia.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Cincinnati, 1981.

Career

Packaging scientist Drackett, Cinn., 1976-1978. Hydraulics engineer Caterpilar, Peoria, Illinois, 1978-1980. Research leader Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan, since 1988.

President Unoteck, Midland, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor, patentee in field.

Membership

Vice president Midland Soccer Club, since 1994. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Instrument Society of America, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: soccer, philatelist, numismatist, petrologist, squash.

Connections

Married Joan Kapouralis, June 13, 1982. Children: Leonardo Elias, Eliana Rafaela.

father:
Leonardo Porchia

mother:
Raffaela (Lattari) Porchia

spouse:
Joan Kapouralis

child:
Leonardo Elias Porchia

child:
Eliana Rafaela Porchia