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educator , chemical engineer

Kenneth Bruce Bischoff, American chemical engineer, educator. Recipient Ebert prize Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1972, Founders award Chemical Industrial Institute Toxicology, 1992, Distinguished Alumni award Illinois Institute of Technology, 1996, Professional Achievement award, 1997; Shell Foundation fellow, 1959, National Science Foundation fellow, 1960, University Ghent fellow, 1960-1961, National Academy of Engineering fellowship.


Bischoff, Kenneth Bruce was born on February 29, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur William and Evelyn Mary (Hansen) Bischoff.


Bachelor of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1961.


Assistant to associate professor University Texas, Austin, 1961-1967. Associate professor, then professor University Maryland, 1967-1970. Walter R. Read professor engineering Cornell University, 1970-1976, director School Chemical Engineering, 1970-1975.

Unidel professor, biomedical and chemical engineering University Delaware, 1976-1998, emeritus, from 1998, chairman department chemical engineering, 1978-1982. Member National Research Council Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, 1984-1986, various committees, since 1984. Consultant Exxon Research and Engineering, National Institutes of Health, General Foods Corporation, W.R. Grace Company, Koppers Company, DuPont Company.



Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (director 1972-1974, chairman food, pharmaceutical and bioengineering division 1985, chairman national program committee 1978, Professional Progress award 1976, Food Pharmaceutical and Bioengring. division award 1982, 34th Annual Institute lecturer 1982, R.H. Wilhelm award 1987). Member American Institute Chemical Engineer, American Chemical Society, American Society Artificial Internal Organs, Engineers Council for Professional Development (board directors 1972-1978), Council Chemical Research (governing board 1981-1984, chairman 1985), Catalysis Society, American Association of University Professors, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma XI, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Omega Chi Epsilon, Alpha Chi Sigma.


Married Joyce Arlene Winterberg, June 6, 1959. Children: Kathryn Ann, James Eric.

Arthur William Bischoff

Evelyn Mary (Hansen) Bischoff

Joyce Arlene Winterberg

Kathryn Ann Bischoff

James Eric Bischoff