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chemical engineer

Matthew Mark Thomas, American chemical engineer. Achievements include application of artificial neural networks to model aperiodic oscillations in the human pupil light reflex; development of mathematica animation to illustrate two-dimensional transport phenomena in semi-infinite parallelepiped; development of quality control strategy for batch chemical processes with emphasis on curing composite laminates; 4 patents in field.

Background

Thomas, Matthew Mark was born on September 16, 1964 in Granite City, Illinois, United States. Son of Matthew Junior and Mary (Seneczyn) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, 1985. Bachelor of Science in Data Processing, Washington University, St. Louis, 1988. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, 1989.

DScChemE, Washington University, St. Louis, 1995.

Career

Associate engineer, McDonnell Aircraft Company, St. Louis, 1986-1987;engineer, McDonnell Aircraft Company, St. Louis, 1987-1989;senior engineer, McDonnell Aircraft Company, St. Louis, 1989-1993;project engineer, McDonnell Douglas Aerospace, St. Louis, since 1993. Lecturer National Science Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan, 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include application of artificial neural networks to model aperiodic oscillations in the human pupil light reflex. Development of mathematica animation to illustrate two-dimensional transport phenomena in semi-infinite parallelepiped. Development of quality control strategy for batch chemical processes with emphasis on curing composite laminates.

    Patent pending for computer-aided resistive tapers.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Column editor Mathematical in Education and Research, since 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, International Neural Network Society, Eliot Society, Mensa, Sigma Xi, Tau beta Pi.

Connections

Married Diane M. Beers, October 12, 1996.

father:
Matthew Thomas Junior

mother:
Mary (Seneczyn) Thomas

spouse:
Diane M. Beers