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Paul Herbert Carnell, American federal education official. Patentee petroleum processing and refining. Grantee Research Corporation, 1952; National Institutes of Health, 1959-1966. Member American Chemical Society, Michigan College Chemistry Teachers Association (past president), Midwest Association Chemistry Teachers, Liberal Arts Colleges (past member executive committee, president 1963-1964), Yale Chemists Association.

Background

Carnell, Paul Herbert was born on May 27, 1917 in Oakfield, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herbert Clyde and Fannie (Carstens) Carnell.

Education

AB with high honors, Albion College, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy (Wyandotte research fellow), Case. Western Reserve University, 1943.

Postgrad (United States Public Health Service fellow), Yale, 1960.

Career

Research chemist Phillips Petroleum Company, 1943-1947. Director research Leonard Refineries, Inc., Alma, Michigan, 1947-1948. Assistant professor Marietta College, 1948-1949.

Faculty Albion College, 1949-1966, professor chemistry, chairman department, 1954-1966. Education specialist United States Office Education, Washington, 1966-1968, assistant director division institutional development, 1966-1977, acting director, 1977-1978, education program officer, 1978-1979, 81-84, executive director advisory council on developing institutions, 1979-1981, executive director National Advisory Committee on Accreditation and Institutional Eligibility, 1984-1987, retired, 1987. Visiting scientist division chemical education American Chemical Society, 1959-1966.

In-service institute director National Science Foundation, 1961-1962. Associate program director Academy Year Institutes, 1964-1965. Member science committee Michigan Department Public Instruction, 1961-1965.

Visiting scientist Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, 1960-1966.

Achievements

  • Patentee petroleum processing and refining.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Michigan College Chemistry Teachers Association (past president), Midwest Association Chemistry Teachers, Liberal Arts Colleges (past member executive committee, president 1963-1964), Yale Chemists Association.

Connections

Married Phyllis Martha Whipple, June 21, 1942. Children– Nancy, Michael, Cheryl, Beth, Cara.

father:
Herbert Clyde Carnell

mother:
Fannie (Carstens) Carnell

spouse:
Phyllis Martha Whipple

children:
Nancy Carnell

Michael Carnell

Cheryl Carnell

Beth Carnell

Cara Carnell