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engineer , Engineering educator

Peter Thomas Cummings, Australian chemical engineering educator. Fellow, Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, 1980, grant, Dreyfus Foundation, 1983, National Science Foundation, since 1984, Department of Energy, since 1987, Petroleum Research Fund, 1984. Member of American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (Alpha Chi Sigma award 1998), Sigma Xi.

Background

Cummings, Peter Thomas was born on February 10, 1954 in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia. Arrived in United States, 1981. Son of Henry St.John and Mary Clarence (McLeod) Cummings.

Education

B.Math. with 1stclass honors, U. Newcastle, Australia, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, Australia, 1980. Postdoctoral research fellow department physics U. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1980.

Research associate department mechanic engineering and chemistry State University of New York-Stony Brook, 1981-1983. Assistant professor department chemical engineering University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1983-1987, associate professor, 1987-1991, professor 1991-1993. Distinguished professor department chemical engineering U. Tennessee, 1994^, distinguished scientist chemical technical division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1994^.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow department physics University Guelph, Canada, 1980. Research associate department mechanical engineering and chemistry State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1981—1983. Assistant professor department chemical engineering University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1983—1987, associate professor, 1987—1991, professor, 1991—1993.

Distinguished professor department chemical engineering University Tennessee, since 1994. Distinguished scientist chemical technical division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Physical Society, American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers (Alpha Chi Sigma award 1998), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Elizabeth June Way, May 17, 1975.

father:
Henry St.John Cummings

mother:
Mary Clarence (McLeod) Cummings

spouse:
Elizabeth June Way