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chemistry educator , atmospheric scienist

Philip Karl Hopke, American chemical engineering educator. Achievements include development of multivariate statistical methods for quantitative determination of airborne particle source/receptor relationships; improvement of size measurement methods for ultrafine aerososls; research on physical chemistry of radon and its decay products and homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation. Sampling and chemical characterization of ambient alcohols.

Background

Hopke, Philip Karl was born on March 22, 1944 in Sherman, Texas, United States. Son of George Karl and Dorothy Virginia (Dawson) Hopke.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Trinity College, 1965. Master of Arts, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1969.

Career

Research associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1970. Assistant professor State University of New York, Fredonia, 1970-1974, University Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1978, associate professor, 1978-1982, professor, 1982-1989. Robert A Plane professor Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, 1989—2001, dean Graduate School, 1997-1999, Bayard D. Clarkson distinguished professor, since 2002, director Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science, since 2002.

Jefferson science fellow United States Department, 2009. Director Center Environmental, since 2009, Institute Sustainable Environments, 2001—2011. Chair grant review panel on air chemistry and physics Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1987-1992.

Editor Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, since 1987. Clean air science advisory committee, 1995-2000, chair clean air science advisory committee, 2000-2004. Associate editor Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of multivariate statistical methods for quantitative determination of airborne particle source/receptor relationships. Improvement of size measurement methods for ultrafine aerososls. Research on physical chemistry of radon and its decay products and homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation.

    Sampling and chemical characterization of ambient alcohols.

Membership

Member Champaign (Illinois) Environmental Advisory Commission, 1977-1978. Member, president Champaign Community School Board of Education, 1978-1981. Fellow International Aerosol Research Assembly, American Association the Advancement of Science.

Member American Association for Aerosol Research (board directors 1989-1994, vice president 2001-2002, president 2003-2004, David Sinclair award), Air and Waste Management Association (chair committee 1990-1992), Gesellschaft fur Aerosolforschung, American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, International Society for Exposure Analysis, International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate, International Statistics Institute.

Connections

Married Eleanor Louis Fritz, June 1, 1968. Children: Jane Catherine, Frederick Karl.

father:
George Karl Hopke

mother:
Dorothy Virginia (Dawson) Hopke

spouse:
Eleanor Louis Fritz

child:
Jane Catherine Hopke

child:
Frederick Karl Hopke