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Chemical engineering educator

Phillip Charles Wankat, American chemical engineering educator. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient award in Separations Science and Technology, American Chemical Society, 1994. With Army of the United States, 1962-1964. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (Union Carbide Lecturer award 1997), American Chemical Society.

Background

Wankat, Phillip Charles was born on July 11, 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles and Grace Leona (Pryor) Wankat.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1966. Master of Science in Education, Purdue University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1970.

Career

From assistant professor to C.L. Lovell distinguished professor chemical engring, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1970;head freshman engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1987-1995;interim director continuing engineering education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1996. Consultant pharmaceutical firm, 1985-1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1962-1964. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (Union Carbide Lecturer award 1997), American Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, canoeing, camping.

Connections

Married Dorothy Nel Richardson, December 13, 1980. Children: Charles, Jennifer.

father:
Charles Wankat

mother:
Grace Leona (Pryor) Wankat

spouse:
Dorothy Nel Richardson

children:
Charles Wankat

Jennifer Wankat