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chemist , consultant

Phillip Jeffrey Wakelyn, American Chemist, consultant. Achievements include testifying at federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration hearings on cotton dust, formaldehyde, hazard communication, air contaminants, and other rulemakings; before 5 different state OSHAs; before 6 different state EPAs on Clean Air Act regulations.

Background

Wakelyn, Phillip Jeffrey was born on April 29, 1940 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Arthur Thomas and Elsa Katherine (Koch) Wakelyn.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Emory University, 1963; Master of Science in Textile Chemistry, Georgia Institute Technology, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy in Textile Chemistry, U. Leeds, England, 1971.

Career

Research chemist, Dow Chemical Company, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1963-1966; research chemist, Dow-Badische Company, Williamsburg, summers 1966-1967; research associate, Texas Technology U. Textile Research Center, 1971-1973; lecturer, Texas Technology U. Department Textile Engineering, Lubbock, 1972-1973; head chemical research, Texas Technology U. Textile Research Center, Lubbock, 1971-1973; manager environmental health, safety, National Cotton Council American, Washington, since 1973. National Advisory Committee Flammable Fabrics Act, Washington, 1976-1978. Adjunct professor.Tex.

Technology U. Department Chemical Engineering, 1974-1978. Consultant, expert witness, since 1971.

Achievements

  • Achievements include testifying at federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration hearings on cotton dust, formaldehyde, hazard communication, air contaminants, and other rulemakings. Before 5 different state OSHAs. Before 6 different state EPAs on Clean Air Act regulations.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists, New York Academy Science. Member American Chemical Society, American Industrial Hygiene Association (Vice-President Mid South section 1983-1984), Textile Institute, American Oil Chemists Society, Washington Textile Roundtable (chairman since 1995), Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Arthur Thomas Wakelyn

mother:
Elsa Katherine (Koch) Wakelyn