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chemical engineer

Radu Bacaloglu, Romanian Chemical engineer. Achievements include 12 patents in organic chemistry; research in physical and synthetic organic chemistry, kinetic study of degradation and stabilization of polymers, especially polyvinyl chloride. Recipient 1st prize for scientific research Ministry of Education, Romania, 1965, G. Spacu award for research in chemistry Romanian Academy, 1981.

Background

Bacaloglu, Radu was born on July 21, 1937 in Bucharest, Romania. Arrived in the United States, 1985. Son of Dan and Elena (Lazarescu) Bacaloglu.

Education

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute, Romania, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, Polytechnic Institute, Romania, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor Polytechnic Institute, Timisoara, Romania, 1959—1979, professor chemistry, 1979—1985. Research associate University California, Santa Barbara, 1985—1989. Assistant professor Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1989—1991.

Group leader Research and Development vinyl Witco Corporation, Oakland, 1991—1997, manager Research and Development vinyl Tarrytown, New York, 1997—2003, research fellow, 2003—2004. Retired, 2004; member faculty Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey, since 2005. Director research group homogeneous and enzymatic catalysis Institute Chemical Energetics, Bucharest, 1981-1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 12 patents in organic chemistry. Research in physical and synthetic organic chemistry, kinetic study of degradation and stabilization of polymers, especially polyvinyl chloride.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 2 books, more than 190 papers. Contributor articles to Review Roumaine Chemie, Tetrahedron, Spectrochimica Acta, Journal American Chemical Society Physical Chemical Polymer Degree Stabilization, others.

Membership

Fellow Society Plastics Engineers. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Ilze Irina Schiff, August 29, 1963. 1 child, Radu Dan.

father:
Dan Bacaloglu

mother:
Elena (Lazarescu) Bacaloglu

spouse:
Ilze Irina Schiff

child:
Radu Dan Bacaloglu