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Biochemical engineer

Susan Kay Smith, American Biochemical engineer. Achievements include contbribution to discovery, isolation, and characterization of L-657, 398, a novel antifungal agent. Dow Chemical fellow, 1982-1983.

Background

Smith, Susan Kay was born on March 6, 1954 in Bedford, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Clyde Thomas and Martha India (Smith) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1976. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1983. Postgraduate, Lehigh University, since 1994.

Career

Laboratory specialist department forest products, Wood Chemistry Laboratory, Virginia Technology, Blacksburg, 1976-1980; graduate teaching fellow chemical engineering department, Virginia Technology, Blacksburg, 1981-1983; staff chemical engineer, MRL Bio-chemical Process Research and Development at Merck Company, Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, 1984-1988; research chemical engineer, MRL Bio-chemical Process Research and Development at Merck Company, Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, 1988-1990; research chemical engineer, MRL Chemical Engineering Research and Development at Merck & Company, Inc., Rahway, 1990-1992; senior project engineer, MMD Engineering & Technology Superior vena cava syndrome Administration at Merck Company, Inc., Whitehouse Station, New Jersey and West Point, Pennsylvania, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contbribution to discovery, isolation, and characterization of L-657, 398, a novel antifungal agent.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Enzyme Microbial Technology, Journal Antibiotics, Biotechnology and Bioengring. Symposium, Tappi.

Membership

Skill standards reviewer Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, Massachusetts, 1994. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (secretary Center New Jersey section 1986-1988, board directors Center New Jersey section 1988-1990), Phi Lambda Upsilon (Alpha Theta chapter vice president 1981-1982, secretary 1982-1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, company softball team, painting, drawing, watersports, traveling.

Connections

Married Robert Mahone Honeycutt, June 14, 1975 (divorced May 1991).

father:
Clyde Thomas Smith

mother:
Martha India (Smith) Smith

spouse:
Robert Mahone Honeycutt