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researcher , Chemical engineering educator

Thomas Leonard Sweeney, American chemical engineering educator, researcher. Bar: Ohio 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Registered professional engineer, Ohio.


Sweeney, Thomas Leonard was born on December 12, 1936 in Cleveland. Son of Patrick and Anne (Morrin) Sweeney.


Bachelor of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Institute of Technology, 1962.

Juris Doctor, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1974.


Assistant professor then associate professor chemical engineering The Ohio State University, Columbus, 1963-1973, professor, 1973-1994, associate vice president research, 1982-1994, acting vice president research and graduate, 1989-1991, emeritus professor, associate vice president, since 1995. President The Ohio State University Research Foundation, 1989-1991, executive director, 1988-1994. Member Ohio Hazardous Waste Facility Board, Columbus, 1984-1993.

Assistant vice president, director office research, professor chemical engineering University Notre Dame, since 1994. Member board directors Children's Hospital Research Foundation, Columbus, 1990-1994. Consultant numerous organizations.


  • Bar: Ohio 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Registered professional engineer, Ohio.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Hazardous Waste Management, 1982, Management of Hazardous and Toxic Waste, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Institute Chemical Engineers (executive committee, central Ohio section, 1970-1972), American Chemical Society, American Society for Engineering Education (chairman environmental engineering division, 1973-1974, member council governmental relations board directors, since 1993).


Married Beverly Marie Starks, December 30, 1961. Children: Patrick E., Thomas J., Michael S., Kevin E.

Patrick Sweeney

Anne (Morrin) Sweeney

Beverly Marie Starks

Patrick E. Sweeney

Thomas J. Sweeney

Michael S. Sweeney

Kevin E. Sweeney