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Chemical engineer

Timothy Alan Upshaw, American Chemical engineer. Achievements include research on conceptual design work for largest polethylene terephthalate plant in the world, lead design on 2d generation acetic anhydride plant chemicals from coal, plant startups, numerous reactor designs, process modelling, yield improvements, and mfg.improvements. Named Kentucky Colonel Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1975, Duke of Paducah City of Paducah, 1975.

Background

Upshaw, Timothy Alan was born on December 3, 1958 in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. Son of Edward Burrell and Emma Louise (Smith) University.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kentucky, 1980.

Career

Chemical engineer, Eastman Kodak, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1980-1987; senior chemical engineer, Eastman Kodak, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1987-1992; senior process engineer, International Specialty Products, Calvert City, Kentucky, 1992-1995; senior chemical engineer, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tennessee, since 1995. Advisory panel member Dow Jones & Company, Syosset, New York, since 1992. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on conceptual design work for largest polethylene terephthalate plant in the world, lead design on 2d generation acetic anhydride plant chemicals from coal, plant startups, numerous reactor designs, process modelling, yield improvements, and manufacturing improvements, process design management on solvent plant expansion.

Membership

Active Abundant Living Chrisitan Fellowship, Kingsport, 1988-1992. Member Wall St. Club, Omega Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Claire Elizabeth Sutton, September 18, 1982. Children: Julie Ann, Bryan Alan, Amy Rebekah.

father:
Edward Burrell University

mother:
Emma Louise (Smith) University

spouse:
Claire Elizabeth Sutton

children:
Amy Rebekah Upshaw

Julie Ann Upshaw

Bryan Alan Upshaw