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educator , Chemical engineer

William Eykamp, American chemical engineer, educator. Achievements include instrumental contributions to invention and commercialization of industrial scale membrane separation technology.

Background

Eykamp, William was born on November 23, 1936 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of George E. and Dorothy (Mueller) Eykamp.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.

Career

Research engineer, W.R. Grace, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1966;senior research engineer, W.R. Grace, Columbia, Maryland., 1966-1969;research manager, Abcor Inc., Cambridge, 1969-1974;vice-president, director research, Abcor Inc., Cambridge, 1974-1978;executive vice president, general manager, Abcor Inc., Wilmington, Massachusetts, 1978-1981;president, Koch Membrane Systems, Wilmington, 1981-1988;visiting professor, University of California, Berkeley, since 1988. Member National Research Council commission on separations, 1985-1987. Conference chairman, board member North America Membrane Society, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include instrumental contributions to invention and commercialization of industrial scale membrane separation technology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books in field.

Membership

Housing chairman Civil Rights Committee, Arlington, Massachusetts, 1978-1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, European Membrane Society, North America Membrane Society.

Connections

Married Myriel Crowley, December 25, 1965. Children: Christopher N., Colin M.

father:
George E. Eykamp

mother:
Dorothy (Mueller) Eykamp

spouse:
Myriel Crowley

children:
Christopher N. Eykamp

Colin M. Eykamp