100 Years of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, 1911-2011

Phillip C. Wankat, Ph.D.
Clifton L. Lovell Distinguished Professor
of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University

Nicholas A. Peppas, D.Eng., Sc.D.
Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Contents

Preface to 100 Years of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, 1911-2011

Preface to History of the School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University

Chapter 1 — Towards the Establishment of a School of Chemical Engineering (1887-1911)

Chapter 2 — The Peffer Years (1911-1934)

Chapter 3 — Growth and the War: The Bray-Shreve Years (1934-1951)

Chapter 4 — Chemical Engineering in Transition. Heads: Comings and Golding (1951-1966)

Chapter 5 — Rebirth as a Modern Program. Greenkorn, Koppel and Andres (1967-1987)

Chapter 6 — Building for the Future. Reklaitis and Varma (1987-2011)

Chapter 7 — Chemical Engineering Education at Purdue

Chapter 8 — Chemical Engineering Research at Purdue

Epilogue

Appendices

About the authors