In Memory of Professor William Nicholas Delgass

Event Date: October 16, 2021
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering Hanson Atrium
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School or Program: Chemical Engineering
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The Davidson School of Chemical Engineering would like to cordially invite alumni and friends to commemorate the life of Professor Nick Delgass.  The memorial symposium, to take place on Saturday 16 October 2021 at the Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering Hanson Atrium, will feature largely non-technical talks from Nick’s colleagues, friends, and students delving into their recollections and interactions with him over the years.   The symposium will be held as a hybrid event with in person participation by attendees in West Lafayette and simultaneously held online via Zoom.  The agenda will be:

- Coffee and pastries (7:30 am)

- Remarks: (8:30 am) 

  • Welcome 
  • Friends from Purdue
  • Friends from the field of Catalysis
  • Delgass group Alumni
  • Final words

- Lunch (11:00 am -12:00 pm)

Please RSVP here if you are planning to attend the School event in person (by October 1) or virtually. We will send additional information to the registrants.

The Delgass family will also be hosting a memorial reception on October 16, from 1-4 PM at the Whittaker Inn in West Lafayette.  Please RSVP here by October 1 if you are planning to attend the family memorial event in person. Click here to view the obituary.

The School is organizing a memorial fund to honor the life and career of Professor Delgass. Please follow this link if you would like to donate.

To view pictures of Professor Delgass or add your own photos, please visit this Google Photos Album.

Remembering and Celebrating Professor W. Nicolas Delgass' Life and Legacy