Alex Golden Oblad Alex Golden Oblad (November 26, 1909 – September 19, 2000) was a prominent chemist and chemical engineer principally recognized for his pioneering work in catalysis and catalytic chemistry.
Alfred Holmes White Alfred Holmes White (April 28, 1873 - August 25, 1953) was a chemical engineer at the University of Michigan.
Andrew Grove Andrew Stephen ("Andy") Grove (born 2 September 1936), is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author.
Antonio Meucci Antonio Santi Giuseppe Meucci (1808–1889) was an Italian inventor and also a friend and associate of the Italian nationalist Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Arnold Anderson (scientist) Arnold Anderson was a Six Nations Tuscarora tribal member who worked with Albert Einstein as a chemical engineer on the Manhattan Project to help the United States develop the first atomic bomb ...
Art Westerberg Art Westerberg is an emeritus professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Arthur Dehon Little Arthur Dehon Little (December 15, 1863 – August 1, 1935) was an American chemist and chemical engineer.
Clifton C. Garvin Clifton C. Garvin, Jr. (born December 22, 1921) is an American businessman.
Crawford Greenewalt Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (August 16, 1902 – September 28, 1993) was an American chemical engineer who served as president of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962 and as board chairman from 19...
Dan Reneau Daniel Dugan Reneau, Jr. (born June 11, 1940), has been the president of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, since July 1, 1987.
Daniel Fox Dr. Daniel W. Fox was a polymer chemist who is often regarded as the father of LEXAN. LEXAN is the flagship product of GE Plastics and is used in everything from CDs and DVDs to car bumpers and ...
Daniel Fox (chemist) Dr. Daniel W. Fox (May 14, 1927 - February 15, 1989) was a polymer chemist who is often regarded as the father of LEXAN. LEXAN is the flagship product of GE Plastics (a division of General Elect...
Daniel J. Terra Daniel J. Terra (8 June 1911 – 28 June 1996) was a scientist, businessman, and art collector.
Daniel Klute Daniel O. Klute (1921–1964) was an American rocket scientist and chemical engineer.
David H. Koch David Hamilton Koch (born May 3, 1940) is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.
David Halpert David Halpert was an inventor of various chemical patents in the 1950s and 1960s relating to surface plating of titanium, aluminum and aluminum base alloys critical for the successful developmen...
Dennis E. Stowell Dennis E. Stowell (June 18, 1944 – April 17, 2011) was an American politician and chemical engineer from Utah.
Donald A. Dahlstrom Donald Albert Dahlstrom (1920 – June 16, 2004) was recognized by the AIChE as one 100 prominent chemical engineers of the modern era, for his work on liquid-solids separation, particularly with ...
Donald Othmer Donald Frederick Othmer, born May 11, 1904, died November 1, 1995, was an American professor of chemical engineering, an inventor, multi-millionaire and philanthropist, whose most famous work is...
Douglas Patrick Harrison Douglas Patrick Harrison is a Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineer with Louisiana State University's Gordon A. and Mary Cain Department of Chemical Engineering since his retirement in 2005.
E. Bruce Nauman E. Bruce Nauman (1937–2009) was a professor of chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Edward Cussler Edward Cussler (born 1940) is a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota.
Edward G. Jefferson Dr. Edward G. Jefferson was a British-born American chemical engineer, chemist, businessman, CEO and Chairman of DuPont corporation.
Edward Hardin Edward P Hardin was the Vice President of U.S. Manufacturing for Mobil Oil.
Edward Wilson Merrill Edward Wilson Merrill (born in New Bedford, MA on August 31, 1923) is one of the leading biomaterials scientist of the 20th century and one of the founders of bioengineering and specifically the...
Edwin N. Lightfoot Edwin N. Lightfoot is a Chemical Engineer and the Hilldale Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Edwin R. Gilliland Edwin Richard Gilliland (1909–1973) was an American chemical engineer and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Esther Takeuchi Esther Sans Takeuchi is a materials scientist and chemical engineer, working on energy storage systems and power sources for biomedical devices.
Eugene Houdry Eugène Jules Houdry (Domont, April 18, 1892 - Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, July 18, 1962) was a French, later naturalised American, mechanical engineer (graduated from École Nationale Supérieure d...
Frances Arnold Frances Hamilton Arnold (born 25 July 1956) is an internationally recognized American scientist and engineer.
George Lof George Oscar Löf (13 Dec 1913 - 12 Oct 2009) was an American engineer and inventor who was best known for his contributions to solar energy research.
George M. Keller George Matthew Keller (December 3, 1923 – October 17, 2008) was the chairman of Standard Oil Company of California ("SoCal") in the 1980s, where he oversaw its merger with Gulf Oil to form Chevr...
George Rieveschl Dr. George Rieveschl (January 9, 1916 – September 27, 2007) was an American chemist and professor.
George W. Huber George W. Huber is a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who is one of the lead researchers in the field of non-edible plant matter sources of food.
Grigoriy Yablonsky Grigoriy Yablonsky (or Yablonskii) (Григорий Семенович Яблонский) is an expert in the area of chemical kinetics and chemical engineering, particularly in catalytic technology of complete and sel...
H. David Dalquist H. David Dalquist (May 25, 1918 – January 2, 2005) was an American inventor.
Harry George Drickamer Harry George Drickamer (November 19, 1918 – May 6, 2002), born Harold George Weidenthal, was a pioneer experimentalist in high-pressure studies of condensed matter.
Helmut W. Schulz Helmut W. Schulz (born 1912 in Berlin, Germany) is a German chemical engineer and professor of Columbia University known for his many works in disparate fields like nuclear physics, rocketry and...
Herbert Blau A director and theoretician of performance, Herbert Blau (3 May 1926 – 3 May 2013) was Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor in the Humanities at the University of Washington.
Herman E. Schroeder Herman E. Schroeder (6 July 1915 - 28 November 2009) was a Research Director at DuPont, inventor of the first practical adhesive for bonding rubber to nylon for B29 bomber tires, and a pioneer i...
Hoyt C. Hottel Hoyt Clarke Hottel (1903–1998) was a professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He was an expert on energy, radiant heat transfer, fire, fuels and combustion.
Jack Welch John Francis "Jack" Welch, Jr. (born November 19, 1935) is an American business executive, author and chemical engineer.
James Bert Garner James Bert Garner (September 2, 1870 – November 28, 1960) was an American chemical engineer and professor at the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research from 1914 until his retirement in 1957.
James Oldshue James Young Oldshue (April 1925 – January 16, 2007) was an internationally known chemical engineer with more than a hundred publications in scientific journals, numerous book chapters in textboo...
James R. Fair James Rutherford Fair PhD P.E. (1920–2010), also known as Jim Fair or James R. Fair, was a notable American chemical engineer.
Jay Bailey James Edward Bailey, generally known as Jay Bailey, was a pioneer of biochemical engineering, particularly metabolic engineering.
Jeff Lindsay (engineer) Jeffrey Dean Lindsay is a business consultant, author, apologist, chemical engineer and patent agent who received attention defending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on his website and blog at jefflindsay.com.
Jerry Lin Dr. Jerry Y.S. Lin (Chinese: 林跃生) is a Regents' Professor of chemical engineering at the Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, USA. He publishes papers under the name “Y.S. Lin”.
John A. Quinn John A. Quinn, Ph.D. is the Robert D. Bent Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.
John E. Teeple John Edgar Teeple (1874-1931) was a chemical engineer who received the Perkin Medal in 1927 for his work on potash during World War I. He was also an American researcher and contributor to the f...
John H. Dessauer John H. Dessauer, also known as Hans Dessauer, (13 May 1905 – 12 August 1993) was a German-American chemical engineer and an innovator in developing xerography.
John H. Sinfelt John H. Sinfelt was an American chemical engineer whose research on catalytic reforming was responsible for the introduction of unleaded gasoline.Sinfelt was working for the Standard Oil Develop...
John J. Mooney John J. Mooney (born c. 1929) is an American chemical engineer who was co-inventor of the three-way catalytic converter, which has played a dramatic role in reducing pollution from motor vehicle...
John L. Gainer John L. Gainer (born July 19, 1938) is an American chemical engineer and co-founder and chief scientific officer of Diffusion Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology and pharmaceutical company based in...
John M. Olin John Merrill Olin (November 10, 1892 – September 8, 1982) was an American businessman.
John V. N. Dorr Dr John Van Nostrand Dorr (1872–1962) was an industrial chemist active in early to middle twentieth century.
Joseph DeSimone (inventor) Joseph M. DeSimone (born May 16, 1964) is an American chemical engineer, and the 2008 recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson–MIT Prize.
Joseph J. Jacobs Joseph J. Jacobs (1916–2004) was an American chemical engineer who founded Jacobs Engineering Group, a engineering-construction company.
Ju-Chin Chu Ju-Chin Chu (14 December 1919 - 15 November 2000) was a Chinese American chemical engineer and father of Steven Chu.
K. B. Quinan Kenneth Bingham Quinan CH, usually known as K.B. Quinan, (July 3, 1878 – January 26, 1948) was an American born chemical engineer who settled in South Africa and contributed significantly ...
L. Gary Leal Leslie Gary Leal (born 18 March 1943) is the Warren & Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Lawrence H. Knox Lawrence H. Knox lived from 1908-1964 and was among the first African Americans to receive a PhD in chemistry.
Lee Raymond Lee R. Raymond (born August 13, 1938) was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ExxonMobil from 1999 to 2005.
Leon Lapidus Dr. Leon Lapidus (September 26, 1924-May 5, 1977) was an American chemist and chemical engineer, the chairman of the department of chemical engineering at Princeton University, a member of the N...
Lewis Karrick Lewis Cass Karrick (1890–1962) was an American petroleum refinery engineer, oil shale and coal technologist, and inventor.
Lewis M. Norton Lewis Norton (1855–1893) was an American academic who introduced the first four-year undergraduate chemical engineering program while teaching at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1888.
Lisa P. Jackson Lisa Perez Jackson (born February 8, 1962) is an American chemical engineer who served as the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 2009 to 2013.
Mae Jemison Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American physician and NASA astronaut.
Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau Margaret Hutchinson Rousseau (1910 - 11 January 2000) was a chemical engineer who designed the first commercial penicillin production plant.
Mark E. Davis Mark E. Davis Ph.D. is the Warren and Katherine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering of the California Institute of Technology and a member of the City of Hope National Medical Center.
Mark Holtzapple Mark Holtzapple is a chemical engineering professor at Texas A&M University.
Martin Feinberg Martin Feinberg is an American chemical engineer and mathematician known for his work in chemical reaction network theory.
Martin Lewis Perl Martin Lewis Perl (born June 24, 1927) is an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton.
Michel Boudart Michel Boudart (born 18 June 1924 in Brussels, Belgium; died 2 May 2012) PhD was the William M. Keck Sr. Professor of Chemical Engineering Emeritus at Stanford University.
Norman Gaylord Norman Gaylord (1923 – September 18, 2007) was an American industrial chemist and research scientist credited with playing a key role in the development of the gas-permeable rigid contact lens w...
Norman N. Li Norman N. Li, born December 28, 1932 in Shanghai, China, is a Chinese American engineer and scientist famous for his inventions and development of liquid membrane technologies.
Octave Levenspiel Octave Levenspiel is an emeritus professor of chemical engineering at Oregon State University.
Oliver Patterson Watts Oliver Patterson Watts (1865–1953) was a professor of chemical engineering and applied electrochemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Otto H. York Otto H. York was a distinguished chemical engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Otto Redlich Otto Redlich (November 4, 1896–August 14, 1978) was an Austrian physical chemist and chemical engineer who is best known for his development of equations of state like Redlich-Kwong equation.
Patrick Kenji Takahashi Patrick Kenji Takahashi (born September 6, 1940 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American biochemical engineer and popular science writer.
Paul Hugh Emmett Paul Hugh Emmett (September 22, 1900 – April 22, 1985) was an American chemical engineer.
Paul Weber (academic) Paul Weber was the interim president of the Georgia Institute of Technology from previous president Blake Ragsdale Van Leer's death until a replacement was found in Edwin D. Harrison, a period o...
Rakesh Agrawal Rakesh Agrawal is a Technical Fellow at the Microsoft Search Labs.
Rakesh Agrawal (Chemical Engineer) Rakesh Agrawal is a United States of America National Medal of Technology & Innovation Laureate as well as a professor of chemical engineering at Purdue University.
Rakesh Agrawal (chemical engineer) Rakesh Agrawal is a National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureate as well as the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of chemical engineering at Purdue University.
Richard D. Braatz Richard D. Braatz is the Edwin R. Gilliland Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology known for his research in control theory and its applications to chemical, pharmaceutical, and ...
Richard Felder Richard M. Felder (born in New York City in 1939) is the Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University.
Richard Oriani Richard Oriani is an El Salvador-born American chemical engineer and metallurgist who was instrumental in the study of the effects of hydrogen in metal.
Rina Tannenbaum Rina (Irena) Tannenbaum (born December 13, 1953) is an Israeli/American materials scientist and chemical engineer and presently Professor in the Program of Chemical and Molecular Engineering in ...
Robert A. Brown Robert A. Brown (born July 22, 1951) is the 10th president of Boston University.
Robert Byron Bird Robert Byron Bird (born February 5, 1924, Bryan, Texas) is a Chemical Engineer and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Robert H. Wentorf, Jr. Robert H. Wentorf, Jr. was a staff scientist at General Electric Corporate Research and Development Laboratory in Schenectady, N.Y. and a professor of chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytech...
Robert Hamada (professor) Robert Hamada is the former Edward Eagle Brown Distinguished Service Professor of Finance and former Dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Robert MacFarlan Cole III Robert MacFarlan Cole (December 26, 1889 – January 18, 1986) was an American chemical engineer, inventor, and author.
Robert Pauli Scherer In 1933 the prolific inventor Robert Pauli Scherer invented the rotary die encapsulation process, revolutionizing the soft-gelatin encapsulation field.
Robert Reid (engineer) Robert C. Reid (June 11, 1924, Denver, Colorado – May 18, 2006, Lexington, Massachusetts) was a chemical engineer and professor at MIT. He received his B.A. from the U.S. Merchant Marine A...
Robert S. Langer Robert Samuel Langer, Jr. (born August 29, 1948 in Albany, New York) is an American engineer, scientist, entrepreneur, inventor and the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Ins...
Samir Mitragotri Samir Mitragotri (born May 28, 1971) is a Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara, an inventor and an entrepreneur.
Samuel Bodman Samuel Wright Bodman III (born November 26, 1938) was a United States Secretary of Energy and was previously Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department.
Samuel Philip Sadtler Samuel Philip Sadtler, Ph.D., LL.D. (July 18, 1847–December 20, 1923) was an American chemist,and the first President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 1908.
Sidney Loeb Sidney Loeb (1917–2008) made reverse osmosis (RO) practical by developing, together.
Soni Oyekan Dr. Soni Olufemi Olubunmi Oyekan who was born in 1946 in Nigeria is a U.S. citizen and a chemical engineer.
Steven Kistler Samuel Stephens Kistler (March 26, 1900 – November 1975) was an American scientist and chemical engineer, best known as the inventor of aerogels, one of the lightest known solid materials.
T. Stephen Crawford Thomas Stephen Crawford (1900-1987) was an American chemical engineer known for his research in coal, coal tar and coal gasification.
Ted Ellis (artist) Ted Ellis (born 1963) is an American artist and former environmental chemist.
Thomas H. Chilton Thomas H. Chilton (August 14, 1899 – September 15, 1972) was a chemical engineer and professor.
Thomas Kilgore Sherwood Thomas Kilgore Sherwood (July 25, 1903 – January 14, 1976) was a noted American chemical engineer and a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Vic Sprouse Vic Sprouse is the former Republican Senate Minority Leader in the West Virginia State Senate.
Vincent Lamberti Vincent Lamberti was an American chemist and inventor, who held 118 granted patents, and is best known as the inventor of Dove soap.
Virgil Orr Virgil L. Orr (born February 2, 1923) is a retired engineering professor and administrator at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, who served as a Democratic member of the Louisiana H...
Vivian Stannett Vivian Thomas Stannett (September 1, 1917 – October 1, 2002), Camille Dreyfus Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering and dean emeritus of the Graduate School at North Carolina State Universi...
Vladimir Haensel Vladimir Haensel (1 September 1914 – 15 December 2002) was an American chemical engineer who invented the platforming process - a platinum catalytic process for reforming petroleum hydro...
W. W. Keeler William Wayne Keeler (1908 - 1989) is best known as the last appointed and first elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee nation in the 20th Century.
Waldo Semon Waldo Lonsbury Semon (September 10, 1898 – May 26, 1999) was a renowned American inventor born in Demopolis, Alabama.
Warren K. Lewis Warren Kendall Lewis (21 August 1882–9 March 1975) was an MIT professor who has been called the father of modern chemical engineering.
Wendell E. Dunn, Jr. Wendell Earl Dunn, Jr. (August 30, 1922 – December 24, 2007) was an American chemical engineer, metallurgist, and inventor.
William Eivind Hall William "Bill" Eivind Hall (born 1942) is an American chemical engineer who became the CEO and Chairman of the American-based worldwide energy engineering company Parsons Energy & Chemicals base...
William F. May William Frederick May (October 25, 1915 – September 18, 2011) was an American chemical engineer, businessman and co-founder of the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
William Hultz Walker William Hultz Walker (April 7, 1869 – July 9, 1934) was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and graduated in 1890 at Penn State College and took his Ph.D. at Göttingen (1892).
William Merriam Burton William Merriam Burton (November 17, 1865 – December 29, 1954) was a U.S. chemist who developed the first thermal cracking process for crude oil.
Yurii Sh. Matros Yurii Sh. Matros (Юрий Шаевич Матрос) is a scientist in the field of chemical engineering, known for his achievement in the theory and practice of heterogeneous catalytic processes.
Yuriy Polyakov Yuriy Sergeyevich Polyakov (Russian: Юрий Сергеевич Поляков, born September 3, 1980 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian-American scientist at USPolyResearch.