Title and Description Page
Early Life 1
Frequent relocation due to father's career as a professor of civil engineering. Interest in music. High school in Washington, DC. Interest in foreign languages.
College, the Army, Graduate School 3
Two years at University of Maryland. Major in chemical engineering. ROTC. Army service during World War II. Finishing bachelor's degree at University of Illinois. Decision to pursue Ph.D. in chemistry. Ph.D. at University of Wisconsin. Fulbright grant. Studying in Amsterdam.
Teaching Career 11
Position at Cornell University in chemistry department. Summer employment at DuPont. Study of rheology. Position at University of Wisconsin, Madison, in chemical engineering department. Introduction of transport phenomena curriculum. Production of textbooks. Chairing department during Vietnam War.
Foreign Languages Career 32
Collaboration on Dutch literature readers. Position as visiting Fulbright professor in Japan. Collaboration on manuals for learning technical Japanese.
Music and composing. Reminiscences about meaningful awards. Post retirement teaching. Thoughts on changes in chemical engineering. Canoeing and hiking in Wisconsin and Canada.