Elmar R. Altwicker
Grade and High School in Germany (Diploma, August 1948, Landshut). B.S. (Chemistry) University of Dayton, Ohio, 1952. Ph.D. (Chemistry) Ohio State University, 1957. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.
4/1957-1962, American Cyanamid Company, Bound Brook, N.J., Research Chemist.
1963-1965, Princeton Chemical Resarch, Inc., Princeton, N.J., Project Leader.
1966-1968, UOP, Chemical Division, E. Rutherford, N.J., Groupleader.
1968-1974, Associate Professor of Bio-Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
1974-1975, Sabbatical Leave at Dechema Institut, 6 Frankfurt/Main 97, BRD (West Germany).
8/75 - 8/86, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
9/86-date, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, ibid.
1989-1990, Sabbatical Leave at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Industries Chimiques, University of Nancy, Nancy, France
Teaching Interests/Recent Courses Taught (U = Undergraduate, G = Graduate)
Engineering Modeling and Design (U) - sophomore; Chemical Engineering Laboraotry (U) - senior; Atmospheric Pollution (U) - senior; Environmental Systems Engineering (U) - senior; Separations Processes (U) - senior; Process Design (U) - senior; Atmospheric Chemistry (G); Air Pollution Control (G); Combustion (G).
Memberships and Activities
Air and Waste Management Association
American Chemical Society
Society of Sigma Xi
Member, Academic Council, CRWI (Council for Responsible Waste Incineration), Washington, D.C., 1990 -
Member, Air Management Advisory Committee, NYSDEC, Air Quality Subcommittee, 1992 -
Organizing Chair, F.W. Karasek International Conferences, Phoenix, AZ, March 1995-1999.
Invited discussion leader, Combustion Engineering, EPA-Peer Review Workshop, Drake Chemical Site Risk Assessment, Williamsport, PA, Jan. 15/16, 1998.
Reviewer (Papers and Proposals) For
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
National Science Foundation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Research Council, Office of Int. Affairs
Chemical Engineering Communication
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
Environmental Science & Technology
Combustion Science & Technology
Journal Air & Waste Mgt. Association
Canadian Journal Chemical Engng.
Journal Haz. Materials
Hazardous Waste Hazardous Materials