Biography

Hendrick C. Van Ness


Education

B.S. University of Rochester, 1944

M.S. University of Rochester, 1946

D. Eng. Yale University, 1953

Professional Experience

1945-1947, Instructor in Engineering, University of Rochester

1947-1949, Chemical Engineer, The M.W. Kellogg Co., Jersey City, NJ

1952-1956, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

1956-1957, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1957-1963, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1963-1983, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1983-1989, Institute Professor of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1989-date, Institute Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Related Experience

1958-1959, Visiting Fulbright Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, King's College, University of Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

Feb.-June, 1966, Visiting Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Jan.-April 1977, Visiting Professor, Danmark's Tekniske Hojskole, Lyngby, Denmark

Honors and Awards

Western Electric Fund Teaching Award - ASEE, St. Lawrence Section, 1969

Fellow, A.I.Ch.E., 1974

Phillips Lecture Award, Oklahoma State University, 1987

Warren K. Lewis Award, A.I.Ch.E., 1988

Rossini Lecture, IUPAC, 1994