Biography

Peter C. Wayner, Jr.

Education

B.S. (Chemical Engineering), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1956

M.S. (Chemical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960

Chemical Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961

Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), Northwestern University, 1963

Professional Career

June 1956 - Sept. 1958, Communications Officer, United States Navy, 3912, Sasebo, Japan

1959 - 1960 (Summer), Research Engineer in Textile Fibers, Dept. (exploratory research on synthetic fibers) E.I. du Pont de Nemours

March 1963 - August 1965, Research Scientist engaged in heat transfer studies, United Aircraft Corporation Research Laboratories

1976 - (Summer) Chemist (Chemical Engineer) Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Sept. 1976 - July 1977, Sabbatical leave at Stanford University (Visiting Professor in Chemical Engineering)

Sept. 1976 - July 1977, NASA Ames Research Center (Contract Researcher for Heat Pipe Research Program)

1985, Chairman, Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion Division, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1988 Technical Program Chairman, National Heat Transfer Conference; 1989 Secretary, National Heat Transfer Conference Coordinating Committee)

1987, Sabbatical visit to National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, and to Oxford University, Oxford, England

1988 - 1989 - Technical Program Chairman, National Heat Transfer Conference-Houston (1988); Vice Chair and Secretary, National Heat Transfer Conference Coordinating Committee (1989)

1988, Chairman, Donald Q. Kern Award Committee

1988, Chairman, Max Jakob Award Committee

1986 - to date, Elected Fellow of A.I.Ch.E.

1986 - 1988, Consulting Editor, Chemical Engineering Progress

1988 - 1998, Member, U.S. Scientific Committee for International Heat Transfer Conferences

Sept. 1965 - to date, Member of Faculty, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1998 - to date, Distinguished Research Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1994 - 1998 - Assembly and U.S. Scientific Committee for International Heat Transfer Conferences, delegate

Honors and Awards

Tau Beta Pi

Pi Delta Epsilon

Phi Lambda Upsilon

Fellow AIChE

Fellow ASME

Melvin Romanoff Award from National Association of Corrosion Engineers for Best Paper (Materials Performance, 23, #4, April 1984)

Best Paper Award at the 4th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference in March 1995

1998 AIChE Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion Division Award

1998 AIChE Donald Q. Kern Award