Chemistry International Blank Image
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Chemistry International Blank Image Chemistry International Blank Image Chemistry International Blank Image
Chemistry International Blank Image
Chemistry International Blank Image
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Current Issue
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Past Issues
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Officer's Columns
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Features
Chemistry International Blank Image
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Up for Discussion
Chemistry International Text Image Link to IUPAC Wire
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Project Place
Chemistry International Text Image Link to imPACt
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Bookworm
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Internet Connections
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Conference Call
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Where 2B and Y
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Symposia
Chemistry International Text Image Link to CI Indexes
Chemistry International Text Image Link to CI Editor
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Search Function
Chemistry International Text Image Link to Information

 

Chemistry International Text Image Link to Previous Issue Chemistry International Text Image Link to Previous Page Chemistry International Text Image Link to This TOC Chemistry International Text Image Link to Next Page Chemistry International Text Image Link to Next Issue

Vol. 31 No. 1
January-February 2009

IUPAC Wire | News and information on IUPAC, its fellows, and members organizations
See also
www.iupac.org/indexes/News

Remembering Dana Knox

Dr. Dana E. Knox, professor of Chemical Engineering in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering and associate provost for undergraduate programs at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, died on 24 September 2008 at the age of 53. He was the chairman of the IUPAC Subcommittee on Solubility and Equilibrium Data.

Knox was born in upstate New York and received B.S. (1977), M.S. (1978) and Ph.D. (1982) degrees from the Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Troy, New York, USA. He began his career on the faculty at NJIT, based in Newark, New Jersey, USA, in 1983. He joined the Provost’s Office at NJIT in 2004. This year he would have celebrated his 25-year anniversary at NJIT.

Knox was an expert in thermodynamics of fluids and fluid mixtures. He was widely published in the technical literature and extremely active in research. In 2002, he received the Franzosini Award from IUPAC in appreciation of his continuous contributions to the Solubility Data Project. He was extremely active in the American Institute of Chemical Engineering, often organizing and chairing sessions at the national meetings. He was also a frequent contributor to annual meetings of ASEE.

He was beloved as a colleague across the NJIT campus, as a dedicated advisor for many students who received their degrees from NJIT, and he was currently serving as Co-Advisor for the NJIT student chapter of AIChE. He received awards for excellence in teaching and for excellence in advising from the Newark College of Engineering. In 1994 he received the university-wide Robert W. Van Houten Award bestowed by the NJIT alumni to recognize teaching excellence. In 2002, he was appointed to the rank of Master Teacher at NJIT.


Page last modified 6 January 2009.
Copyright © 2003-2009 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Questions regarding the website, please contact edit.ci@iupac.org
Link to CI Home Page Link to IUPAC E-News Link to IUPAC Home Page