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Oral history interview with Lyle Albright, 2008 June 23

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TitleOral history interview with Lyle Albright, 2008 June 23
IntervieweeAlbright, Lyle Frederick, 1921-
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708047(Albright)
Date RecordedJune 23, 2008
Abstract of InterviewAlbright came to Purdue in 1955 to work in the School of Chemical Engineering. He was promoted to full professor in 1958 and recounts his research specialties, power generation by fuel cells, productivity, petrochemicals including high polymers, fertilizer production and pollution control. He was the recipient of many awards including the Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Shreve Prize for Chemical Processing, FJ and Dorothy Van Anterpan Award and the was active in the American Institute of Chemical Engineering. Albright talks about his work on the Manhattan Project at Hanford Engineering Works near Richland, Washington. He is active in retirement through writing, consulting and daily swimming at Purdue.
SubjectsAlbright, Lyle Frederick, 1921- --Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Chemical engineering
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
video recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration60 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c60c4ttg
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