July 6, 1914|
East Jordan, Michigan, USA
|Died||August 22, 2005
|Alma mater||Wayne State University
University of Michigan
|Known for||Kirkendall effect|
Life and works
He was raised in Highland Park, Michigan and received his bachelor's from Wayne State University. His master's and PhD came from the University of Michigan, but he returned to Wayne to teach chemical engineering. In 1984 he was inducted into the College of Engineering's Hall of Fame. He died in a nursing home in Alexandria, Virginia.
- Nakajima, Hideo (1997). "The Discovery and Acceptance of the Kirkendall Effect: The Result of a Short Research Career". Journal of Metals 49 (6): 15–19.
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