Edward R. Weidlein

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Edward Ray Weidlein (born July 14, 1887) was a chemist and later Director, Chairman, and President at the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research. He served as president of the American Chemical Society in 1937 and of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. His awards included the Chemical Industry Medal in 1935,[1] the Priestley Medal in 1948[2] and the AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering in 1966.[3]


  1. ^ "Mellon Institute of Industrial Research". Nature 136: 789–790. 16 November 1935. doi:10.1038/136789c0. 
  2. ^ Pennsylvania Academy of Science Newsletter, p. 16, February, 2006
  3. ^ AIChE Founders Award, retrieved June 27, 2008.