John W. Mullin
He was born in Cheshire on 22 August 1925, served with the RAF from 1945-48, then studied at the University of Wales, gaining a first class degree in chemistry in 1951. It was there he met Averil who became his wife. (They had a son and daughter.) He then took a postgraduate diploma in chemical engineering at the University of London (1952), and a PhD at the same place in 1955.
His career was at University College London, and he is particularly known for his textbook Crystallization first published in 1951. He was working on the fifth edition when he died on 11 March 2009.
- The Times, 26 May 2009 Obituary: Professor John Mullin: professor of chemical engineering
- The Chemical Engineer, May 2009 page 58, John William Mullin, 1925-2009
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