Alfred Holmes White
|Alfred Holmes White|
|Born||April 28, 1873
|Died||August 25, 1953 (aged 80)|
|Spouse(s)||Rebecca Mason Downey|
|Parent(s)||Samuel Holmes White and Jennie McLaren|
|Employer(s)||University of Illinois, University of Michigan|
He led the university's chemical engineering department to great heights of prestige, for over 40 years, beginning with its founding in 1898. His earliest academic job was at the University of Illinois, from 1893 to 1896, after which he joined the University of Michigan the next year, and rose to become a full professor by 1911. He was later made an emeritus professor.
His published works include The Disintegration of Cement Floors and Sidewalks and Studies in the Manufacture of Coal Gas, both in 1909.
- James Herbert Kelley (1913). The alumni record of the University of Illinois: including historical sketch and annals of the university, and biographical data regarding members of the faculties and the boards of trustees. University of Illinois. p. 768.
- School and Society. 78. Society for the Advancement of Education. 1953.
- Description of the A.H. White Scholarship from the University of Michigan