Emeritus Directory

Dr. Neili Book

BS ChE 1972, University of Missouri-Rolla
MS ChE 1974, University of Colorado
PhD ChE 1976, University of Colorado
 

Research Areas:

Computer Aided Process Design; Chemical Process Safety; Engineering Data Management

Orrin Crosser

Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering (Retired)
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, Missouri
 
BS ChE 1950, University of Missouri-Columbia
MS ChE 1951, University of Missouri-Columbia
PhD ChE 1955, Rice University
 
Orrin taught as an Instructor in Chemical Engineering at UMC during 1952 while anticipating his responsibilities to the U.S. Air Force, moving to Rice in the Fall of 1952. Upon finishing his degree in June 1955, he went to the University of Oklahoma to teach until 1966, which included a sabbatical leave with the Institute du Genie Chimique, Toulouse, France, 1961-62. He came to the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1966 until his retirement in 1994, with sabbatical leaves in 1976 (Oxford University, Oxford, England), 1982 [Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland], and 1989 [Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany]. Orrin was a consultant with the U.S. Bureau of Mines Rolla Research Center, held summer positions with B.F. Goodrich Corp. and Esso Production Research, and consulted privately. He has been active with professional societies such as AIChE, ACS, ASEE, AAUP, AXE, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, NSPE-MSPE, and is a registered professional engineer in Missouri. He is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla and is involved with research in the transport phenomena and separations encountered in biotechnological systems. Orrin and his wife Alice reside in Rolla, Missouri. Orrin was inducted into the Academy in 1999.

David Manley

BA, Mathematics and Physics 1961, Grinnell College
MS, ChE 1968, University of Kansas
PhD, ChE 1970, University of Kansas
 
Dr. Manley was a professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1983-2000. He resides in Rolla, MO.

Nicholas Morosoff

BS Chemistry 1958, Queens College of the City of New York
PhD Physical Chemistry 1965, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
 
Dr. Morosoff was a professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1989 to 2004. He has retired and moved to North Carolina.

Gary Patterson

Professor Emeritus (Retired)
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, Missouri
 
BS ChE 1960, MSM
MS ChE 1961, University of Michigan
PhD ChE 1966, University of Missouri-Rolla
 
Gary began his career with the University of Missouri-Rolla in February 1966. He started as an assistant professor and worked up through the academic ranks. During his first tenure at UMR, Gary spent a year at the Max Planck Institute in Goettingen, Germany under the auspices of the Humboldt Foundation award and was also a Smurfit-Alton visiting professor at the University of Dublin in Ireland. In 1984, Gary moved to the University of Arizona as Professor and Head of Chemical Engineering. In 1990, Gary was recruited back to the UMR as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs for the School of Engineering. Gary returned to the Department of Chemical Engineering in 1996 and was made Professor Emeritus in 2000, however he continued to teach after retirement until May 2002.

Stephen Rosen

BChE 1960, Cornell University
MSE Plastics Engineering 1961, Princeton University
PhD ChE 1964, Cornell University
 
Dr. Rosen was a professor of Chemical Engineering for the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1990-2002. He resides in Rolla, MO.