Emeritus
Dr. James E. McGrath
1934-2014
Dr. James E. McGrath
Emeritus
University Distinguished Professor, Chemistry Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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  • 1994
  • Materials
  • Chemical
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  • 1994
  • Materials
  • Chemical
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  • 1994
  • Materials
  • Chemical
Memorial Tribute

BY DONALD R. PAUL

JAMES E. McGRATH, a world-renowned polymer scientist who straddled the industrial-academic interface with great skill, died of brain cancer on May 18, 2014, in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Jim was born on July 11, 1934, in Easton in ...

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Election Citation
For integration of synthesis with the performance and applications of polymeric materials and their composites.
Employment
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Union Carbide Corporation Research Scientist & Group Leader