Leon Lapidus
1924-1977
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  • 1976
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  • 1976
Memorial Tribute

BY NEAL R. AMUNDSON​

Leon Lapidus, Chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, died suddenly in his office on Thursday, May 5, 1977. He was fifty-two years old. His death came as a great surprise and shock to his many ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering the application of computer techniques to chemical engineering, particularly mathematical simulation for optimization and control of chemical reactors.