Dr. James W. Westwater
1919-2006
Dr. James W. Westwater Member
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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  • 1974
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1974
  • Chemical
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY RICHARD ALKIRE AND THOMAS HANRATTY

JAMES W. WESTWATER, emeritus professor of chemical engineering and a pioneer in the field of heat transfer, died on March 31, 2006, at the age of 86. Born in 1919 in Danville, Illinois, he attended primary and ...

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Election Citation
Contributions to boiling heat transfer by high-speed photography at great magnification.