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Employee Profile

PETER C SUKANEK

CHAIR EMERITUS AND PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
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232 ANDERSON
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7024
Joined UM: 12/02/1999

Areas of Expertise

  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • ENGINEERING, INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
  • ENGINEERING, PLASTICS AND POLYMERS
  • ENGINEERING, SEMICONDUCTORS
  • INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
  • PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

Brief Bio

Peter Sukanek received his PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1972. Following that, he spent four years at the U. S. Air Force’s Rocket Propulsion Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base in California. From 1976 through 1990, he taught at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, and moved to The University of Mississippi in 1991. He was chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1991 to 2007. He is currently a professor of Chemical Engineering and director of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium. The Consortium, consisting of sixteen public universities and colleges in the State, is one of 52 NASA-funded consortia in the United States with a mission of developing the scientific and engineering workforce of the future. In addition to the Air Force, he has worked for Philips Research Laboratories in the Netherlands and IBM in Burlington, Vermont.

Degrees

BS
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
MANHATTAN COLLEGE/RIVERDALE NEW YORK (1968)
MS
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST/AMHERST MASSACHUSETTS (1970)
PHD
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST/AMHERST MASSACHUSETTS (1972)

Awards

School of Engineering, Faculty Teaching Award
2008