Lyceum Society April 2015 Meeting
Monday, April 13, 2015
The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members.
Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.
All Lyceum meetings (except December) are Brown Bag lunches.
Brown Bag: 11:30 AM
Brief-Brief: 12:50–1:15 PM
Lecture & Discussion: 1:15–3:00 PM
Speaker: Joel Kirman
Formation and Extraction of Fossil
Speaker: Philip W. Apruzzese
Tour de France Technology - Pre & Post Lance A.
Joel J. Kirman received a BS from the City College of New York, and an MS from CUNY: both in Chemical Engineering. Professionally a Process Manager, he designed petrochemical plants, practicing a specialty in the heating and reaction of fluids at high temperatures. Through his own firm, Envirodactics Co., he was a consulting engineer.
He has served as Chair of the NY Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chair of the Engineering Section of the New York Academy of Sciences. He is a Fellow of AIChE, a member of the Society for the History of Technology, and the Secretary of the Lyceum Society. For several years he taught a course in the History of Invention at The New School. His hobby is to delve into the history, technology, and development of our industrial culture. "I remain curious about how the material side of our civilization got to where it is."
He has made many presentations to the Lyceum Society: most recently: "The Evolution of Rolling Vehicles."
Philip W. Apruzzese
Philip Apruzzese, CHMM retired 7 years ago from Schering Plough Corp., (now Merck, Inc.), Union, NJ, a US based global research driven Pharma company. He spent nearly 40 years in production, project & research/development operations/management and 15 years in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance management. He continues part-time consulting in EHS/Chemical Engineering for small & medium size companies to this day.
His Bachelor of Engineering (Chem. Eng.) is from Stevens Institute, Hoboken, NJ where he also received his Masters in Technology Management. Late in his career he received certification as a (CHMM) Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and is currently the President of the NJ Section of the AHMP (Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals) a local professional association for CHMM's.
Phil is a Level C race official within USA Cycling, the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the USA. He also works part-time seasonally at a bicycle shop in Central NJ and is an active year-round cyclist. His 20+ year interest in World Tour level cycling forms the basis for this presentation. Phil attended a total of 6 stages of the 2014 Tour de France in both England & France and biked several hundred miles in each country.
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