Elmer L. Gaden

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Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 10, 2012 (88)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 10, 2012 (88)

About

The father of biochemical engineering who wrote a dissertation that quantified the amount of oxygen necessary to fuel the fermentation process used to make penicillin. He was a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia from 1979 to 1994.

Before Fame

He studied chemical engineering at Columbia University.

Trivia

He served as a communications officer during WWII.

Family Life

He married Jennifer Gaden, who became his widow.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of fellow biochemist Michael Denton.

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