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Dr. Maria Fuzek Pucher

Head of Research Physics Department

Beaunit Fibers

Beaunit Fibers

Background Information

Employment History

Research Chemist

North American Rayon Corporation

Research Associate Chemicals Division

Eastman Kodak Company

Affiliations

Member
American Chemical Society

Member
Humane Society of Greater Kingsport

Education

first PhD degree
Physical Chemistry
University

BS degree
Chemical Engineering

Masters
Physical Chemistry

Web References (2 Total References)


KnoxNews: Obituaries

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Dr. Fuzek earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering in 1943 and his Masters in Physical Chemistry in 1945.He earned the first PhD degree at the University of Tennessee campus in Knoxville in 1947, in Physical Chemistry.He worked as post PhD fellow, office Naval Research 1947-48; Chemist at Hercules Powder Company in Wilmington, DE (1943-44); Research Chemist at North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton, TN (1948-55); Head of Research Physics Dept. of Beaunit Fibers (1955-66); Senior Research Chemist at Tennessee Eastman Company in Kingsport, TN (1966-70); and Research Associate Chemicals Division at Eastman Kodak Company (1970-86).Dr. Fuzek was an author (with others) of Clothing Comfort, 1977 and Water in Polymers, 1980.He also contributed to articles in Journey of American Chemical Society, I & EC Product R&D, and ASTM Standard News.Dr. Fuzek had patents in dyeable polypropylene fibers and silk-like textile fibers.He was active in several professional organizations.He was a recipient of Science Research Award Oak Ridge, TN Institute of Nuclear Studies (1950).Dr. Fuzek was a member of the American Chemical Society and past president of the Tennessee chapter (1971-1972).His avocations included solar eclipse chasing, ballroom dancing and photography.He also enjoyed all his time spent with his collies and was a member of the Humane Society of Greater Kingsport.He also volunteered his time and skills to the Exchange Place.


KnoxNews: Obituaries

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Dr. Fuzek earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering in 1943 and his Masters in Physical Chemistry in 1945.He earned the first PhD degree at the University of Tennessee campus in Knoxville in 1947, in Physical Chemistry.He worked as post PhD fellow, office Naval Research 1947-48; Chemist at Hercules Powder Company in Wilmington, DE (1943-44); Research Chemist at North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton, TN (1948-55); Head of Research Physics Dept. of Beaunit Fibers (1955-66); Senior Research Chemist at Tennessee Eastman Company in Kingsport, TN (1966-70); and Research Associate Chemicals Division at Eastman Kodak Company (1970-86).Dr. Fuzek was an author (with others) of Clothing Comfort, 1977 and Water in Polymers, 1980.He also contributed to articles in Journey of American Chemical Society, I & EC Product R&D, and ASTM Standard News.Dr. Fuzek had patents in dyeable polypropylene fibers and silk-like textile fibers.He was active in several professional organizations.He was a recipient of Science Research Award Oak Ridge, TN Institute of Nuclear Studies (1950).Dr. Fuzek was a member of the American Chemical Society and past president of the Tennessee chapter (1971-1972).His avocations included solar eclipse chasing, ballroom dancing and photography.He also enjoyed all his time spent with his collies and was a member of the Humane Society of Greater Kingsport.He also volunteered his time and skills to the Exchange Place.

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