William-Henry (Bill) Gauvin

Chemical Engineering

Pioneer in the field of thermal plasma systems.

Birthdate
March 30, 1913

Birthplace
Paris, France

Date of Death
June 6, 1994

Place of Death
Beaconsfield, Québec

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    Personality
    Dedicated, enthusiastic and professional, with a keen desire to learn.

    Status
    Deceased

    Degrees
    • BEng, McGill University, 1941
    • MEng, McGill, 1942
    • PhD (Physical Chemistry), McGill, 1944

    Awards
    • Killam Prize (Canada Council for the Arts), 1988
    • Founding Member, Canadian Academy of Engineering, 1986
    • Julian C Smith Medal (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), 1986
    • Marie-Victorin Prize (Prix de Quebec), 1984
    • Gold medal (Société d'encouragement pour la recherche et l'invention de la France), 1979
    • Companion of the Order of Canada, 1975
    • Senior-Moulton Medal (Institute of Chemical Engineers of Great Britain), 1964

    Last Updated
    December 28, 2011

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