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Arthur Marcinkowsky, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Marcinkowsky has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of chemistry and higher education

Dr. Marcinkowsky spent his latter years as an environmental chemistry consultant and adjunct professor in the College of Graduate Studies at the University of West Virginia.

    CHARLESTON, WV, May 25, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Arthur Marcinkowsky, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Marcinkowsky celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dedicated to a career in chemistry, Dr. Marcinkowsky spent his latter years as an environmental chemistry consultant and adjunct professor in the College of Graduate Studies at the University of West Virginia. Officially retiring in 1994 after 30 years in the field, he spent the bulk of his career with the Union Carbide Corporation. Hired as a development chemist in their Montreal, Quebec, Canada, location, where he spent his first two years, he spent the remainder at their Charleston, WV, location as a research chemist, project scientist, research scientist and senior research scientist. More recently, in 2001, the Union Carbide Corporation became a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company. The company produces chemicals and polymers that undergo one or more further conversions by customers before reaching consumers, with markets serving paints and coatings, packaging, wire and cable, household products, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, textiles, agriculture, and oil and gas.

Outside of his work with the Union Carbide Corporation, Dr. Marcinkowsky spent several years as a research associate at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, a multiprogram science and technology national laboratory sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Early in his career, he was also an instructor for the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario, before becoming a postdoctoral fellow with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

A former lecturer and speaker in his field, Dr. Marcinkowsky has contributed more than 35 articles to professional publications. He holds 19 U.S. patents and 123 foreign patents. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Catalysis Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, and Sigma Xi. He was very active in the American Chemical Society, held many roles, and was a member for over 55 years. Dr. Marcinkowsky was the recipient of a grant by the National Research Council of Canada during 1956 and 1957, a research fellowship by the Atomic Energy Commission from 1958 to 1960, a Teacher Training grant by the National Science Foundation in 1961, a Science Achievement Award by the American Chemical Society in 1972 and a Papa Chief Award by the Campfire Girls in 1973.

Born in Moosehorn, Manitoba, Canada, Dr. Marcinkowsky joined the Canadian Reserves' Officers' Training Corps to fund his schooling and also spent eight years as a lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Navy between 1950 and 1958. He held a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, physics and mathematics and Master of Science in physical chemistry at the University of Manitoba, followed by a Doctor of Philosophy in physical chemistry at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Soon thereafter, he became a certified engineer-in-training and registered professional engineer in the state of West Virginia. A proud father of four children, Dr. Marcinkowsky has been showcased in the fourth edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Arthur Marcinkowsky, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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