In this interview, Dr. Sinfelt recalls his childhood during the Depression, his early education, and his interest in mathematics. He then moves on to the awakening of his interest in science, first at Lycoming College…
Vladimir Haensel begins this interview by discussing his family life. Haensel, though born in Germany, spent parts of his childhood in Russia, Austria, and Germany. He attended a German gymnasium, where he had only a…
- Interviewee Haensel, Vladimir, 1914-2002
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Chemical engineering, Heterogeneous catalysis, Perkin Medal, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Catalysts, Haensel, Vladimir, 1914-2002, Chemical engineers, Ipatieff, Vladimir N. (Vladimir Nikolaevich), 1867-1952, Universal Oil Products Company, Platinum catalysts