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James L. White dies suddenly.

Prof. James L. White passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 26, 2009. A pivotal figure in defining the field of polymer engineering, White founded the polymer engineering programs at the University of Tennessee and The University of Akron. He also founded the International Polymer Processing Society that holds at least two annual meetings around the world. As a leader in his field, he founded two journals: The Journal of Polymer Engineering and the International Polymer Processing Journal. The 2009 recipient of the Charles Goodyear Medal, White was a valuable mentor and advisor to countless students and visiting scientists around the world.

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Date:Dec 1, 2009
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