Guide to the Richard S. H. Mah (1934-2004) Papers

Collection Title: Richard S. H. Mah (1934-2004) Papers
Dates: 1980-2004
Identification: 22/2/1/2
Creator: Mah, Richard S. H.
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: The Richard S. H. Mah Papers fill one half-size box and date from the period 1980-1981. In addition to one folder of biographical materials the series includes two folders of correspondence, mailing lists, papers, and related materials pertaining to a conference on computer-aided process design held July 6-11, 1980 at New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire, and sponsored by the Engineering Foundation and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Mah was Co-chair of the conference and co-edited its proceedings entitled, Foundations of Computer-Aided Chemical Process Design: Proceedings of an International Conference (New York: Engineering Foundation, c. 1981). Much of the conference materials is routine and concerns program planning and publication of papers.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives on July 18, 1983 by Libbie Rubinoff, Secretary, Department of Chemical Engineering (Accession #84-9).
Processing Information: Jane Jurgen; January 13, 1984.
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Biographical/Historical Information

Richard S. H. Mah was born on December 16, 1934 in Shanghai, China, the son of S. Fabian Soh Pai and E. Shang (Chang). Mah received his B.S. in 1957 from the University of Birmingham, England and his Ph.D. in 1961 from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London. Mah took an appointment as Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Northwestern University in December 1972. The University appointed him Professor in 1977.

In addition to his work at Northwestern, Mah has served as a trustee of the CACHE Corporation of Cambridge, Massachusetts and as a consultant to the Argonne National Laboratory. He has held memberships in the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Society of Engineering, and Tau Beta Pi. In 1981 the American Institute of Chemical Engineers awarded Mah its Computing in Chemical Engineering Award.

Scope and Content

The Richard S. H. Mah Papers fill one half-size box and date from the period 1980-1981. In addition to one folder of biographical materials the series includes two folders of correspondence, mailing lists, papers, and related materials pertaining to a conference on computer-aided process design held July 6-11, 1980 at New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire, and sponsored by the Engineering Foundation and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Mah was Co-chair of the conference and co-edited its proceedings entitled, Foundations of Computer-Aided Chemical Process Design: Proceedings of an International Conference (New York: Engineering Foundation, c. 1981). Much of the conference materials is routine and concerns program planning and publication of papers.

Subjects

Corporate Name

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Engineering Foundation (U.S.)

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Chemical Engineering--Faculty

Personal Name

Mah, Richard S. H.

Subjects

Chemical engineering--Study and teaching (Higher)--Illinois--Evanston


Container List / Contents

  • Biographical Materials, 1976-2004Box 1, Folder 1
  • Henniker Conference Correspondence and Related Materials, 1980Box 1, Folder 2
  • Henniker Conference Correspondence and Related Materials, 1980Box 1, Folder 3