David R. Morris
Professor Emeritus in Chemical Engineering
Convocation: October 16, 1994
David Morris has been described as "one of those gifted individuals with strength in all areas of academic life."
A professor of chemical engineering for 26 years, he retired in 1992. During his career at the University of New Brunswick, Dr. Morris established an active and successful research group which studied metallurgical processes and, in recent years, the development of cheap and reliable electrochemical sensors for gases, such as oxygen and hydrogen. He also supervised over 30 graduate students.
"He combined a fine teaching record with excellent research and solid academic, professional and community service," states a letter in support of his nomination. Following his official retirement, Dr. Morris continued to be actively involved in the department