• Dec 15, 1863
    (b.) -
    Aug 1, 1935
    (d.)

Bio/Description

An American chemist and chemical engineer, he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied chemistry at MIT from 1881 to 1884. He founded the consulting company, Arthur D. Little in 1909 and was instrumental in developing chemical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is credited with introducing the term unit operations to chemical engineering and promoting the concept of industrial research. Arthur D. Little, an international management consulting firm has played key roles in the development of business strategy, operations research, the word processor, the first synthetic penicillin, LexisNexis, and NASDAQ. He was President of the American Chemical Society for 1912–1914, and President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers for 1919, and President of the Society of Chemical Industry 1928-9. In 1931, he was awarded the Perkin Medal.
  • Date of Birth:

    Dec 15, 1863
  • Date of Death:

    Aug 1, 1935
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Founder of the consulting company Arthur D. Little that has played key roles in the development of the word processor
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