Moye Wicks III, DSc

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Title: Chemical Engineer, Researcher
Company: Flow Answers
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Moye Wicks III, DSc, Chemical Engineer and Researcher at Flow Answers, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemical engineering.

Backed by more than six decades of professional experience, Dr. Wicks is a distinguished chemical engineer whose expertise is unmatched by his peers. The president of Flow Answers in Houston, TX, since 1996, he formerly served Shell Development Corporation in numerous capacities throughout his career, including as a research advisor, corporate secretary, department manager, technology manager, supervisor of fluid mechanics, and research engineer between 1965 and 1986. Prior to these illustrious roles, he was a process designer and mathematics engineer at Phillips Petroleum in Bartlesville, OK, from 1957 to 1959, having also served as a consultant for numerous corporations in his spare time.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Wicks pursued formal education at the University of Houston, receiving a Bachelor of Science in mathematics in 1955, a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering in 1955, a Master of Science in chemical engineering in 1958, and a Doctor of Science in chemical engineering in 1967. The holder of 30 United States and international patents, he also served as a National Science Foundation Fellow from 1961 to 1965 and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, where he previously served as chairman in 1991, on the executive committee of the south Texas section in 1989, and as chairman of the technology committee from 1973 to 1979.

The former co-director of the AGA-API Project NX28 on multi-phase flow from 1960 to 1965, Dr. Wicks was also affiliated with the Torch Club of Houston from 1996 to 2015, acting as president in 2000. Throughout his career, he has been a prolific author, contributing myriad articles to professional journals and penning two books, “Advanced in Solid-Liquid Flow in Pipes” in 1970 and “Modern Chemical Engineering I” in 1963.

As a testament to his professional success, Dr. Wicks has accrued numerous accolades, including the Best Fundamental Paper award and the Distinguished Service Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 1965 and 1993, respectively. He has been listed in the second edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, published in 1993.

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