Francis Paul Fehlner, Ph.D.

Francis Fehlner

Title: Consultant
Company: Corning Incorporated
Location: Corning, New York, United States

Francis Paul Fehlner, Ph.D., Consultant at Corning Incorporated, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry.

Backed by more than five decades of industry experience, Dr. Fehlner is a respected figure in the realm of chemistry. He commenced his career in the U.S. Air Force, rising to the rank of first lieutenant between 1959 and 1962. Upon his honorable discharge, he was hired by Corning Incorporated as a research chemist, a position he held for 33 admirable years. Since 1995, he has served the company as a consultant. Alongside his primary endeavors, he was also a longtime adjunct professor in the department of materials science and engineering at Cornell University for 15 years.

Dr. Fehlner holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of the Holy Cross and a Doctor of Philosophy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has notably contributed more than 70 articles to professional journals throughout his career, having been the author of “Low-Temperature Oxidation” in 1986, which he cites as a highlight of his career. Likewise, he holds 15 patents in the field.

Francis FehlnerA member of the American Chemical Society, the Electrochemical Society and Sigma Xi, Dr. Fehlner is enthusiastic about glass and uncovering unknown discoveries in flat surfaces. Throughout his career, he has learned that communicating the results of experiments was equally as important as conducting the experiments. A native of Dolgeville, NY, he is the proud father of three sons. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to his industry, he has been highlighted in the fifth edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and the 60th and 61st editions of Who’s Who in America.

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