Harold B. Hopfenberg
Camille Dreyfus Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Director Emeritus, The William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science, North Carolina State University
Dr. Harold Hopfenberg was named Camille Dreyfus Professor and Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University in July 1980 and served as Department Head for seven years. He subsequently served as Associate Dean of Engineering and Special Assistant to the Chancellor at North Carolina State University through June 1990. In his capacity as Special Assistant to the Chancellor, he served as Interim Director of Athletics at NC State from October 16, 1989 to June 15, 1990. He served as Executive Assistant to the Chancellor from 1990 through January 1992. He was named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement in January 1992 and served until mid- August 1992. He subsequently served for seven years as Director of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science at NC State and as of September 1, 1999 he was named Director Emeritus of the Kenan Institute and Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemical Engineering, serving on a half-time appointment. He received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal of Excellence from the Board of Trustees of NC State in 1997 and was elected a Visiting Fellow Commoner of Trinity College, Cambridge for the 1997-1998 academic year. He was selected as the Visiting Researcher for the Year 2000 at Kansai University in Osaka, Japan. He was appointed Camille Dreyfus Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering effective January 1, 2004. Dr. Hopfenberg’s S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. are from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.