Dale F. Rudd

Professor Emeritus

5423 47th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136

Ph: (206) 923-0359


  • PhD 1959 University of Minnesota


  • PhD 1959 University of Minnesota

Research Interests

  • After retirement in 1994 Sandy and I moved to Seattle. Our home has a wide view of Puget Sound and the snow-capped mountains of Olympic National Park. Our children Karen and David both live within walking distance. The Pacific Northwest is great.

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • 2008Washington State Academy of Sciences, Founding Member. WSAS serves the State as the principal source of scientific expertise regarding questions of \"complex public policy\".
  • 1978National Academy of Engineering.Election Citation: Research and leadership on process engineering strategy and systems analysis of large economic units such as the petrochemical industry.


  • J. A. Dumesic, D. F. Rudd, L. M. Aparicio, J. E. Rekoske, A. A. Trevino, \"The Microkinetics of Heterogeneous Catalysis\", The American Chemical Society, Washington DC (1993)
  • D. F. Rudd, A. A. Trevino, J. A. Dumesic and the staff of Catalytica Associates, \"New Catalytic Materials: Volume XII, Impact of Future Catalytic Developments on the Chemical Industry\", Catalytica Associates, Mountain View, CA (1985), initially client private and later released to the public.
  • D. F. Rudd, S. Fathi-Afsar, A. A. Trevino, M. A. Statherr, \"Petrochemical Technology Assessment\", Wiley, New York (1981)
  • P. M. Berthouex and D. F. Rudd, \"Strategy of Pollution Control\", Wiley, New York (1977)
  • Russian Edition (1980), Chinese Edition (1985)
  • D. F. Rudd, G. J. Powers, and J. J. Siirola, \"Process Synthesis\", Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (1973)
  • D. F. Rudd and C.C. Watson, \"Strategy of Process Engineering\", Wiley, New York (1968)
  • Spanish Edition (1976)
  • Dale F Rudd, \"Down the Gulkana\", Alaska Sportsman, January 1963

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