Education: LaGrange Elementary School (Lake Charles, LA.), 1941-1942; Rosteet Elementary School (Lake Charles, La.), 1942-1949; LaGrange High School (Lake Charles,La.), 1949-1953; McNeese State College (Lake Charles, La.), 1953-1957 BS Chemistry; Tulane University (New Orleans, La.), 1960-1964 PhD Physical Chemistry;
Employment: Lieutenant, US Army Artillery, 1957 - 59; Research Chemist, Tulane University Medical School, Dept. of Physiology, 1964; Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Inst. of Technology, 1964-66; Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Part time), Carnegie Inst. of Tech., 1965-66; Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1966-68; Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1968-75; Visiting Professor, Department of Enology, University of California-Davis, 1975; Professor of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1975-1999; Director, Experimental Winery, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1976-81; Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, September 1, 1999;
Research Interests: Chemical Thermodynamics; Solution Calorimetry; Phase Transitions of Micelles; Thermodynamics of Chiral Discrimination; Dark Matter;
Hobbies: Trout Fishing; Fly-tying; Wood Carving (songbirds); Development of Educational Software; Applied Statistics (Poker); Etymology of the Cajun Language;
Sources: "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYRK-L9J : 7 May 2020), Ivy L Hoffpauir, Police Jury Ward 3, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 10-18A, sheet 28A, line 35, family 567, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1390.
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