Stephanie Kwolek - Obituary - The Telegraph

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    May 12, 2014· Inventor Stephanie Kwolek. Photo by Michael Branscom, courtesy of Lemelson-MIT Program. One of the few women chemists at DuPont in the 1960s, Stephanie Kwolek’s work led to the development of Kevlar®, a fiber …

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  • Innovative Lives: Stephanie Kwolek and Kevlar®, The Wonder ...

    Mar 29, 1996· A chemist testing new synthetic polymers at DuPont in the 1960s, Stephanie Kwolek discovered a substance that weighs very little but is strong and stiff beyond anyone's imagination. A few years later, her invention—Kevlar®—is used to make bullet-resistant vests and helmets, saving thousands of lives.

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  • Kevlar inventor dead - Telegraph India

    Jun 22, 2014· Washington, June 21 (Reuters): Stephanie Kwolek, an American chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fibre called Kevlar that revolutionised body armour and protected innumerable police officers and soldiers from bullets, has died at age 90.. Kwolek, who worked for the DuPont chemical company for four decades starting in 1946, died in Delaware after a …

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  • IRRESISTIBLE TARGETS: STEPHANIE KWOLEK: THE GUARDIAN OBITUARY

    Jun 26, 2014· My obituary of Stephanie Kwolek, who invented Kevlar, is up at the Guardian online (you can link to it here) and ought to be in the paper paper soon.It's a fascinating story, mostly because of the accidental nature of her invention; as it seems is so often the case, she was perceptive and curious enough to take an experiment others might have considered failed, and pursue it just another step ...

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  • Stephanie L. Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar, Is Dead at 90 ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Stephanie L. Kwolek, a DuPont chemist who invented the technology behind Kevlar, a virtually bulletproof fiber that has saved thousands of lives, died on …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek - Celebrity Death - Obituaries at ...

    Obituary, funeral and service information for Stephanie Kwolek from Wilmington, Delaware.

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  • Historical marker honors Kevlar inventor's humble New ...

    Oct 01, 2016· New Kensington police Officer Mike Netzlof holds a program for an event Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, commemorating the late Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar. Kwolek, who died in 2014, was raised on Seventh Street where an historical marker was placed Saturday.

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  • Stephanie Kwolek: Chemist whose invention in the 1960s of ...

    Jul 03, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek was a chemist who developed the ultra-strong Kevlar fibre used in bullet-resistant equipment, which has saved hundreds of lives. She described her innovation as "a case of ...

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  • Stephanie Kwolek dies; DuPont chemist invented Kevlar ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek dies; DuPont chemist invented Kevlar. FILE – Stephanie Kwolek, 83, shown in this June 20, 2007 file photo taken in Brandywine Hundred, …

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  • Woman whose invention of Kevlar used in bulletproof vests ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Kwolek, who died Wednesday at 90, was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and other body armor around the world.

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  • New Kensington woman among inventors honored in Ms ...

    Kwolek, a chemist, invented the synthetic fiber Kevlar while working for DuPont in 1965. She was 90 when she died in 2014. In 1999, Kwolek was given the Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award for ...

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  • Stephanie Kwolek | Lemelson Center for the Study of ...

    Mar 22, 2021· Stephanie Kwolek at her desk in the DuPont Pioneering Research Lab, 1982. Courtesy of Hagley Museum and Library. “When I joined DuPont in 1946,” chemist Stephanie Kwolek remarked, “women who got jobs in the lab would stay only a few years. . . . They were not promoted as rapidly as the men. But there were some of us who decided to stick ...

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    Jun 23, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar—the aramid-fiber body armor that has saved countless lives of soldiers, police and other safety personnel—died …

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  • Stephanie Louise Kwolek Obituary: The Obituary and Death ...

    Stephanie Louise Kwolek Obituary (1923 - 2014) DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police Lt. David Spicer took four .45-caliber slugs to the chest and arms at point-blank range and lived to tell about it. Like thousands of other police officers and soldiers shot in the line of duty, he owes his life to a woman in Delaware by the name of Stephanie Kwolek.

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90 - Chemical & Engineering News

    Jun 23, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90 Obituary: DuPont chemist’s research led to the development of super-tough Kevlar fiber by Susan J. Ainsworth June 23, 2014 ADVERTISEMENT. Most Popular in People.

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    Stephanie Louise Kwolek (July 31, 1923 – June 18, 2014) was an American chemist, whose career at the DuPont company covered over forty years. She is best known for inventing the first of a family of synthetic fibers of exceptional strength and stiffness: poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide—better known as Kevlar.

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Obituary (1923 - 2014) - Wilmington, DE ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Kwolek, who died Wednesday at 90, was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek - Biography, Facts and Pictures

    Jun 18, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek was an organic chemist, best known for inventing Kevlar in 1965. Kevlar is an immensely strong plastic, first used as a replacement for steel reinforcing strips in racing car tires, and now used in a …

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  • Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90

    Jun 19, 2014· Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90. Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont scientist whose invention, Kevlar, has saved countless lives as the essential ingredient in body armor, has died. Kwolek ...

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  • Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies aged 90 - Telegraph

    Apr 02, 2020· Stephanie Kwolek, an American chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fibre called Kevlar that revolutionised body armour, has died at the age of …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek, Kevlar inventor; at 90 - The Boston Globe

    Jun 20, 2014· Ms. Kwolek, who died Wednesday at 90, was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and other body armor around the world.

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  • Stephanie Kwolek | 1923-2014: Pioneering chemist gave ...

    Jun 22, 2014· DOVER, Del. - Dover Police Lt. David Spicer took four .45-caliber slugs to the chest and arms at point-blank range and lived to tell about it. Like thousands of other police officers and soldiers ...

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  • Obituary:-Kevlar-inventor-Stephanie-Kwolek

    Jun 20, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar — the aramid-fiber body armor that has saved countless lives of soldiers, police and other safety personnel — …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90; chemist created Kevlar fiber ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Stephanie L. Kwolek, a chemist credited with developing the ultra-strong Kevlar fiber used in bullet-resistant gear, an innovation that is estimated to have saved hundreds of lives since she...

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90 - Chemical & Engineering News

    Jun 27, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90. Stephanie L. Kwolek, the DuPont chemist whose synthesis of the first liquid-crystal polymer led to the development of Kevlar, the light, superstrong aramid fiber used ...

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  • Little Known Characters in America: Stephanie Kwolek ...

    Stephanie Kwolek (July 31, 1923-June 19, 2014) As an employee for the DuPont Company for more than 40 years, she made a very significant discovery in inventing and …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek dies; DuPont chemist invented Kevlar ...

    Jun 20, 2014· WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Stephanie Kwolek, a pioneering chemist at DuPont who invented the exceedingly tough fibers widely used in Kevlar body armor, has died, colleagues said Friday.

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  • Inspiring Inventor: Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014 ...

    Jun 24, 2014· I want to pay homage to one of our favorite inventors, Stephanie Kwolek, who passed away June 18 at the age of 90. The DuPont chemist who invented Kevlar®, Kwolek came to the Lemelson Center in 1996 to participate …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek - obituary - The Telegraph

    May 31, 2020· Stephanie Kwolek, the American chemist and inventor who has died aged 90, created the first in a family of synthetic polymers that would later be spun together into Kevlar – …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek dead; inventor of Kevlar was 90 | Newsday

    Jun 20, 2014· Long Island Obituaries Stephanie Kwolek dead; inventor of Kevlar was 90. Stephanie Kwolek, 83, shown in this June 20, 2007 file photo taken in …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Obituary | Stephanie Kwolek Funeral ...

    Jun 18, 2014· Kwolek, who died Wednesday at 90, was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90 - Chemical & Engineering News

    Jun 27, 2014· Stephanie Kwolek Dies At 90. Stephanie L. Kwolek, the DuPont chemist whose synthesis of the first liquid-crystal polymer led to the development …

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  • Sidney Resident Battling Cancer - The Sidney Sun-Telegraph

    Sep 25, 2019· Sidney Resident Battling Cancer. She has a son. She is active in the Sidney and Cheyenne County Community. She is in a battle against Stage 4 Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer and Adenocarcinoma of the liver. Stephanie Hajek is a lifelong resident of Sidney, daughter of Cathy (Wolff) Hecker, and a graduate of Sidney High School.

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  • Stephanie Kwolek, American chemist who invented Kevlar ...

    Jun 21, 2014· By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Stephanie Kwolek, an American chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fiber called Kevlar that revolutionized body armor and protected innumerable police officers and soldiers from bullets, has died at age 90. Kwolek, who worked for the DuPont chemical company for four decades starting in 1946, died in …

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  • Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90; chemist created Kevlar fiber ...

    Jun 20, 2014· Obituary writer. Email Bio Follow . June 20, 2014. Stephanie L. Kwolek, a chemist credited with developing the ultra-strong Kevlar fiber used in bullet-resistant gear, an innovation that is ...

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  • Stephanie Kwolek Story - LA STEM STORIES

    Stephanie's mother was a very strong person who supported the family and did things back in the 30’s that women normally didn't do and I saw my own mother doing those same things in the 50’s, having a career instead of having to stay home. So we …

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