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|Born||January 1, 1949
Gadsden, Alabama, U.S.
|Alma mater||Tuskegee University Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Known for||First African American woman to earn a doctorate in traditional chemical engineering|
|Thesis||Superheat-Limit Temperature for Non-ideal Liquid Mixtures and Pure Components (1979)|
Jennie Patrick (born 1949) is an American chemical engineer and educator. As a high school student, she participated in the integration of Alabama's public schools. At Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979, she became the first African American woman in the United States to earn a doctorate in traditional chemical engineering. In industry, she did pioneering work on supercritical fluid extraction. Her educational work has focused on the mentoring of African American and female students.
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