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Faculty Profile
William Burry

William  Burry

Emeritus Lecturer

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307 Walters Hall



Obtained M.A.T. in Science Teaching from State University of New York, Cortland in 1999. Obtained B.S. in Forest Biology from SUNY-ESF in 1974.

Professional Experience

  • Instruction / 2003-present
  • Research Specialist / 1997-2003 State University of New York, Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering, Syracuse, NY
  • QA/QC Chemist / 1995-1996 Benbow Chemical Packaging, Inc., Syracuse, NY
  • Environmental & Industrial Hygiene Analyst/Supervisor / 1991-1995 Galson Corporation, East Syracuse, NY
  • Laboratory Manager/Scientist III / 1990-1991 GRC Environmental, Inc., East Syracuse, NY
  • Laboratory Technician/Research Chemist / 1973-1990 Otisca Industries, LTD., Syracuse, NY

Courses Taught

  • PSE 201 The Art and Early History of Papermaking
  • PSE 302 Pulp and Paper Laboratory Skills
  • PSE 351 Pulping and Bleaching Laboratory

Research Areas

  • Particle Surface Energetics
  • Ambient Air Monitoring Data Analysis
  • Hazardous Waste Site Remediation Process Development
  • Improved Processes for National Energy Supply

Professional Activities and Accomplishments

  • Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), 1997-present
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), 1977-present
  • Education
    • Paper Science, SUNY ESF, 16 credit hours, 1997-2000
    • Chemistry, University College, 31 credit hours, 1976-1980