Lewis M. Norton

Lewis Norton (1855–1893)[1] was an American academic who introduced the first four-year undergraduate chemical engineering program[2] while teaching at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1888.


  1. ^ Peppas, Nikolas A (1989). One hundred years of chemical engineering: from Lewis M. Norton (M.I.T. 1888) to present. Springer. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-7923-0145-5.
  2. ^ Narayanan, B (2006). Stoichiometry and Process Calculations. PHI Learning. p. 6. ISBN 978-81-203-2992-8.

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