- B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1955
Paul Pankratz was honored for helping Dow Chemical remain competitive in the chemicals and plastics markets. He was vice president and director for the United States Area Operations for Dow Chemical, U.S.A. As such, he managed more than 20 production sites in the United States and worked closely with research and development directors to develop new products and processes. He was also president of the Chemical Industry Council of California.