William M. (Mickey) Haynes | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 28 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: July 11, 2016

William M. (Mickey) Haynes

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries
William Mickey Haynes
Credit: Courtesy of the Haynes family
Photo of William Mickey Haynes.
William Mickey Haynes
Credit: Courtesy of the Haynes family

Mickey Haynes, 73, died on Feb. 25 in Boulder, Colo.

“Haynes joined what was then the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards & Technology) in 1970 as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate after completing his Ph.D. He developed novel approaches and instrumentation for measurements of both transport and thermodynamic properties of fluids. He was a fellow of the American Physical Society and received many awards, but mainly, he was a superb mentor and leader in the thermophysics community. Since retiring from NIST, he served as editor-in-chief of the ‘CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics’ since 2010 (91st edition).”—Thomas J. Bruno, colleague at NIST

Most recent title: editor-in-chief, “CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics”

Education: B.S., physics, 1965, M.S., physics, 1967, Ph.D., physics, 1970, University of Virginia

Survivors: wife, Toni; son, Michael; and one grandchild


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