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Chapin Thomas

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Chapin Thomas

Guest Professor, Chemical Engineering,

  • BSc: University of Connecticut, 1978
  • PhD: University of Connecticut, 1974



  • Work Experience

    • Vice President Research and UL Corporate Fellow, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL. (2014 - present)
    • Vice President, Corporate Research and UL Corporate Fellow, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL. (2009 - 2014)
    • Director of Corporate Research and UL Corporate Fellow, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL. (2007 - 2009)
    • General Manager, North American Fire & Safety Sector, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL. (2001 - 2007)
    • Technical Manager, Copper &Fiber Optic Materials Research Group, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies Optical Fiber Solutions, Norcross, GA (1998 - 2001)
    • Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Norcross, GA (1993 - 1998)
    • Manager, Bids and Proposals Department, AT&T Customer Support & Operations, Atlanta GA (1991 - 1993)
    • Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Norcross, GA (1980 - 1991)
    • R&D Scientist I, The Upjohn Company, North Haven, CT (1977 - 1980 )

  • Selected Publications

    1. T. Z. Fabian, P. D. Gandhi, P. E. Patty, J. T. Chapin, Characterization of Combustion Products under flaming and non-flaming conditions: Smoke Alarm Fire Test Room, 14th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection, Universitat Duisberg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany (2009).
    2. T.Z. Fabian, P.D. Gandhi and J.T. Chapin, Cable Material Component Effects on Large-Scale Fire Tests: Part 1, Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated, Northbrook, IL, 55th International Wire and Cable Symposium, (2006).
    3. Xiaomei Fang, Andrew Bushelman, Paul Neveaux, Rajgopala Subramanian, J. Thomas Chapin, Pravinray D. Gandhi, The Development of an Improved Reference Cable for the NFPA 262/UL 910 Plenum Fire Test, 50th International Wire and Cable Symposium, (2001).
    4. J. Thomas Chapin, Pravin D. Gandhi, The Development and Performance of a Calibration Cable for the NFPA 262/UL910 Plenum Cable Test, 48th International Wire and Cable Symposium, (1999).
    5. Pravinray D. Gandhi, Comparison Of Cone Calorimeter Data With FM3972 For Communication Cables, Fire and Materials, (1998).
    6. J. Thomas Chapin, Loren M. Caudill, Pravin Gandhi, Robert Backstrom, Leakage Current Smoke Corrosivity Testing, Comparison of Cable and Material Data, International Wire and Cable Symposium, (1996).