Reginald P.T. Tomkins

Contact Info

Title: Graduate Adviser for MS
Office: 357 Tiernan
Phone: 973-596-5656
Dept: Chemical,Biological,&Pharmaceutical Engineering

About Me


  • University of London, UK, Ph.D.1966
  • University of London, UK, BS (Chemistry and Physics) 1963

Awards and Honors

  •  NJIT Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award – 1987
  • New Jersey Department of Higher Education: Faculty Recognition Award – 1989
  • North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society: Harvey
  • Russel Award for Contributions to Chemical Education – 1999
  • New Jersey Institute of Chemists: Honor Scroll Award – 1999
  • Newark College of Engineering: Excellence in Advising Award - 1999

Research Interests

Corrosion engineering; electrochemical methods for analysis; solubility of gases in molten salts.

Selected Publications

D.Hanesian, L. Burr-Alexander, H. Kimmel, J. Kisutcza and R.P.T. Tomkins, Integrating Chemical Engineering into High School Science classrooms, Proc. of ASEE Annual Conference (2003

R.P.T. Tomkins, J. Grow, D. Knox and B. Bilash III, The New Jersey Chemistry Olympics Revisited; J. Chem. Educ.; 80, No. 10, 1161-1164 (2003)

R.P.T. Tomkins, Careers in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry: Foundations and Applications, Macmillan Reference, USA (2003)

G.T. Hefter and R.P.T. Tomkins (editors); The Experimental Determination of Solubilities, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. (629 pp) 2003

R.P.T. Tomkins, Solubility of Gases in Molten Salts and Molten Metals in The Experimental Determination of Solubilities (G.T. Hefter and R.P.T. Tomkins, eds.) John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. (2003) 173-234