Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Brooks M. Whitehurst, PE, DSc

Title: President, Chemical Engineer
Company: Whitehurst Associates, Inc.
Location: New Bern, NC United States



  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Institute of Chemists (board directors, 1980-1984)
  • Governor’s Liaison for Education and Business (1978-1979)
  • Governor’s Task Force (volunteers in the workplace, chairman, 1981)
  • National Society Professional Engineers
  • North Carolina Institute of Chemists (president, 1975-1977)
  • North Carolina Society of Professional Engineers
  • North Carolina State Advisory Committee on Trade and Industrial Education (1971-1977)
  • North Carolina State Superintendent Task Force on Secondary Education (co-chairman, 1974-1975)
  • State Advisory Council on Career Education (chairman, 1977-Present)
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Wood Enterprise Institute (active member)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020, 2018, 2017)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016, 1986-1992)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016, 1987-1992)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2016)
  • Recipient, Sir Isaac Newton Legacy of Honour Award, International Biographical Centre (2016)
  • Inductee, Engineering Hall of Fame of Chemical Engineering, International Biographical Centre (2014)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Finance and Business,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2010, 1987-1988)
  • Honorary Director General, International Biographical Centre (2010)
  • Recipient, Commendation Medal, United States (1981)
  • Recipient, International Biographical Center Gold Medal

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