Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng, NAC

Title: Owner, President

Company: OSS

Location: Chadds Ford, PA United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Honoree, Delaware Valley Chemical Engineer of the Year (2017)
  • Recipient, Honorary Doctorate of Engineering, Purdue University (2010)
  • Honoree, Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2007)
  • Honoree, Fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom (2005)
  • Honoree, Engineer of the Year, State of Delaware (2002)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award, Purdue University (2002)
  • Recipient, Engineering Alumni Service Award, Purdue University (2001); Honoree, Outstanding Chemical Engineer, Purdue University (1994)
  • Recipient, Trailblazer Award, Delaware Alliance of Professional Women (1986)
  • Recipient, Winston Churchill Fellowship, University of Cambridge, England (1977)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Senior Engineer, Purdue University (1977)
  • Recipient, National Scholar of the Year Award, American Consulting Engineer’s Council (1976)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East (1986, 1988)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World (1986, 1988)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women (1986)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America (1987)


  • Honorary Doctor of Engineering, Purdue University
  • Certificate of Post Graduate Study in Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, England
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, With Highest Distinction
  • Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Delaware
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

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