Some who read over this and a few other related threads might sense a slight bit of tension therein , but that is not necessarily a bad thing.
I expect that the big entities like Kodak, Agfa et al paid a lot of attention to the more empirical adventurers like Denise. And of course, Denise relies heavily on the efforts of Kodak and others when she experiments outside the more mainstream and current processes.
It seems to me that PE and Denise have slightly different goals - their interests overlap a lot, but not in all ways.
Together they might make a really good foundation for a university faculty - just enough different to ensure exploration and rigour, but sufficiently similar to ensure a productive learning environment.
I make no comment, however, about how the department meetings might go .
I wonder what the communications were like when that product we know as Kodachrome was being first worked on by those two musicians.