This distinguished scholar is the Head of Chemical & Materials Engineering at his university, a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and a former board of directors member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Prior to joining academia, he worked for E. I. duPont de Nemours, Conoco, Ethyl, and Kraft where he gained extensive experience in chemical processes that involved alternatives to CFCs, catalyst manufacture, agricultural & pharmaceutical intermediates processing, monomer recovery by depolymerization, ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis of cheese by-products, electromembrane processes, bioethanol production, and numerous food processing operations. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
BS, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
Registered, Professional Engineer - NM
Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Former Director, National Society of Professional Engineers
Faculty Advisor, Biomedical Engineering Society
Published: Dozens of Scholarly Articles, Three Patents
Former, Engineer, Kraft Inc
Former, Senior R&D Engineer, Ethyl Corporation
Former, Research Engineer, E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co., Inc. / Conoco, Inc.
Former, Visiting Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Current, Professor and Department Head, a University in the Southwest (20+ years)