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  1. 1. B-1 APPENDIX B – FACULTY RESUMES
  2. 2. B-2 JAVAD ABBASIAN GTI Associate Professor EDUCATION MBA, University of Chicago, 1996. Ph.D., Gas Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, (IIT),Chicago, 1986. Thesis: Fossil Fuel Process Oils asContinuous Fluids. M.Sc., Gas Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1978. Thesis: Vapor-Liquid Equilibria of Methane-Ethane-Carbon Dioxide Systemat Low Temperatures. B.Sc., Gas Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, Iran, 1975. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Illinois Institute ofTechnology, Chicago,Illinois Aug. 2000- present GTI Associate Professor,ChBE Dept. Jan. 1999- July 2000 Adjunct Professor,ChEE Dept. Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, Illinois Aug. 1997- Jul. 2000 Director, Fundamental Research Aug. 1995- Jul. 1997 Assistant Director, High Temperature Gas Cleaning Aug. 1992- Jul. 1995 Manager,Process Development Aug. 1988- Jul. 1992 Principal Research Engineer,Process Research May. 1986- Jul. 1988 Chemical Engineer, Process Research Jan. 1980- Jul. 1982 Associate Chemical Engineer, Process Research RESEARCH My research activities during the past twenty (20) years (including the past 6 years at IIT) have been directed towards issues related to energy and environment. Most of my research work has focused on Gas Processing and Separation, which included, Removal of Contaminants from Gas Streams,Process Design and Development, and Natural Gas Processing. As one of the leading researchers in the field of Gas Cleaning, I have received funding from the United States Department of Energy (USDOE),the State of Illinois, as well as various industrial sponsors during the past 20 years. My Gas Processing & Separation Laboratory at IIT is well equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, measurement and data acquisition systems for development and evaluation of new processes and sorbents/catalysts for a wide range of applications. A summary of my research activities are given below: Current Projects (at IIT)  Development of a regenerative process for simultaneous CO2 removal and Hydrogen Production  Development of a regenerative process for simultaneous SOX/NOX removal process  Comparative study of CaO sulfation with SO2 and SO3.  Development of an improved Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) removal process  Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Coal Conversion Processes RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS Refereed Publications 1. V. S. Gavaskar and J. Abbasian, Development of Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 3. Process Modeling. paper submitted for publication in Ind. Eng Chem Res.,2008. 2. V. S. Gavaskar and J. Abbasian, Development of Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 2. Modeling of the Sulfation Reaction Involving Copper Oxide Sorbents. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2007, 46 (4), 1161- 1166. 3. V. S. Gavaskar and J. Abbasian, Development of Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 1. Development and Evaluation of Copper Oxide Sorbents. Ind. Eng Chem Res.,2006. No 1, vol. 45 4. K. S. Oberoi and J. Abbasian, “Effects of External Factors on the Measurement of Gas-Solid Reaction Rates.” Paper accepted for publication in Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2003
  3. 3. B-3 Proceedings and Preprints 1. V. Gavaskar, J. Abbasian, and K. K. Ho, “ Regenerable Copper-Based Sorbents for a Fluid-Bed Process to Control SO2 and NOx,” Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference,September 2002 2. R. B. Slimane, J. Abbasian, K. K. Ho, and F. S. Lau, “ New Zno-Based Regenerable Sorbents for Fluid- Bed/Transport Reactor Applications,” Proceeding of the 5th International Symposium & Exhibition: Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures; Morgantown, WV, September, 2002 3. P. A. Cengiz, J. Abbasian, K. K. Ho, and F. S. Lau, “ High Temperature Flue Gas Desulfurization in Moving Bed with Regenerable Copper-Based Sorbents,” Proceeding of the 5th International Symposium & Exhibition: Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures; Morgantown, WV, September, 2002 National and International Conference Presentations 1. A. P. Karnik and J. Abbasian, “ Comparative Study of CaO Sulfation with SO2 and SO3,” Poster to be presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2003 2. V. S. Gavaskar and J. Abbasian, “Regenerable Removal of NOX and SO2 by CuO/-Al2O3 Sorbent/Catalyst in a Fluid-Bed Reactor,” Paper to be presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2003 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Technical Meeting Organizer (National and International Conferences):  Program Coordinator, Fuel and Petrochemical Division of AIChE for the 2003 AIChE Annual Meeting  Organizing Committee Member, 5th International Symposium & Exhibition: “Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures,” Morgantown West Virginia, 2002 Chair/Co-Chair At National and International Conferences AIChE Annual Meeting  Chaired various sessions related to Gas purification.  San Francisco (2003), Los Angeles (1997), Chicago (1996), Miami (1995), San Francisco (1994), St. Louis (1993) AIChE National Spring Meeting Chaired various sessions related to Gas purification. Proposal Review I have served as reviewer of research proposals for:  Gas Research Institute (GRI)  National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)  US DOE University Coal Research (UCR)  USDOE Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Journal Referee I have served as referee for the following journals  AIChE Journal  Chemical Engineering Science  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research  Environmental Science & Technology  Energy & Fuels  Energy Source.  Advances in Environmental Research
  4. 4. B-4 NaderAderangi Senior Lecturer EDUCATION 1978 Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 1973 MS, University of Colorado, Boulder, Co 1968 BS, University of Tehran, Iran PRFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1997- Senior Lecturer and Director of UG Labs, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. 1988 – 97 Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 1988-97 Project Engineer, Pacific Technologies, Lisle, IL 1984 Project Engineer, Tabriz Refinery, Tabriz, Iran 1978- 1984 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Eng. Dept., University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran TEACHING Undergraduate thermodynamics, mass transfer, unit operation lab course 1, unit operation lab course2, principles of material and energy balance, environmental process lab. Basic chemistry/ AutoCAD in community colleges including Dupage, Truman, ITT, Wabaunsee. Honors and Awards CHBE Excellent Teaching Award; 1998,2000, 2006 University Excellence Teaching Award; 2000 MS and UG Projects Advised Characterization of Proteins, and Genetically Modified crops Professional Master project, G. Sunkara, 2006. Design and parametric study of a fluidized bed penicillin production system, MS project, A. Upadhyay, 2005. Modeling and simulation of oil extraction process in the production of micro porous membranes, MS project, T. Shah, 2002. Technical advisor to IPRO project; Optimum Design of Solar Desalination Process. Service Activities Senior academic advisor Director of Undergraduate laboratories SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 1. “Coalescence of Single Drops at a liquid-liquid Interface in the Presence of Surfactants/ Polymers”, Vol. 132, pp. 207-222, Chem. Eng. Communications J., 1995. 2. “ Emulsion Stability: An analysis of the effects of bulk and interfacial properties on film mobility and drainage rate”, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, vol. 9, No. 2, 1983. 3. “ The role of coalescence phenomena and interfacial rheological properties in enhanced oil recovery: An overview”, J. of Rhelogy, 23(2), 181-207 (1979). 4. Observations on the coalescence behavior of oil droplets and emulsion stability in enhanced oil recovery, Society of Petroleum Engineers J. Dec. 1978. 5. “The mechanisms of oil bank formation and coalescence in porous media, Proc. Of DOE Third Annual Symp. On Enhanced Oil, Gas Recovery and Improved Drilling, Tulsa, 1977.
  5. 5. B-5 Hamid Arastoopour Max McGraw Professor of Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 ) EDUCATION B.S., Chemical and Gas Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, 1973 M.S., Gas Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1975 Ph.D.,Gas Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1978 PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2003-Present Max McGraw Professor of Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 ), and Dean,Armour College of Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology 2000-2003 Max McGraw Professor of Energy/Environment/Economics (E3 ), and Chairman, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology 1989-2000 Professor and Chairman, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, and Director, Energy/Environment/Economics Program, Illinois Institute of Technology 1985-1989 Associate Professor,Department of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology 1978-1985 Senior Research Engineer and Adjunct Professor of Gas Engineering, Institute of Gas Technology HONORS AND AWARDS  Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (2004).  AIChE Fluidized Processes Recognition Award, sponsored by DOW Chemical, awarded in recognition of significant contribution to the science and technology of fluidization or fluidized processes,and demonstrated leadership in the engineering community (2003).  Member of the Editorial Board, Powder Technology Journal (1990-present).  Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering. INVITED LECTURES  Keynote speaker on “Moving Toward a Sustainable Energy System.” IX Congress on Mexican Chemical Engineers, Monterrey (February 2008).  Plenary Lecture on CFD Application to PharmaceuticalEngineering, AIChE Annual Meeting (November 2007).  Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Western Ontario, Canada (November 2004).  Keynote Speaker, Exelon Engineering Day (February 2004).  Keynote Speaker at Colson Group Engineering Annual Meeting, Atlanta (September 2003).  Keynote Speaker at Chemical Reaction Engineering IX Conference in Quebec City, Canada (July 2003).  Invited seminar speaker at the following universities: University of Arizona; University of Arkansas; Carnegie Mellon University; University of Colorado; University of Illinois-Chicago; Northwestern University; Ohio State University; Purdue University; Washington University; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; University of Akron; Monterrey Tech., Mexico; Tehran and Sharif Universities, Iran; University of Bradford, United Kingdom; Braunschweig and Claustal Universities, Germany; Seoul National, Ajou and Hangang Universities, Korea. TEACHING INTERESTS I have developed and taught courses in the following areas: transport phenomena, thermodynamics, particle technology, fluidization, applied mathematics, and energy and sustainability. Evaluations and Awards  Received career student course evaluation average rating of about 4.5/5.0.  Won the IIT Excellence in Teaching Award sponsored by BP/Amoco Corporation in 1992.  Received the W. M. Langdon Award in Excellence in Chemical Engineering Teaching at IIT sponsored by Safety Kleen Corporation in 1988.
  6. 6. B-6 RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS My research achievements are best represented by the 28 Ph.D. and 26 M.S. theses that I have supervised, more than 100 publications, 12 patents, and 4 awards of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Awards  AIChE Fluidized Processes Recognition Award, sponsored by Dow Chemical, 2003. Awarded in recognition of a significant contribution to the science and technology of fluidization or fluidized processes,and demonstrated leadership in the engineering field.  Donald Q. Kern Award of AIChE in heat transfer and energy conversion, 2001. Awarded in recognition of the significant basic and applied research contribution to multiphase flow and energy conversion.  AIChE Lectureship Award in Fluidization and Fluid Particle Systems, sponsored by Fluor Daniel Foundation, 1999. Awarded in recognition of the significant contribution and pioneering work in numerical simulation of fluid- particle and fluidized bed systems.  Ernest W. Thiele Award of the AIChE local section, sponsored by Amoco Corporation, 1997. Awarded in recognition of original and significant contributions to the practice of the chemical engineering profession in the Midwest. Areas of Expertise Transport phenomena of multiphase systems and fluidization, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), hydrogen storage, tire recycling, particle technology in applications to coal gasification, production of gas from unconventional gas reserves and hydrates, and energy and sustainability related issues. LIST OF PUBLICATIONS Patents 1. “Apparatus for Generating Odor upon Electronic Signal Demand,” Firooz Rasouli, Hamid Arastoopour and Ali Oskouie, U.S. Patent #6,548,025 (2003). 2. “Apparatus and Process for Pulverization of a Polymeric Material,” G.K. Ivanov, H. Arastoopour, E. Bilgili, N. Shahidi and B. Bernstein, U.S. Patent #6,513,737 (2003). Refereed Publications 1. “On the Consequences of Limiting Chain Extensibility of Vulcanized Rubbers: Stiffening, Self Homogenization, and Coupling of Strain Components,” E. Bilgili, B. Bernstein and Hamid Arastoopour, Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, 40, 77-93 (2008). 2. “Solution of PBE by Non-infinite Size Domain,” M. Strumendo and H. Arastoopour, accepted for publication, Chemical Engineering Science (2008). 3. “Numerical Simulation of Poly-dispersed Systems,” M. Strumendo, H. Arastoopour and A. Ahmadzadeh, Ninth Circulating Fluidized Beds (2008). 4. “Numerical Simulation of Methane Production from a Methane Hydrate Formation,” Y. Liu, M. Strumendo and H. Arastoopour, accepted for publication in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (2008). 5. “Three Dimensional Numerical Simulation of a Horizontal Rotating Fluidized Bed,” A. Ahmadzadeh and H. Arastoopour, accepted for publication in Powder Technology Journal (2008). 6. “Population Balance Equation, Application in Rotating Fluidized Bed Polymerization Reactor,” A. Ahmadzadeh, H. Arastoopour, F. Teymour and M. Strumendo, accepted for publication in Chemical Engineering Research and Design (2008). 7. “Simulation of a Pulsating Bed using Eulerian Approach,” S. Dokka and H. Arastoopour, Fluidization XII, edited by H.T. Bi, F. Berruti and T. Pugsley, 743-750 ECI, New York (2007). 8. “CFD Simulations for Analysis and Scale-up of Anti-Solvent Crystallization,” X. Liu, D. Hatziavramidis, H. Arastoopour and A.S. Myerson, AIChE Journal, 52, 3621-3625 (2006).
  7. 7. B-7 Donald J. Chmielewski Associate Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering Educational History:  Ph.D., Chemical Engineering,University ofCalifornia, Los Angeles 1995-2000  M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles 1991-1993  B.S., Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology 1987-1991 Employment History:  Associate Professor: (06/07- ), Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, IIT.  Associate Professor: (06/06-06/07), Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, IIT.  Assistant Professor: (08/00-06/06), Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, IIT.  Consultant (08/03-07/07), Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. Modeling and Controller Design for On-Board Fuel Processors and Fuel Cell Systems.  Member of the Research Staff (07/93-10/95),Arete’Associates,Sherman Oaks,CA. Statistical Analysis of IR Image Data. Development and Analysis of Detection Algorithms. Research Interests:  Advanced Process Control (Sensor Networks and MPC Tuning)  Design and Control of Energy Systems (Fuel Cells and Stationary Power Plants) Honors and Awards:  Honorable Mention, CAST Directors' Award for Best Poster, AIChE 2004  Excellence in Teaching Award, ChEE Department, IIT, 2003  Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award, IIT, 2003  Outstanding PhD in Chemical Engineering, UCLA,2000 Synergistic Activities:  Faculty Advisor to the IIT student section of the AIChE (9/00-present).  Outreach Presentations (K-12, Undergraduate and Continuing Education Professionals): Example titles include: “Energy, the Environment and Economics: The Role of Chemical Engineering.” and “Fuel Cells: An Introduction for the Chemical Engineer” 2002-present.  Faculty Mentor, NSF Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Program at IIT,2004 and 2006.  Conference Session Chair and Co-Chair: AIChE and ACC.  Technical Reviewer for numerous journals and funding agencies. Journal Publications: 1. Chmielewski, D. J. and V. Manousiouthakis, “On Constrained Infinite-time Linear Quadratic Optimal Control,” Sys. & Cont. Let.,29,p 121, (1996). 2. Chmielewski, D. J.,Z. Ziaka and V. Manousiouthakis, “Conversion Targets for Membrane Reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 54,pp 2979-2984, (1998). 3. Chmielewski, D. J.,V. Manousiouthakis, B. Tilton, and B. Felix, “Loss Accounting and Estimation of Leaks and Instrument Biases Using Time Series Data,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 39,pp 2336-2344, (2000). 4. Chmielewski D. J., T. Palmer and V. Manousiouthakis, “On the Theory of Optimal Sensor Placement,” AIChE J., 48(5),pp 1001-1012, (2002). 5. Manousiouthakis, V. and D. J. Chmielewski, “On Constrained Infinite-time Nonlinear Optimal Control,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 57,pp 105-114, (2002). 6. Chmielewski, D. J. and T. Agrawal, “On the Scheduling of Leak Detection Personnel,” Comp. Chem. Eng., 28(3), pp 417-424, (2004). 7. Al-Qattan, A., D. J. Chmielewski, S. Al-Hallaj and J. Selman, “A Novel Design for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stacks,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 59,pp 131-137, (2004). 8. Al-Qattan, A., and D. J. Chmielewski, “Distributed Feed Design for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Internal Reforming,” J. of the Electrochem. Soc., 151(11),pp A1891-A1898, (2004).
  8. 8. B-8 9. Chmielewski, D. J. and A. M. Manthanwar,“On the Tuning of Predictive Controllers: Inverse Optimality and the Minimum Variance Covariance Constrained Control Problem,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,43,pp 7807-7814, (2004). 10. Peng, J.K.,A.M. Manthanwar and D.J. Chmielewski, “On the Tuning of Predictive Controllers: The Minimally Backed-off Operating Point Selection Problem,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,44,pp 7814-7822, (2005). 11. Chmielewski, D. J. and V. Manousiouthakis, “On Constrained Infinite-time Linear Quadratic Optimal Control with Stochastic Disturbances,” J. Proc. Cont., 15(4),pp 383-391, (2005) 12. Ahluwalia, R. K.,Q. Zhang, D. J. Chmielewski, K. C. Lauzze, and M. A. Inbody, “Efficiency Based Design of a PreferentialOxidation Reactor for On-Board Fuel Processing Applications,” Catalysis Today, 99(3-4),pp 271-283, (2005). 13. Chmielewski, D.J. and J.K. Peng,“Covariance Based Hardware Selection-Part I:Globally Optimal Actuator Selection,” IEEE Trans. Cont. Sys. Tech., 14(2), pp 355-361, (2006). 14. Peng, J.K.,and D.J. Chmielewski, “Covariance Based Hardware Selection-Part II:Equivalence Results for the Sensor, Actuator and Simultaneous Selection Problems,” IEEE Trans. Cont. Sys. Tech.,14(2),pp 362-368, (2006). 15. Lauzze, K.C.,and D.J. Chmielewski, “Power Control of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,45,pp 4661-4670 (2006). 16. Papadias,D., S.H.D. Lee and D.J. Chmielewski, “Autothermal Reforming of Gasoline for Fuel Cell Applications: A Transient Reactor Model,” Ind. Eng Chem. Res., 45,pp 5841-5858 (2006). 17. Hu, Y., D.J. Chmielewski and D. Papadias, “Autothermal Reforming of Gasoline for Fuel Cell Applications: Controller Design and Analysis,” J. Power Sources,in press (2008). 18. Hu, Y., D.J. Chmielewski and D. Papadias, “Autothermal Reforming of Gasoline for Fuel Cell Applications: A Control-Oriented Dynamic Model,” Ind. Eng Chem. Res.,in review (2008). Conference Proceedings: 1. Chmielewski, D.,and V. Manousiouthakis, “Estimation of Point Source VOC Emissions from Oil Refineries,” Proc. of 1998 Annual Meeting of the AIChE,1998. 2. Chmielewski, D.,T. Palmer and V. Manousiouthakis, “Cost Optimal Retrofit of Sensor Networks with Loss Estimation Precision Bounds,” Proc. of 1999 Annual Meeting of the AIChE,1999. 3. Chmielwski, D., “Convex Methods in Sensor Placement,” Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on On-line Fault Detection and Supervision in the Chemical Industries, 2001. 4. Chmielewski, D.,and J. K. Peng and A. Manthanwar, “Convex Methods in Actuator Placement,” Proc. of the 2002 Am. Cont. Conf., 2002. 5. Chmielewski, D. and A. Al-Qattan, “Distributed Feed Design for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Internal Reforming,” Proc. of the 2003 Spring Meeting of the AIChE,2003. 6. Nasiri, A., V. S. Rimmalapudi, A. Emadi, D. J. Chmielewski, and S. Al-Hallaj, “Active control of a hybrid fuel cell-battery system,” in Proc. 2004 International PowerElectronics and Motion Control Conference, Xi’an,China, Aug. 2004. 7. Bagajewicz M., D. Chmielewski and R. Rengaswamy. Integrated Process Sensor Network Design. Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Austin TX. Proceedingsof the Sensor Topical Conference,2004. 8. Peng J. K., and D. Chmielewski “The Value of Sensor Networks for Advanced Process Control”, Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Austin TX. Proceedingsof the Sensor Topical Conference, 2004. 9. Peng J. K., and D. Chmielewski “Optimal Sensor Network Design using the Minimally Backed-off Operating Point Notion of Profit”, Proc. of the 2005 Am. Cont. Conf., 2005.
  9. 9. B-9 Ali Cinar, Professor Degrees: Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, 1976, Texas A & M University M. Eng. in Chemical Engineering, 1973, Texas A & M University B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1970, Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey Current Appointment: 2003 - present Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate College, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT),Chicago, IL 2004 – present Director,Engineering Center for Diabetes Research and Education,IIT 2003 – 2008 Director,Complex Systems and Dynamics Research Center,IIT 1993 - present Professor of ChemicalEngineering, IIT Consulting, Patents, etc.: SABBATICALS IN INDUSTRY:Amoco Corporation (Summer 1990), S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. (Fall 1990) CONSULTING:Corning, Inc.,Abbott Laboratories,Air Liquide, Amoco ChemicalCompany, Quantum Chemical Company, Shell Development Company, S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.,Amoco Corporation, Pechiney Aluminum Company, France,Stepan ChemicalCompany Publications: Journal Publications 1. Tetiker, M. D., A. Artel, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Control of Grade Transitions in Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks – An Agent-Based Approach, Computers and Chemical Engineering, accepted for publication, 2008. 2. Tatara,E., F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Control of Complex Distributed Systems with Distributed Intelligent Agents, J Process Control,17 (5),415-427, 2007. 3. Tatara,E., M. North, C. Hood, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Agent-based Control of Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science,Vol3910 / 2006, 222-231, 2006. 4. Tatara,E., I. Birol, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Measuring Complexity in Reactor Networks with Cubic Autocatalytic Reactions, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,44,2781-2791, 2005. 5. Tatara,E., I. Birol, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Agent-based Control of Autocatalytic Replicators in Networks of Reactors Computersand Chemical Engineering, 29 (4) 807-815, 2005. 6. Tokatli, F. (Kosebalaban),A. Cinar,and J. E. Schlesser:HACCP with Multivariate Process Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis Techniques: Application to a Food Pasteurization Process, Food Control,16,411-422,2005. 7. Tatara,E., I. Birol, F. Teymour, and A. Cinar: Static and Dynamic Behavior of Autocatalytic Replicators in Reactor Networks, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,43 (14) 3972-3993, 2004. 8. Tokatli, F. (Kosebalaban) and A. Cinar:Fault Detection and Diagnosis in a Food Pasteurization Process with 9. Hidden Markov Models, Canadian J Chemical Engineering, 82 (6),1252-1262, 2004. 10. Undey, C.,E. Tatara,F. and A. Cinar:Intelligent real-time performance monitoring and quality prediction for batch/fed-batch cultivations, J. of Biotechnology,108 (1),61-77,2004. 11. Schaefer,J. and A. Cinar:Multivariable MPC system performance assessment,monitoring, and diagnosis, J. of Process Control,14 (2),113-129, 2004. 12. Undey, C.,S. Ertunc,E. Tatara,F. Teymour,and A. Cinar: Batch ProcessMonitoring and Diagnosis: Application to Polymerization Systems, MacromolecularSymposia,206(1),121-134, 2004. Professional Societies: Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Member, American Diabetes Association (ADA) American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  10. 10. B-10 American StatisticalAssociation (ASA) Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Institute of Electricaland Electronics Engineers (IEEE),Control System Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Systems,Man,and Cybernetics Society Honors and Awards: 2005 Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2005 – present Adjunct Professor,ShanghaiUniversity, Shanghai, PRC 2003 Ernst W. Thiele Award,Chicago Section of AIChE 1996 W. M. Langdon Award for Excellence in Teaching 1992-1993 ASA/NSF/NIST Senior Research Fellow 1987 W. M. Langdon Award for Excellence in Teaching 1971-1976 Fulbright-Hays Student Fellowship Institutional and Professional Service: Reviewer of Proposals and Journals: Research Agencies: National Science Foundation, Department of Energy,Department of Defense,American ChemicalSociety - Petroleum Research Fund,Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council(NSERC) of Canada. Journals: AIChE Journal, ASME Journalof Dynamic Systems,Measurement and Control,Automatica, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Canadian Journalof ChemicalEngineering, Chemical Engineering Communications, Chemical Engineering Education, Chemical Engineering Science, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems,Journalof Chemometrics,The Chemical Engineering Journal, Computers and Chemical Engineering, Food Control , IEEE Control Systems Society Magazine,IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,Journalof Catalysis, Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Process Control,Technometrics,Intelligent Data Analysis,ISA Transactions Society and ProfessionalMeeting Activities (sample activities in recent years): International Program Committee member,International IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS-7),Boston,MA,2004. Session Chairman, InternationalIFAC Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM 03), Hong Kong, 2003. International Program Committee member,International IFAC Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM 03),Hong Kong,2003. Chair, American Automatic Control Council (AACC) ControlEngineering Practice Award Committee,2002, 2003.
  11. 11. B-11 Dimitri Gidaspow Education: B.Ch.E. (cum laude), the City College of New York, 1956 M.ChE. Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1959 Ph.D.,Illinois Institute of Technology, 1962 Academic Experience: Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, IIT; University Professor,2000-Present; Professor,1977-00; Adjunct Assistant Professor to Full Professor,Institute of Gas Technology (IGT), 63-77; Principal Advisor of 50 Ph.D. students. Major graduate courses taught in the last 10 years: transport phenomena, fluidization, heat transfer, computational techniques, thermodynamics. Industrial Experience: Air Product 1956 IGT - helped to develop two new energy technologies: (1) fuel cells; summarized in a dozen refereed papers,in 2 patents and recognized by NASA by means of a 1969 award from the Marshall Space Flight Center, and (2) desiccant air conditioning; documented in 12 papers and a patent issued in 1982. AEC National Reactor Testing Station in Idaho - consultant 1972-1974. Consultant to Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Energy Research Corp.,Argonne National Lab.; Department of Energy (fuel cell survey), UTC, EXXON, Westinghouse and IITRI, MOBIL, Dallas and UOP. Major Professional Activities: Papers Chairman for AIChE Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion Division, 1973-1974. Editor, "Heat Transfer - Research and Design", AIChE Heat Transfer Symposium Series Volume 70, No. 138 (1974). Program Chairman for the 1979 Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and editor of a 2 volume set of proceedings (ACS). Chairman (1981-84), AIChE multiphase flow committee (7g). Particle technology chairs at AIChE annual meetings, last 5 years. Publications and Patents: 9 patents & 2 pending. 185 publications in AlChE Journal, Chemical Engineering Science, I&EC Fundamentals, Symposium Series, etc. Multiphase Flow and Fluidization, Continuum and Kinetic Theory Description book, published by Academic Press (1994). Awards: AIChE 1984 Donald Q. Kern Award presented at the 1985 Heat Transfer Conference. Lecture:"Hydrodynamics of Fluidization and Heat Transfer:Supercomputer Modeling", in Appl. Mech. Rev. 39, No. 1, 1-23, 1986. NSF 1986 Creativity Award for work in separation of particles in non-aqueous media with D. T. Wasan. Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. IIT Alumni award. AIChE 2002 Flour-Daniel Lectureship Award in Fluidization. Thiele award.2005 Sigma Xi award. 2006 Thomas Baron award. Short course on fluidization and kinetic theory: (1) Petrobras,Brazil, 1987; (2) Telemark Institute of Technology, Porsgrunn, Norway,1992 and 1993; (3) CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia, 1993; and (4) UOP,Des Plaines, IL, 1996. (5) Harbin Institute of Technology , Harbin, China, 2004 PATENTS U.S. patent applied for, Aug 2002,DOE, NETL, Pittsburgh, Slurry Bubble Column Reactor with Optimized Catalyst Concentration, I.Gamwo, D.Gidaspow and R.Mostofi
  12. 12. B-12 U.S. patent applied for , Feb 2006, DOE, NETL, Pittsburgh, Optimum Catalyst Size for Slurry Bubble Column Reactors,I.Gamwo, D.Gidaspowand J. Jung PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS AIChE Journal, 49, 831-843 ( 2003) 1. “ Measurement of Two Kinds of Granular Temperatures,Stresses and Dispersion in Bubbling Beds,”Jonghwun Jung, Dimitri Gidaspow and Isaac K. Gamwo, Ind. Eng. Che m. Research , special issue honoring Darsh Wasan,44. No5.,1329-1341 (2005) 2. “ Method of moments for gas-solid flows: application to the riser,” M. Strumendo, 3. “ Two Kinds of Turbulence in Fluidization ,” Dimitri Gidaspow, Jonghwun Jung,Raj K. Singh and Mehmet Tartan, Preprinted for the Fundamentals in Fluidization session, 4. Austin AIChE Annual 2004 Meeting. 5. “ Optimum Catalyst Size for Slurry Bubble Column Reactors “, I. Gamwo, D. Gidaspow and J. Jung, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 44, 6393-6402 (2005). 6. “ Prediction of particle motion in a two-dimensional bubbling fluidized bed using discrete hard-sphere model”, Huilin Lu, Shuyan Wang, Yunhua Zhao, Dimitri Gidaspow,Jiamin Ding, Chemical Engineering Science 60,3217-3231 (2005) 7. “ Explosive Dissemination and Flow of Nanoparticles “, Veeraya Jiradilok, Dimitri Gidaspow, Jalesh Karla, Somsak Damronglerd and Suchaya Nitivattananon , Powder Technology, 164,33-49(2006) 8. ” Bubble Computation, Granular Temperatures,and Reynolds Stresses”,Jonghwun Jung, Dimitri Gidaspow and Isaac K. Gamwo , Chem. Eng. Comm.193:946-975 (2006) 9. “ Kinetic theory based CFD simulation of turbulent fluidization of FCC particles in a riser”, Veeraya Jiradilok, Dimitri Gidaspow, Somsak Damronglerd, William J. Koves and Reza Mostofi, Chemical Engineering Science 61, 5544-5559 (2006) 10. Nanoparticle gasifier fuel cell for sustainable energy future, Dimitri Gidaspow, Veeraya Jiradilok, Journal of Power Sources 166 (2007) 400-410 11. Wave Propagation and Granular Temperature in Fluidized Beds of Nanoparticles, Michael Driscoll and Dimitri Gidaspow, AIChE Journal 53,1718-1726 (2007) 12. Computation of gas and solids dispersion coefficients in turbulent risers and bubbling beds, Veeraya Jiradilok, Dimitri Gidaspow, and Ronald W. Breault, Chemical Engineering Science 62,3397-3409 (2007 ) 13. Gamwo, I. K., Gidaspow, D., and Jung, J. "Slurry Bubble Column Reactor Optimization" Chapter 17 in Ultra Clean Transportation Fuels, O.Ogunsola and I. Gamwo, eds.,Oxford University Press,2007. 14. Effect of electric field on the hydrodynamics of fluidized nanoparticles, Mayank Kashyap , Dimitri Gidaspow, Michael Driscoll. Powder Technology 183,441-453 (2008 ) 15. Jiradilok, V.,D.Gidaspow, R.W.Breault,L.J. Shadle,C.Gunther, and S.Shi,”Computation of turbulence and dispersion of cork in the NETL riser”, Chemical Engineering Science 63, 2135-2148 ( 2008 ). 16. Chalermsinsuwan, Benjapon, P. Piumsomboon, and D.Gidaspow, “ Kinetic theory based computation of PSRI riser – Part 1. Estimate of mass transfer coefficient” submitted for publication to Chemical Engineering Science 17. Chalermsinsuwan, Benjapon, P.Piumsomboon, and D.Gidaspow, “ Kinetic theory based computation of PSRI riser –Part II. Computation of mass transfer coefficient with chemical reaction “, submitted for publication to Chemical Engineering Science 18. D.Gidaspow, V. Jiradilok and Santiago Chuck, “ Efficient Coal Gasifier Fuel Cell “ 19. Presented and preprinted for the 32nd International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems, Clearwater,Florida ,June 13, 2007.Submitted for publication 20. Dimitri Gidaspow and Veeraya Jiradilok “Computational Techniques “ book, submitted for review ( 2008)
  13. 13. B-13 Allan S. Myerson Philip Danforth Armour Professor of Engineering Degrees: Columbia University, B.S.,5/73, Chemical Engineering University of Virginia, M.S., 1/75, Chemical Engineering University of Virginia, Ph.D.,1/77, Chemical Engineering Other Related Experience: Illinois Institute of Technology Dean,Armour College of Engineering and Science and Professor of Chemical Engineering (1/00-12/02). Polytechnic University (Brooklyn, NY) January 1985-December 1999 Joseph J. and Violet J. Jacobs Professor of Chemical Engineering (8/95-12/99). Vice Provost, Research and Graduate Studies and Joseph J. and Violet J. Jacobs Professor of Chemical Engineering (1/95-7/95). Dean,School of Chemical and Materials Science and Joseph J. and Violet J. Jacobs Professor of Chemical Engineering (6/92-12/94). Head, Department of Chemical Engineering and Joseph J. and Violet J. Jacobs Professor of Chemical Engineering (9/90-5/92). Patents (2003-present): Myerson, A.S. and Robinson, P. (2003). Method for reclaiming constituents from an industrial waste stream. U.S. patent 6,517,789. Myerson, A.S. (2003). Controlled nucleation of protein crystals. U.S. 6,596,077. Myerson, A.S. (2003). Molecular crystals of controlled size. U.S. 6,645,293 Myerson, A.S., Robinson, P. and Tabah, S. (2004). Method for the purification of zinc oxide controlling particle size. U.S. 6,696,029. Myerson, A.S. (2004). High throughput non-photochemical laser induced nucleation. U.S. 6,733,586. Myerson, A.S. (2004). Polarization switching to control crystal form. U.S. 6,759,521. Myerson, A.S. (2004). Method for the purification of zinc oxide controlling particle size. U.S. 6,783,744 B2. Myerson, A.S. (2006). Method for producing crystal polymorphs and crystal polymorphs produced thereby. US. 7,122,642. Professional License or Certification: P.E. Ohio #E-044636 New York 063622-1 Publications (2003-present): 1. Devarakonda, S., Evans, J.M.B.,and Myerson, A.S. (2003). Impact of ultrasonic energy on the crystallization of dextrose monohydrate. Crystal Growth & Design, 3, 741-746. 2. Park,K., Evans, J.M.B.,and Myerson, A.S. (2003). Determination of Solubility of Polymorphs Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry. Crystal Growth & Design, 3,991-995. 3. Knezic, D.,Zaccaro,J. and Myerson, A.S. (2004). Thermodynamic Properties of Supersaturated Protein Solutions. Crystal Growth & Design, 4,199-208. 4. Devarakonda, S., Evans, J.M.B.,Lee,A.Y.,and Myerson, A.S. (2004). Molecular dynamics study of the interactions of ice inhibitors on the ice {001} surface. Langmuir, 20,5353-5357. 5. Devarakonda, S., Evans, J.M.B.,and Myerson, A.S. (2004). Impact of ultrasonic energy on the flow crystallization of dextrose monohydrate. Crystal Growth & Design, 4,687-690. 6. Knezic, D.,Zaccaro,J. and Myerson, A.S. (2004). Nucleation induction time in levitated droplets. J. Physical Chemistry B,108, 10672-10677. 7. Chattopadhyay, S., Erdemir, D.,Evans, J.M.B.,Ilavsky, J., Amenitsch, H.,Segre, C.U.,and Myerson, A.S. (2005). SAXS Study of the Nucleation of Glycine Crystals from a Supersaturated Solution. Crystal Growth & Design, 5,523-527.
  14. 14. B-14 8. Hu, Y., Liang, J.K., Myerson, A.S.,and Taylor, L.S. (2005). Crystallization Monitoring by Raman Spectroscopy: Simultaneous Measurement of Desupersaturation Profile and Polymorphic Form in Flufenamic Acid Systems. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44,1233-1240. 9. Aber, J.E.,Arnold, S., Garetz, B.A.,and Myerson, A.S. (2005). Strong dc Electric Field Applied to Supersaturated Aqueous Glycine Solution, Induces Nucleation of the γ Polymorph. Physical Review Letters, 94,145503. 10. Mukuta, T., Lee,A.Y.,Kawakami, T., and Myerson, A.S. (2005). Influence of Impuritieson the Solution- Mediated Phase Transformation of an Active PharmaceuticalIngredient. Crystal Growth & Design,5,1429- 1436. 11. Yi, Y., Hatziavramidis, D., Myerson, A.S.,Waldo, M., Beylin, V.G., and Mustakis, J. (2005). Development of a Small-Scale Automated Solubility Measurement Apparatus. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 44, 5427-5433. 12. Matic, J.,Sun, X., Garetz, B.A.,and Myerson, A.S. (2005). Intensity, Wavelength, and Polarization Dependence of Nonphotochemical Laser-Induced Nucleation in Supersaturated Aqueous Urea Solutions. Crystal Growth & Design,5,1565-1567. 13. Lee,A.Y.,Lee, I.,Dette, S.S., Boerner,J. and Myerson, A.S. (2005). Crystallization on Confined Engineered Surfaces: A Method to Control Crystal Size and Generate Different Polymorphs. Journal of the American Chemical Society,127,14982-14983. 14. Sun, X., Garetz, B.A., Myerson,A.S. (2006). Supersaturation and Polarization Dependence of Polymorph Control in the Nonphotochemical Laser-Induced Nucleation (NPLIN) of Aqueous Glycine Solutions. Crystal Growth & Design, 6,684-689. 15. Lee,A.Y.,Lee, I.S., Myerson,A.S. (2006). Factors Affecting the Polymorphic Outcome of Glycine Crystals Constrained on Patterned Substrates. Chemical Engineering & Technology,29,281-285. 16. Liu, X.,Hatziavramidis, D.,Arastoopour,H., Myerson, A.S. (2006). CFD Simulations for Analysis and Scale- up of Anti-Solvent Crystallization. AIChE Journal, 52,3621-3625. 17. Yi, Y.J.,and Myerson, A.S., (2006). Laboratory Scale Batch Crystallization and the Role of VesselSize. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 84,721-728. 18. Lee,A.Y.,and Myerson, A.S., (2006). Particle Engineering: Fundamentals of Particle Formation and Crystal Growth. MRS Bulletin, 31, 881-886. 19. Erdemir, D., Chattopadhyay, S., Guo, L., Ilavsky, J., Amentitsh, H.,Segre, and Myerson,A.S. (2007). Relationship Between Self-Association of Glycine Molecules in Supersaturated Solutions and Solid State Outcome. Physical ReviewLetters, 99,1157 20. Lee,I.S., Lee,A.Y.,and Myerson, A.S., (2007). Comcomitant Polymorphism in Confined Environment: Implication to Crystal Form Screening. Pharmaceutical Research (in press). 21. Erdemir, D., Lee,A.Y.,and Myerson, A.S., (2007). Polymorph Selection: The Role of Nucleation, Crystal Growth and Molecular Modeling. Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, 10, 746-755. Professional Societies: American Chemical Society American Institute of Chemical Engineers American Society for Engineering Education Biophysical Journal Sigma Xi Honors and Awards: Distinguished Faculty Research Award,Sigma XI (Polytechnic Chapter), 1992. Virginia Engineering Foundation Engineering Achievement Award,2000. Louise W. Busse Pharmacy Lectures,College of Pharmacy,University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2006. American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separation Science and Technology, 2008. Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queens University, Belfast Northern Ireland (11/2007-11/2012). Institutional and Professional Service: Associate Editor, Crystal Growth & Design, published by the American Chemical Society (2001-present).
  15. 15. B-15 SATISH J. PARULEKAR Professor of Chemical Engineering Degrees: University of Bombay, B.Ch.E.,Chemical Engineering, 1978 University of Pittsburgh, M.S., Chemical Engineering, 1979 Purdue University, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 1983 Current Appointment: 1996-present Professor of Chemical Engineering 2007-present Associate Chair, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Other Related Experience: 1983-1985 Research Associate in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette,IN 1985-1990 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) 1991-1995 Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, IIT 1993-1995 Faculty Research Participation Awardee,Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 1993-2004 Faculty Associate,Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 1998 Visiting Professor,Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Biological Process Technology Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1999 Graduate Faculty, National Technological University, Fort Collins, CO 1999-2003 Associate Chair, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, IIT 2004 Visiting Scientist, Chemical Engineering and Homogeneous Catalysis Divisions, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India 2006 Lupin Visiting Fellow, University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India Publications: 1. Birol, G., C. Undey, S.J. Parulekar,and A. Cinar, “A Morphologically Structured Model for Penicillin Production,” Biotechnol.Bioeng.,77,538-552 (2002). 2. Khalili, N.R.,J.D. Vyas,W. Weangkaew,S. Wastefall, S.J. Parulekar,and R. Sherwood, “Synthesis and Characterization of Activated Carbon and Bioactive Sorbent Produced from Paper Mill Sludge,” Sep. Purif. Technol., 26,295-304 (2002). 3. Birol, I.,S.J. Parulekar, and F. Teymour, “Effect of Environment Partitioning on the Survival and Coexistence of Autocatalytic Replicators,” Phys. Rev. E,66,051916 (1-19) (2002). 4. Cinar, A., S.J. Parulekar,C. Undey, and G. Birol, “Batch Fermentation: Modeling, Monitoring, and Control,” ISBN: 0-8247-4034-3, MarcelDekker,New York (April 2003). 5. Benedict, D.J.,S.J. Parulekar, and S-P. Tsai, “Esterification of Lactic Acid and Ethanol With/Without Pervaporation,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 42,2282-2291 (2003). 6. Parulekar, S.J.,“Systematic Performance Analysis of Continuous Processes Subject to Multiple Input Cycling,” Chem. Eng. Sci.,58,5173-5194 (2003). 7. Parulekar, S.J.,“Reflections on Project-Based Learning in Graduate Courses”, Chem. Eng. Ed.,38(4),262-267 (2004). 8. Chang, H.T.,S.J. Parulekar,and M. Ahmed, “A Dual-Growth Kinetic Model for Biological Wastewater Reactors,” Biotechnol.Prog.,21,423-431 (2005). 9. Parulekar, S.J.,“Numerical Problem Solving in Undergraduate Reaction Engineering,” Chem. Eng. Ed.,40(1), 14-23 (2006). 10. Parulekar, S.J. and P. Ingle, “Continuous Commensalistic Cultures with Kinetic Feedback - Static and Dynamic Behavior,” AIChE J.,52(8),2949-2963 (2006).
  16. 16. B-16 11. Benedict, D.J.,S.J. Parulekar, and S-P. Tsai, “Pervaporation-Assisted Esterification of Lactic and Succinic Acids with Downstream Ester Recovery,” J. Membr. Sci. ,281,435-445 (2006). 12. Singh, D.,V.R. Mandalika, S.J. Parulekar,and A.S. Wagh, "Magnesium Potassium Phosphate Ceramic for 99 Tc Immobilization," J. Nucl. Mat.,348,272-282 (2006). 13. Parulekar, S.J.,“Analysis of Pervaporation-Aided Esterification of Organic Acids,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,46, 8490-8504 (2007). 14. Chen, H-M., S.J. Parulekar,and A. Zdunek, “Interactions of Chloride and Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) in Acidic Copper Sulfate Electrolyte,” J. Electrochem. Soc.,155(5),D341-D348 (2008). 15. Chen, H-M., S.J. Parulekar,and A. Zdunek, “Interactions of Chloride and 3-Mercapto-1-Propanesulfonic Acid in Acidic Copper Sulfate Electrolyte,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 155(5),D349-D356 (2008). Professional Societies: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Society for Biological Engineering Honors and Awards: Honor Roll for Engineering Accomplishments by Chemical Engineers in the Chicago area (75th Anniversary of the Chicago Section of AIChE, May 2000). Lupin Lecture,Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India (August 2006). Institutional and Professional Service: Education Services Committee, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Member: 2006 – present, Vice Chair: 2007, Chair – 2008. Auditor of Continuing Education Courses Sponsored by AIChE and American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member, Editorial Board of Open Biotechnology journals (The Open Biotechnology Journal, Open Biotechnology Letters, and Open Biotechnology Reviews), Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. Session chair at AIChE meetings. Reviewed research proposals for the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society. Served on proposal review panels of National Science Foundation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Manuscript reviewer for following peer-reviewed journals: AIChE Journal, Annals of New York Academy of Sciences, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering Journal, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Biotechnology Progress, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly Journal, Chemical Engineering and Processing, Chemical Engineering Communications, Chemical Engineering Education, Chemical Engineering Journal, Chemical Engineering Science, Clean Technology Environmental Policy, Computers and Chemical Engineering, Energy Sources, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, ISA (Instruments Society of America) Transactions, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Journal of Biomechanics, Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Journal of Control, Journal of Electrochemical Society, Journal of Membrane Science, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Optimal Control - Applications and Methods, Separation and Purification Technology, Water Research. University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Committee for 5-year review of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering. Selection committees for Camras Scholars and Honors Medicine students. Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair Search Committee. Faculty advisor to IIT Martial Arts Club. Research or Scholarly Activity Percentage: 50% CHBE Program Percentage: 50%
  17. 17. B-17 Víctor Hugo Pérez-Luna, Associate Professor ofChemical Engineering Degrees: Oct. 1989 University of Washington. Dept. of Chemical Engineering. Dec. 1995 Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering. Mar. 1987- Universidad de Guadalajara. Graduate School. Aug. 1989 M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering. Mar. 1982- Universidad de Guadalajara. School of Chemical Sciences. Feb. 1987 B. S. in Chemical Engineering. Current Appointment: Associate Professor in the Department ofChemical and Biological Engineering Sept. 2000- Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering. Illinois Institute of Aug.2006 Technology, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. Jan. 1997- Visiting Research Lecturer at the University of New Mexico, Aug. 2000 Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering. Feb. 1996- Research Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, Dec. 1996 Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering. Nov. 1995- Postdoctoral position at the University of Washington, Department of Jan. 1996 Chemical Engineering under the direction of Professor Buddy D. Ratner. Sept. 1989- Research assistant and Teaching assistant: University of Washington, Oct. 1995 Department of Chemical Engineering under the direction of Buddy D. Ratner. Jan. 1988- Research assistant:University of Guadalajara, Interfacial Phenomena Aug. 1989 Lab at the School of Chemical Sciences under the direction of Dr. Jorge Puig. Jun. 1987- Design Engineer: SWECOMEX (Guadalajara, México). Design and cost Aug. 1987 estimation of chemical processing equipment such as heat exchangers and internal pressure vessels. Mar. 1986- Social service: University of Guadalajara, Interfacial Phenomena Lab at Feb. 1987 the School of Chemical Sciences. Consulting, Patents, etc.: 1. Perez-Luna,Victor Hugo; Betala, Pravin Ajitkumar “Nanoparticle Based Thermal History Indicators” U.S. PTO Serial number 11/983,367 (2008). 2. Perez-Luna,Victor Hugo; Teymour, Fouad A.; Kizilel, Seda “Method for the formation of polymeric hydrogel multilayers through surface initiated photopolymerization” U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. 2006239986 (2006). 3. Balasubramanian, Vijayashree; Zawaski, Susan M.; Perez-Luna,Victor Hugo “Antimicrobial biomaterial comprising polymer substrate for blood bags” PCT Int. Appl. WO2006072067 (2006). 4. Khalili, Nasrin R.; Perez-Luna,Victor Hugo “Production of carbon based adsorbents for mercury removal” U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. 20040180788 (2004). 5. Buranda, Tione; Huang, Jinman; Perez-Luna,Victor H.; Lopez, Gabriel P.; Simons, Peter; Sklar, Larry A. “Fluorescence and FRET based assays for biomolecules on beads” U.S. Patent Appl. Publ. 20020081617 (2002). Publications: 1. Dalwami, A.K.; Luhrs, C.C.; Pérez-Luna,V.H. “Surface Modification and Morphological Stabilization of Anisotropic Silver Nanoparticles”, Plasmonics,(submitted).
  18. 18. B-18 2. Georgia Papavasiliou, Víctor H. Pérez-Luna,Preedarat Songprawat,Emily A. Hammes, Megan Morris, and Eric M. Brey “Three Dimensional Patterning of Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels Through Surface Initiated Photopolymerization”, Tissue Engineering (in press). 3. Pravin Ajitkumar Betala, Suganya AppuGounder, Sudipto Chakraborty, Preedarat Songprawat,William Buttner, Victor H. Perez Luna “Rapid Colorimetric Detection of Proteins and Bacteria using Silver Reduction/Precipitation Catalyzed by Gold Nanoparticles” Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety 2 (1), 34-42, (2008). 4. Mehta, M.; Hanumanthaiah, C.; Betala, P.A.; Hong,Z.; Roh, S.; Buttner, W.; Penrose,W. R.; Stetter, J.R. and Pérez-Luna,V.H.; “Detection of proteins and bacteria using an array of feedback capacitance sensors”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics,23 (5), 728-734, (2007). 5. Lee,S.; Pérez-Luna,V.H.; “Surface-Grafted Hybrid Material Consisting of Gold Nanoparticles-Dextran Exhibits Mobility and Reversible Aggregation on a Surface”, Langmuir 23 (9), 5097 -5099, (2007). 6. Venerus,D. C.; Kabadi, M. S.; Lee,S. and Perez-Luna,V.; “Study of thermal transport in nanoparticle suspensions using forced Rayleigh scattering”, J. Appl. Phys. 100,094310 (2006). 7. Kızılel, S.; Pérez-Luna,V.H.; Teymour, F. “Mathematical Model for Surface Initiated Photopolymerization of Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate”, Macromol. Theor.Simmul.,15(9), 686-700 (2006). 8. Aslan, K.; Pérez-Luna,V.H. “Nonradiative Interactions between Biotin Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles and Fluorophore-Labeled Antibiotin”, Plasmonics 1,111-119 (2006). 9. Kızılel, S.; Sawardecker,E.; Pérez-Luna,V.H.; Teymour, F. “Sequential Formation of Covalently Bonded Hydrogel Multilayers Through Surface Initiated Photopolymerization”, Biomaterials 27,1209-1215, (2006). 10. Lee,S.; Pérez-Luna,V.H.; “Dextran-Gold Nanoparticle Hybrid Material for Biomolecule Immobilization and Detection”, Anal. Chem 77, 7204-7211, (2005). 11. Aslan, K.; Luhrs, C.C.; Pérez-Luna,V.H. “Controlled and Reversible Aggregation of Biotinylated Gold Nanoparticles with Streptavidin”, J. Phys. Chem. B. 108, 15631-15639, (2004). 12. Kızılel, S.; Perez-Luna,V.H.,Teymour, F. “Photopolymerization of Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate on Eosin Functionalized Surfaces”, Langmuir,20,8652-8658, (2004). 13. Aslan, K.; Perez-Luna,V.H. “Quenched Emission of Fluorescence by Ligand Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles”, J. of Fluorescence 14(4),401-405, (2004). Professional Societies:  American Chemical Society  American Vacuum Society Honors and Awards:  Office of Naval Research (ONR) TravelAward to attend the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, Seattle, WA October 2007.  Hamid Arastopour Excellence in Teaching Award-Teacher of the Year Award. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, May 11, 2007.  Student Research Award in the Doctoral Degree Candidate Category, 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Boston, MA, April 5-9, 1994.  "To the Excellency in the Learning of Chemical Engineering Award", awarded by the Mexican Institute of Chemical Engineers, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 1987.  Award given for being the best GPA of the 1982-1987 class,awarded by the Federation of Students of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 1987. Departmental Service  Faculty Search Committee Member in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (Committee Chair in 2006)  Task force for the implementation of Biology in the Chemical Engineering Curriculum  Premedical Studies Advisor  Bioengineering Specialization Advisor
  19. 19. B-19 JAI PRAKASH Professor Degrees: University of Delhi, India Chemistry BS 1979 University of Delhi, India Chemistry MS 1981 University of Delhi, India Physical Chemistry Ph.D. 1987 Case Western Reserve University Physical Chemistry Ph.D. 1990 Current Appointment: 2006-present Professor of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology Other Related Experience: 1990-1993 Postdoctoral fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 1993-1996 Electrochemist, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 1996-1998 Technology Manager,Eveready Battery Co., Gainesville, FL 1998-2006 Associate Professor,Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL Consulting, Patents, etc.: The Water Co., EnerDel, Inc., InvenTek, Inc.,Milwaukee Tools, Inc., Farasis,Inc., Motorola Publications: 1. A Model for the Electroreduction of Molecular Oxygen, W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash,J. Electrochem. Soc, 154, A668 (2007). 2. “Kinetics and Mechanism for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Polycrystalline Cobalt-Palladium Electrocatalysts in Acid Media,” W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash,J. Power Sources,170, 28 (2007). 3. “A Novel Flow Field Design for the Effective Water Transport in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells,” Shabab Amiruddin, Bing Li, and Jai Prakash,ECS Trans. 11, 703 (2007). 4. “Kinetic studies of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Palladium-Nickel Alloy,” Bing Li, Shabab Amiruddin, and Jai Prakash,ECS Trans. 11, 235 (2007). 5. “Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Li[Ni0.45Co0.1Mn0.45-xZrx]O2 (x=0, 0.02) via co-precipitation Method,” H. J. Bang, B.-C. Park,J. Prakash and Y. -K. Sun, J. Power Sources,174, 565 (2007). 6. “Improvement of Electrochemical Performances of Li[Ni0.8Co0.1Mn0.1]O2 Cathode Materials by Fluorine Substitution,” S.-W. Woo, B.-C. Park,C. S. Yoon, S.-T. Myung, Jai Prakash,and Y.-K. Sun, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (7) A649-A655 (2007). 7. “Synthesis and Electrochemical properties of spherical spinel Li1.05M0.05Mn1.9O4 (M = Mg and Al) as a cathode material for lithium ion batteries by co-precipitation method,” K.-S. Lee,H.J. Bang, S.-T. Myung, J. Prakash,K. Amine and Y.-K. Sun, J. Power Sources,174, 726 (2007). 8. “Thermal and Electrochemical investigations of MCMB/LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2 using LiBoB as an Electrolyte Additive,” W. Lu, Z. Chen, H. Joachin, Jai Prakash,and K. Amine, J. Power Sources,163, 1074 (2007). 9. “Structural transformation of Li[Ni0.5-xCo2xMn0.5-x]O2 (2x<0.1) charged in high voltage range (4.5 V),” B. Park,H. Bang, C. Yoon, S. Myung, J. Prakash,and Y. K. Sun, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154(6), A520 (2007). 10. “CoPdx Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cells,” W.E. Mustain, K. Kepler and J. Prakash,Electrochim. Acta,52, 2102 (2006). 11. “Hydrogen Sorption on Palladium-doped sepiolite carbon nanofibers,” C. Back, G. Sandi, J. Hranisavljevic, and J. Prakash,J. Phys. Chem. B., 110, 16225 (2006). Professional Societies: Electrochemical Society, American Chemical Society, IEEE Institutional and Professional Service: Director, Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Member of Dean’s Search Committee
  20. 20. B-20 Vijay Ramani; Assistant Professor Degrees: Ph.D. (ChemicalEngineering); University of Connecticut, Storrs (2004); B.E. (Chemical Engineering); Annamalai University, India (2000) Current Appointment: Assistant Professor,Chemical Engineering; Illinois Institute of Technology Publications: 1. Membranes and MEAs based on sulfonated poly (ether ketone ketone) and heteropolyacids for PEFCs,Vijay Ramani, Steven Swier, Robert A. Weiss, Montgomery T. Shaw, H. Russell Kunz, James M. Fenton, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Accepted,Feb 2008. 2. Pt/C/MnO2 hybrid electrocatalysts for degradation mitigation in polymer electrolyte fuel cells, Panagiotis Trogadas and Vijay Ramani, Journal of Power Sources, 174 (2007) 159-163 3. SPEEK/functionalized silica composite membranes for polymer electrolyte fuel cells, Satheesh Sambandam and Vijay Ramani, Journal of Power Sources,170 (2007) 259-267 4. Metal dioxide supported heteropolyacid/ Nafion® composite membranes for elevated temperature / low relative humidity PEFC operation, V. Ramani, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton, Journal of Membrane Science,279 (2006) 506. 5. Stabilized composite membranes and membrane electrode assemblies for elevated temperature / low relative humidity PEFC operation, V. Ramani, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton, Journal of PowerSources,152 (2005) 182. 6. Effect of particle size reduction on the conductivity of Nafion® / Phosphotungstic acid composite membranes, V. Ramani, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton, Journal of Membrane Science,266 (2005) 110. 7. Polymer blends based on sulfonated poly (ether ketone ketone) and poly (ether sulfone) as proton exchange membranes for fuel cells, Steven Swier, V. Ramani, J. M. Fenton, H. R. Kunz, M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss, Journal of Membrane Science,256 (2005) 122. 8. Nafion® / stabilized HPA composite membranes for high temperature / low relative humidity PEMFC operation, V. Ramani, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton, Electrochimica. Acta,50 (2005) 1181. 9. Effect of Nafion® / HPA composite membrane composition on high temperature / low relative humidity PEMFC performance, V. Ramani, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton , Journal of Membrane Science, 232 (2004) 31. Professional Societies: ElectrochemicalSociety, American Society for Engineering Education, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Honors and Awards: H.H. Dow Memorial Student Award of the IEEE Division of the Electrochemical Society (2004) Institutional and Professional Service: At IIT, Chicago  Member of undergraduate curriculum committee and faculty search committee, ChBE department of IIT (2006-date)  Fall 2006 workshop: Co-organized (with Prof. Jai Prakash) a one day workshop on electrochemical engineering and energy conversion. Speakers included IIT graduate students, Prof. Bert Plomp from ECN, Netherlands, and Prof. Anima Bose from NIU. The workshop was open to all graduate and undergraduate students at IIT.  Fall 2005 workshop: Co-organized (with Prof. Jai Prakash) a one day workshop on energy conversion technologies. The targeted audience was IIT undergraduate and graduate students. Talks were presented by IIT faculty and focused on educating the audience on the fundamentals of electrochemical energy conversion and research activities at IIT.  Departmental seminar series coordinator (2007-2008) Professional societies: Symposia organized / co-organized. - Nanomaterials for energy conversion and storage (with Glenn Amatucci, Arumugam Manthiram, Walter Van Schalkwijk, R. Mantz and Christina Bock). 212th ECS meeting (Washington DC; Oct. 2007)
  21. 21. B-21 - Proton exchange membrane fuel cells 7 (with Tom Fuller, Christina Bock, Simon Cleghorn, Hubert Gasteiger, T. Zhao, Claude Lamy, Peter Pintauro, Trung van Nguyen, K. Ota). 212th ECS meeting (Washington DC; Oct. 2007) - ACS FUEL division: Fuel cell technology: PEMFC systems (with Jim Fenton). 234th annual meeting (Boston, Aug. 2007) - Hydrogen production, transport, and storage 2 (with Eric Wachsman, Mark Williams, Mike Heben, A. Manivannan and Paul Maupin). 211th ECS meeting (Chicago; May 2007) - Power sources for EV and HEV applications (with H.R. Kunz and K. M. Abraham). 211th ECS meeting (Chicago; May 2007) - Industrial electrolysis and electrochemical engineering general session (with Gautam Pillay and Jim Fenton). 211th ECS meeting (Chicago; May 2007) - Multi-scale simulations of electrochemical systems (with Venkat Subramanian, Richard Alkire and Stephen Paddison). 211th ECS meeting (Chicago; May 2007) - Advanced in-situ techniques for analysis of electrochemical systems (with Carol Korzienewski and G. Nazri). 211th ECS meeting (Chicago; May 2007) - Proton exchange membrane fuel cells 6 (with Tom Fuller, Christina Bock, Simon Cleghorn, Hubert Gasteiger, Tom Jarvi, Mark Mathias, Mahesh Murthy, Trung van Nguyen, Eric Stuve and Tom Zawodzinski). 210th ECS meeting (Cancun; Oct. 2006) Funding agencies. Invited reviewer for: - US Department of Energy: BES program: Proposal review panel (2007, invited for 2008). - US Department of Energy: EERE program: Annual merit review (2007). - The American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund (2006, 2007). - National Science Foundation: CBET division: Proposal review panel (2006, 2007). - State of Michigan's 21st Century Jobs Fund (2006). Journals. Invited reviewer for: Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Electrochimica Acta,Journal of Membrane Science, Chemistry of Materials, Polymer International, Electrochemistry and Solid State Letters,International Journal of Engineering Education, Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Journal of Power Sources, Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  22. 22. B-22 Jay D. Schieber Professor RESEARCH INTERESTS  Rheology  Biomacromolecular Modeling  Transport Phenomena  Stochastics  Multiscale Modeling  Complex Fluids  Polymer Thermodynamics  Soft Condensed Matter  Materials Science EMPLOYMENT  Center for the Molecular Study of Soft and Condensed Matter,Founding Member, and Director July 2007–present  Director, Polymer Center Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, January 2004–July 2007  Professor,Department of Chemical Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, May 2003–Present  Visiting Professor,Mechanical Engineering Eindhoven Technical University, The Netherlands, March 2007  Visiting Professor,Chemical and Biological Engineering Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2006-2007  Visiting Professor (Hougen Scholar), Chemical and Biological Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, Spring 2004  Visiting Professor,Institute for Polymers EDUCATION  Ph. D. (Aug 1989) University of Wisconsin – Madison, Chemical Engineering  B. S. (Dec 1982, Cum Laude with Highest Distinction) University of Illinois – Urbana Major: Chemical Engineering HONORS AND AWARDS  University of Wisconsin: Hougen Scholar; Spring 2004  Illinois Institute of Technology: Departmental Teaching Award,2002 and 2005 William Langdon Excellence in Teaching Award,1999  University of Houston: AIChE Outstanding Professor of the Year; 1993 Outstanding Teaching Award, UH College of Engineering; 1992  Universit¨at Freiburg: NATO-NSF PostdoctoralAward; 1989–1990  University of Wisconsin: General Electric Teaching Fellowship; 1983–1984  University of Illinois: Graduate Cum Laude with Highest Distinction, B.S.; 1982 Excellent Teacher Ratings; Spring and Fall, 1981 and 1982 PUBLICATIONS (1) J. D. Schieber, D. M. Nair and T. Kitkrailard, “Comprehensive comparisons with nonlinear flow data of a consistently unconstrained Brownian slip-link model,” J. Rheol., 51(6),1111—1141 (2007) (2) F. Xu, M. M. Denn and J. D. Schieber, “Stochastic chain simulation of wall slip in entangled polymer melts,” J. Rheol., 51(3),451–464 (May 2007) 3) F. Xu, M. Denn and J. Schieber, “A full-chain stochastic tube model for entangled melts and solutions of linear polymers,” J. Rheol., 50(4),477–494 (2006) (4) D. M. Nair and J. D. Schieber, “Linear viscoelastic predictions of a consistently unconstrained Brownian slip- link model,” Macromolecules, 39(9),3386–3397 (2006)
  23. 23. B-23 (5) J. D. Schieber, “Generalized Brownian configuration fields for Fokker-Planck equations including center-of- mass diffusion,” J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 135(2-3),179–181 (2006) (6) V. Balasubramanian, K. Bush, S. Smoukov, D. C. Venerus and J. D. Schieber, “Measurements of flow-induced anisotropic thermal conduction in a polyisobutylene melt following step shear flow,” Macromolecules, 38,6210– 6215 (2005) (7) J. D. Schieber and O. Obasanjo, “On estimating stress in free-draining Kramers chain simulations using stochastic filtering,” J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 127(2-3),89–93 (2005) (8) J. D. Guzm´an, R. Pollard and J. D. Schieber, “Modeling of diffusion effects on step-growth polymerizations,” Macromolecules, 38(1),188–195 (2005) (9) J. D. Guzm´an, J. D. Schieber and R. Pollard, “A regularization-free method for the calculation of molecular weight distributions from dynamic moduli data,” Rheol. Acta, 44(4),342–351 (2005) (10) J. D. Schieber, D. C. Venerus,K. Bush, V. Balasubramanian and S. Smoukov, “Measurement of anisotropic energy transport in flowing polymers using a holographic technique.” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 101(36),13142–13146 (2004) (11) D. C. Venerus,J. D. Schieber, V. Balasubramanian, K. Bush and S. Smoukov, “Anisotropic thermal conduction in a polymer liquid subjected to shear flow,” Phys. Rev. Letters, 93(10),098301 (September 2004) COURSES TAUGHT Illinois Institute ofTechnology  Undergraduate Transport Phenomena,ChE 406  Graduate Thermodynamics, ChE 503  Advanced Thermodynamics, ChBE 553  Undergraduate Thermodynamics, ChE 351 and 451  Introduction to Professions, ChE 101 and 102  Graduate Applied Stochastics, ChE 597  Polymer Rheology, ChE 575 LABORATORYFACILITIES  Birefringence Laboratory  Forced Rayleigh Light Scattering Laboratory for measuring anisotropic thermal diffusivity of polymer melts following a step shearing strain.  Various computational facilities
  24. 24. B-24 Fouad Teymour Professor Educational Background: Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering, 1989, University of Wisconsin–Madison M. Sc. in Chemical Engineering, 1982, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering, 1979, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt Professional Experience: Aug. 2003- Present Johnson Polymer Professor,and Chairman, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology June 1999- Jul. 2003 Johnson Polymer Associate Professor,and Associate Chairman of undergraduate program, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology Aug. 1997- May 1999 Johnson Polymer Associate Professor,Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology Aug. 1993- Aug. 1997 Johnson Polymer Assistant Professor,Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology Sept. 1990- Jul. 1993 Assistant Professor,Chemical Engineering Dept.,King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 1989- Sept. 1990 Post-DoctoralIntern, Polymer Process Development, S. C. Johnson Polymer, Inc. (a division of Johnson Wax), Racine, Wisconsin Honors & Awards: - 1993-Present: Johnson Polymer Professorship in Chemical Engineering. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. - 1996/97: William M. Langdon Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering Teaching, sponsored by Safety-Kleen Corp. - 1995/96: Bauer Family Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at IIT - 1993/94: William M. Langdon Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering Teaching, sponsored by Safety-Kleen Corp. - 1993/94: Nominated by Armour College of Engineering and Science for IIT’s University Excellence in Teaching Award. Research Interests:  Polymerization Reaction Engineering  Process Control and Process Modeling  Gas/Solid Catalytic Reaction Engineering  Biochemical and Enzymatic Reaction Modeling  Nonlinear Dynamics, System Stability, and System Theory  Networks,Complex Systems and Complexity Theory Selected Publications: 1. Kim, Sung Hun, Fouad Teymour, and Jon A. Debling. "A Unifying Approach for Melt Rheology of Linear Polystyrene." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 103(4),pp.2597-2607, 2006.
  25. 25. B-25 2. Kizilel, Seda, Victor H. Perez-Luna,and Fouad Teymour. "Mathematical Model for Surface-Initiated Photopolymerization of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Diacrylate." Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 15(9),pp.686-700, 2006. 3. Kizilel, Seda, Erin Sawardecker,Fouad Teymour, and Victor H. Perez-Luna. "Sequential Formation of Covalently Bonded Hydrogel Multilayers through Surface Initiated Photopolymerization." Biomaterials 27(8),pp.1209-1215, 2006. 4. Tabash, Rima Y., Fouad A. Teymour, and Jon A. Debling. "Modeling Linear Free Radical Copolymerization by Digital Encoding." Macromolecules 39(2),pp.829-843, 2006. 5. Campbell, J. D., F. Teymour, and M. Morbidelli. "Production of Hyperbranched Polystyrene by High- Temperature Polymerization." Macromolecules 38(3),pp.752-760, 2005. 6. Papavasiliou, Georgia and Fouad Teymour. "Bifurcation Analysis of Nonisothermal Nonlinear Polymerization." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 44(8),pp.2754-2766, 2005. 7. Tatara,Eric, Iinanc Birol, Ali Cinar, and Fouad Teymour. "Measuring Complexity in Reactor Networks with Cubic Autocatalytic Reactions." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 44(8),pp.2781-2791, 2005. 8. Tatara,Eric, Inanc Birol, Fouad Teymour, and Ali Cinar. "Agent-Based Control of Autocatalytic Replicators in Networks of Reactors." Computers and Chemical Engineering 29(4),pp.807-815, 2005. 9. Campbell, J. D., J. A. Allaway, F. Teymour, and M. Morbidelli. "High-Temperature Polymerization of Styrene: Mechanism Determination with Preparative Gel Permeation Chromatography, Matrix-Assisted Laser desorption/ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry, and13 C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance." Journal of Applied PolymerScience 94(3),pp.890-908, 2004. 10. Kizilel, Seda, Victor H. Perez-Luna, and Fouad Teymour. "Photopolymerization of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Diacrylate on Eosin-Functionalized Surfaces."Langmuir 20(20),pp.8652-8658, 2004. 11. Papavasiliou, Georgia and Fouad Teymour. "Nonlinear Dynamics in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor Polymerization." Chap. 24, in Nonlinear Dynamics in Polymeric Systems,edited by John A. Pojman and Qui Tran-Cong-Miyata. Vol. 869, 309-323. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2004. 12. Shahidi, Nima, Fouad Teymour, and Hamid Arastoopour. "Amphiphilic Particulate Phase Semi- Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Based on Recycled Rubber Matrix." Polymer 45(15),pp.5183-5190, 2004. 13. Shahidi, Nima, Fouad Teymour, and Hamid Arastoopour. "Dispersing Behavior of Recycled Rubber Particles." MacromolecularSymposia 206,pp.471-480, 2004. 14. Tabash, Rima and Fouad Teymour. "Analyzing Compositional Drift Transients in Copolymerization Systems using Digital Encoding." Chemical Engineering Science 59(22-23),pp.5129-5137, 2004. 15. Tatara,Eric, Inanc Birol, Fouad Teymour, and Ali Cinar. "Static and Dynamic Behavior of Autocatalytic Replicators in Reactor Networks." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 43(14),pp.3972-3993, 2004.
  26. 26. B-26 David C. Venerus Professor Degrees: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Penn State University 1989 M.S. Chemical Engineering, Penn State University 1986 B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island 1984 Current Appointment: Hyosung S.R. Cho Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering Director, Center of Excellence in Polymer Science and Engineering Other Related Experience: Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, 2003 - 2007 Professor of Chemical Engineering, 2002 – 2007 Visiting Professor,Spring 2002 (ETH),Zürich, Switzerland Director, Center of Excellence in Polymer Science and Engineering,1999-2003 Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, 1995 - 2002 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, 1989 - 1995 Publications (since 2000): 1. “Compliance Effects on the Torsional Flow of a Viscoelastic Fluid,” C.S. Dutcher and D.C. Venerus, accepted to J. Non-Newt. Fluid Mech. (2007). 2. “Lubricated optical rheometer for the study of two-dimensional complex flows of polymer melts,’ J. Soulages, T. Schweizer, D.C. Venerus,J. Hostettler, M. Kröger and H.C. Öttinger, in press J. Non-Newt. Fluid Mech. (2007). 3. “Free Surface Effects on Normal Stress Measurements in Cone and Plate Flow,” D.C. Venerus,Appl. Rheol. 17, 36494-1-36494-6 (2007). 4. “Study of Thermal Transport in Nanofluids using Forced Rayleigh Scattering,” D.C. Venerus,M. S. Kabahdi, S. Lee and V. Perez-Luna,J. Appl. Phys.,100, 094310 (2006). 5. “Limit of Validity of the stress-optical rule for polystyrene melts: influence of polydispersity,” C. Luap, M. Karlin, T. Schweizer and D.C. Venerus,J. Non-Newt. Fluid Mech. 138, 197-203 (2006). 6. “Laminar Capillary Flow of Compressible Viscous Fluids,” D.C. Venerus,J. Fluid Mech.,555, 59-80 (2006). 7. “Stress relaxation dynamics of an entangled polystyrene solution following step strain flow” D.C. Venerus and R. Nair, J. Rheol., 50, 59-75 (2006). 8. “Simultaneous stress and birefringence measurements during uniaxial elongation of polystyrene melts with narrow molecular weight distribution,” C. Luap, C. Müller, T. Schweizer, D.C. Venerus, Rheol. Acta,45, 83– 91(2005). 9. “Measurements of the Thermal Conductivity Tensor in Poly-isobutylene Melts Following Step Shear,” V. Balasubramanian, K. Bush, S. Smoukov, D.C Venerus and J.D. Schieber, Macromol., 38, 6210-6215 (2005). 10. “A Critical Evaluation of Step Strain Flows of Entangled Linear Polymer Liquids,” D.C. Venerus,J. Rheol., 49, 277-295(2005). 11. “Measurement of anisotropic energy transport in flowing polymers by using a holographic technique,” J.D. Schieber, D.C Venerus,V. Balasubramanian, K. Bush and S. Smoukov, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.,101, 13142-13146 (2004). 12. “Anisotropic Thermal Conduction in a Polymer Liquid Subjected to Shear Flow,” D.C Venerus,J.D. Schieber, V. Balasubramanian, K. Bush and S. Smoukov, Phys. Rev. Lett.,93, 098301 (2004). 13. “Pom-Pom Theory Evaluation in Double-Step Strain Flows,” C.D. Chodankar, J.D. Schieber and D.C. Venerus,J. Rheol., 47, 413-427 (2003). 14. “Evaluation of Rheological Constitutive Equations for Branched Polymers in Step Shear Strain Flows,” C.D. Chodankar, J.D. Schieber and D.C. Venerus,Rheol. Acta,42, 123-131 (2003).
  27. 27. B-27 Professional Societies: American Institute of Chemical Engineers Society of Rheology Society of Plastics Engineers Honors and Awards: Hyosung S.R. Cho Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2007 Langdon Excellence in Teaching Award,Chemical Engineering Dept.,1995 Excellence in Teaching Award, Armour College of Eng. and Sci., 1993 Langdon Excellence in Teaching Award,Chemical Engineering Dept.,1993 Excellence in Teaching Award, Armour College of Engineering, 1991 Langdon Excellence in Teaching Award,Chemical Engineering Dept.,1991 Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society, University of Rhode Island, 1984 Institutional and Professional Service: Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, 2003 – 2007 Departmental Graduate Admissions, 2003-2007 Departmental Graduate Studies Committee, 1996-1998, Chair 2003-2007 Departmental Representative to Graduate Studies Committee, 2003-2007 Departmental Representative to University Faculty Council, 2007-present University Committee for Promotion and Tenure, 2007 Research or Scholarly Activity Percentage: 50 CHBE Program Percentage: 50
  28. 28. B-28 Darsh T. Wasan – Professor Degrees: Chemical Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana Aug., 1960 Chemical Engineering University of California at Berkeley Jan., 1965 Current Appointment: Motorola Chair Professor in Chemical Engineering and Vice President, International Affairs Other Related Experience: Assistant Professor -1964; Associate Professor - 1967; Professor - 1970; Chairman - 1971-87; Interim Dean of Engineering - 1977-78/1987-88; Vice President for Research & Technology - 1988-91; Vice President for Academic Affairs - 1991-1996; Vice President, International Affairs and Motorola Chair - 1996 to present Consulting, Patents, etc.: Consulting Dow Chemical Co. 2005-2007; Westinghouse Savannah River Company, 1997- present; MediChem Research,Inc., 1999-2002 ; Abbott Laboratories, 1998-2001; Pepsi-Cola Company, 1998-2000; Monsanto, 1997-2005; Dow Corning, 1995-1998; Procter & Gamble, 1995-1996; United Nations Development Program in India, 1990; Nelson Industries, 1976-1998; ICI of Americas,1988-1993; American Cyanamid 1984-1986; Stauffer Chemical Co., 1980- 1987; Exxon Research & Engineering Co., 1977-1988 Patents 1. U.S. 4,224,135 (September, 1980),”Cross-Flow Electrofilter and Method,” (with D. Gidaspow). 2. U.S. 4,248,686 (February, 1981),”Cross-Flow Electrofilter and Method,” (with D. Gidaspow). 3. U.K. 2,221,912A (February, 1990), “Hemoglobin-in-Oil-in-Water Multiple Emulsion as a Red Blood Cell Substitute,” (with R. Beissinger). 4. U.S. 5,061,688 (October 29, 1991), “Hemoglobin-in-Oil-in-Water Multiple Emulsion as a Red Blood Cell Substitute,” (with R. Beissinger). 5. U.S. 5,217,648 (June 8, 1993), “Process for Preparation of Hemoglobin Multiple Emulsions,” (with R. Beissinger). 6. U.S. 5,438,041 (August 1, 1995), “Oxygen Carrying Multiple Emulsions,” (with R. Beissinger and S.M. Zheng). 7. International PCT application (pending 2008), “Nano-Fluids as Cleaning Compositions for Cleaning Soiled Surfaces,A Method for Formulation and Use” 8. International PCT application (pending 2008) “Cleaning Fluid” 9. Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open (KOKAI) No. H7-289164; Milk Beverage Preparation Process (with Mitsubishi Chemical Co.), containing mixture of P-1670 and S-570, filed 2007. 10. Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open (KOKAI) No. 2000-333599; Milk Beverage Preparation Process (with Mitsubishi Chemical Co.), containing hydrophilic polyglycerol esters,such as S-101D, filed 2007. 11. Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open (KOKAI) No. H10-165151; Milk Beverage Preparation Process (with Mitsubishi Chemical Co.). containing a mixture of diglycerol esters and other emulsifiers, filed 2007. Publications: A total of 55 papers published in refereed journals over the past 5 years are listed below: 1. “Structure and Stability of Aerated Food Emulsions,” D.T. Wasan,W. Xu, A.Dutta,A. Nikolov, in Food Emulsions (IV Edition),S. Friberg, K. Larsson, J. Sjoblom, Eds. MarcelDekker, Inc., New York (2003). 2. “Nonionic Micelle Films: Thinning and Stability,” Nikolov, A.D. and Wasan,D.T.,in Colloid Stability - The Role of Surface Forces,Colloid and Interface Science Series,Vol. 3 Tadros, T., Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 397-408 (2007). 3. “New Paradigms for Spreading of Colloidal Fluids on Solid Surfaces,” Chengara,A.V.,Nikolov, A.D.,Wasan, D.T., Topics in Applied Physics,Narayanan,R. and Berg J. Eds., Springer-Verlag (in press 2008). 4. “Micellar Films: Thinning and Structure,” A. Nikolov, D. Wasan, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition, P. Somadundaran, Ed. MarcelDekker, NY,(in press 2007).
  29. 29. B-29 5. “Computer Modeling of Ionic Micelle Structuring in Thin Films,” A. Trokhymchuk, D. Henderson,A. D. Nikolov and D.T. Wasan, J. Phys. Chem. B, 107, 3927-3937 (2003). 6. “New Vistas in Dispersion Science and Engineering”, D.T. Wasan,A.D. Nikolov, D. Henderson, AIChE J., 49, No. 3, 550-556 (2003). 7. “Foam Film Rheology and Stability of Foam-Based Food Products,” W. Xu, D.T. Wasan,R. Borwankar and A. Gonsalves, Colloids and Surfaces A,214, 13-21 (2003). 8. “Texture and Stability of Aerated Food Emulsions–Effects of Buoyancy and Ostwald Ripening,” A. Dutta, A. Chengara, A.D. Nikolov, D.T. Wasan,K. Chen and B. Campbell, J. Food Eng.62, 169-175 (2004). 9. Destabilization of Aerated Food Products II - Effects of Ostwald Ripening and Gas Diffusion,” A. Dutta,A. Chengara, A.D. Nikolov and D.T. Wasan, J. Food Eng., 62, 177-184 (2004). 10. “Effective Interaction between Large Spheres Immersed into a Multicomponent Hard-Sphere Fluid,” D. Henderson, D. Wasan,A. Trokhymchuk, J. Chem. Phys. 119 (22), 11989-11997 (2004). 11. “Attraction-Driven Disorder in a Hard-Core Colloidal Monolayer,” A. Huerta,G.G. Naumis, D.T. Wasan,D. Henderson, A. Trokhymchuk, J.Chem. Phys. 120 (3) 1506 (2004). 12. “The Apparent Attraction Between Like-Charged Particles Next to an Oppositely Charged Planar Surface” A. Trokhymchuk, D. Henderson, E. Sovyak, and D.T. Wasan, Journal of Molecular Liquids 109, 109-113 (2004). 13. “Stability of Films with Nanoparticles,” G. Sethumadhavan, A. Nikolov, D. Wasan, JCIS 272, 167-171 (2004). 14. “Foam Formation and Mitigation in a Three-Phase Gas-Liquid-Particulate System,” K. Vijayaraghavan, A. Nikolov, D.T. Wasan, Advances in Colloid Interface Science 123-126 p 49-61 (2006). 15. “Confinement-Induced Structural Forces in Colloidal Systems,” Henderson, D.J.,Nikolov, A.D.,Trokhymchuk, A., and Wasan,D.T. Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science,Second Edition, Somasundaran, P.,Ed., Taylor and Francis: New York, pp 1485-1494 (2006). 16. “Micellar Films: Thinning and Structure”, Nikolov, Wasan, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science,P. Somasundaran, Ed., Taylor & Francis, (accepted 2008). 17. “Sedimentation of Concentrated Monodisperse Colloidal Suspensions: Role of Collective Particle Interaction Forces”,Vesaratchanon,J.S.,Nikolov, A.D. and Wasan,D.T., JCIS (in press 2008). 18. “Emulsion Texture and Stability: Role of Micellar Interactions,” Kong, Y. Nikolov, A..,Wasan, D.,and Ogawa,A, I&EC Research (submitted 2008). Professional Societies: Member of NAE, AIChE, ACS, ASEE, AAAS,AIP,Soc. of Rheology, and Sigma Xi and the INAE (Indian National Academy of Engineers). Honors and Awards (in the last 5 years): U.S. National Academy of Engineering Elected member (2004) Chemical Engineering Peer Committee, 2008-2011 American Chemical Society (ACS) Nobel Laureate Langmuir Lectureship Award (2004) for advances in colloid and interface science; Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research Journal(March issue, 2005) Special Festschrift honoring Darsh Wasan American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Alpha Chi Sigma Award (2005) Thomas Baron Award (2002) Special Symposium honoring Darsh Wasan (2003) Institutional and Professional Service (in the last five years): Ph.D. Students: 6 completed: 4 in progress Vice President, International Affairs, IIT, 1996-present Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 1993-present Advisory Committee on International Science of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000- 2006.
  30. 30. B-30 ALAN D. ZDUNEK Research Associate Professor Degrees: Knox College, Galesburg, IL Chemistry BA 1982 Illinois Institute of Technology, ChicagoChemical Engineering MS 1986 Illinois Institute of Technology, ChicagoChemical Engineering Ph.D. 1990 Current Appointment: 2007-present Research Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Other Related Experience: 1990-1994 Scientist, BIRL Industrial Research Laboratory,Northwestern University 1995-1999 Scientist, American Air Liquide, Countryside, IL 1999- 2006 R&D Manager,Senior Scientist, American Air Liquide, Countryside, IL Consulting, Patents, etc.: 1. F. Doniat, M. Fisher, A. Zdunek,A. Barajas, I. Suni, X. Chu, A. Tripathi, Y. Li, “Improved Electrolyte Formulaion for Electrochemical Mechanical Planarization”,Taiwan Patent Application, January 2008. 2. A. Zdunek and A. Barajas, “Electrolyte Composition for Electrochemical Mechanical Polishing Applications”, Patent application, December 13, 2006. 3. D. Znamensky, A. Zdunek,“Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) For Delivering High Purity Fluids in a Chemical Delivery System”, US7195026 B2, March 27,2007. 4. Zdunek, “Microstructured Electrode and Method for Monitoring Wafer Electroplating Baths”, US7022212,April 2006. 5. Zdunek,O. Germouni, A. Barajas, “Method and Apparatus for Monitoring, Dosing and Distribution of Chemical Solutions”, Utility Patent Application 20050051433 A1 March 2005. 6. Zdunek,E. Kernerman,W. Korzeniowski, “Corrosion Resistant Gas Cylinder and Gas Delivery System”, US6290088,September 2001, US6263904,July 2001, US6365227,April 2002. 7. Zdunek,P. Vanecek,E. Kernerman, “Apparatusfor Measuring Coating Quality”, US6207030 B1,March 2001. 8. Zdunek,E. Kernerman,P. Vanecek, “Method for Measuring Coating Quality”, US6106693 August,2000, US 5954940,September,1999. Publications: 1. H. Chen, S. Parulekar, A. Zdunek, “Investigation of chloride and 3-mercaptopropanesulfonic acid interactions in an acidic copper electroplating bath by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy”, J. Electrochem. Soc.155,D341, (2008). 2. H. Chen, S. Parulekar, A. Zdunek, “Investigation of chloride and polyethylene glycol (PEG) interactions in an acidic copperelectroplating bath by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy”, J. Electrochem. Soc.155,D349 (2008). 3. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, D. Nieto Sanz, “Influence of the Anode on the Degradation of the Additives in the Damascene Process for Copper Deposition”, J. Appl. Electrochem. 38, pp 457-468 (2008). 4. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, D. Nieto Sanz, “Investigation of the Ageing of Industrial Deposition BathsforCopper Deposition by the Damascene Process”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 154 (3) (2007). 5. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, D. Nieto Sanz, “A Model for CopperDeposition in the Damascene Process:Application to the Ageing of the Deposition Bath”,J. Electrochem. Soc. 154 D13 (2007). 6. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, D. Nieto Sanz, “Influence of the Anode and the Accelerator on Copper Bath Ageing in the Damascene Process”,J. Electrochem. Soc.,153, (2006) 7. A. Zdunek,D.N. Sanz, C. Gabrielli, P. Mocoteguy, H. Perrot C. Mace,A. Quennoy, E. Chabal, “Enhanced Copper Bath Monitoring Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy”,Adv. in Elec. Manufacturing Tech.,V-EMT 1:27 (Dec,2004). 8. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, P. Bouard, M. Haddix, “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Investigation of Bath Ageing in Damascene Process Chemistries”,Electrochemicaland Solid State Letters,7 (3) C31-C34 (2004).
  31. 31. B-31 9. C. Gabrielli, P. Moçoteguy, H. Perrot, A. Zdunek, P. Bouard, M. Haddix, “Electroacoustic Measurementson Electrodeposited Films Obtained fromCopper Damascene Chemistries”,Electrochemical and Solid State Letters,7 (3) C52-C54 (2004). 10. Barajas,O. Germouni, D. Nieto Sanz, V. Lelievre, A. Zdunek, “Cu ECD Bath Distribution Systemwith Integrated Advanced Process Control Elements”,CREMSI,December 2004, Fuveau, France. Professional Societies: American Institute of Chemical Engineers American Chemical Society Electrochemical Society ASM International Honors and Awards: Air Liquide Inventor Recognition Award, 2005 Air Liquide Inventor Recognition Award, 2006 Air Liquide Group Expert appointment, 2003 Institutional and Professional Service: Technical Advisory Committee Member, IIT Chemical & Biological Engineering Department, 2004 to 2007 Journal Reviewer,Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2006 to present Chicago Public School Career Day participant, April 2007. Session Chair, Hydrogen Fueling for Vehicle Applications Session, IEEE Power & Propulsion Conference, Chicago, Illinois, September 2005 Corrosion Task Force Leader,SEMI International Standards Committee, 1997-2002, General Chair, NACE Mid-America Corrosion Conference,October 1995, Schaumburg, IL NACE International Chicago Section Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer,Secretary 1992-95.
  32. 32. B-32 Said Al-Hallaj Education 1995-1999 Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, Illinois Ph.D. Chemical Engineering 1991-1994 Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Ramtha, Jordan M.Sc. Chemical Engineering 1986-1991 Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Ramtha, Jordan, B.Sc. Chemical Engineering Experience 8/00-current Research Associate Professor,Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Coordinator of IIT Renewable Energy Programs,IIT, Chicago, IL 10/99-8/00 Senior Research Associate:Li-Battery/PEM fuel cell project, sponsor: U.S. Army Research Office 3/99-9/99 Associate Visiting Researcher,Department of Applied Chemistry, College of Engineering, Sendai, Japan: thermal characterization and calorimetric studies for Li-battery research Research Areas  Li-ion Batteries Design and Modeling  Thermal Characterization of Li-ion Batteries  Desalination using Renewable Energy Sources  Hydrogen Storage and Production  Renewable Energy Systems  Advanced Batteries and Fuel Cell Systems for Hybrid/Electric Vehicles  Electrochemical Engineering and Technology Recent Publications (over thirty peer reviewed publications) 1- Andrew Mills, Mohammad Farid, J. R. Selman, and Said Al-Hallaj*, “Thermal conductivity enhancement of phase change materials using a graphite matrix”, J. Applied Thermal Engineering,26 (2006), 1652-1661 2- Siddique A.Khateeb,Shabab Amiruddin, Mohammed M.Farid, J. Robert Selman, Said Al-Hallaj*, “Thermal management of lithium-ion battery with phase change material for an electric scooter: experimental validation”, Journal of Power Sources,142 (2005), 345-353 3- Said Al-Hallaj*, Sandeep Parekh,M.M. Farid and J.R Selman, “Solar desalination with humidification- dehumidification cycle – review of economics”, Desalination,195 (2006), 168-186 4- Siddique A.Khateeb,Mohammed M. Farid, J. Robert Selman, and Said Al-Hallaj*, “Mechanical electrochemical modeling of Li-ion battery designed for an electric scooter”, Journal of Power Sources,158 (2006), 673-678 Patents: 1- US Patent 6,468,689 B1, October 22, 2002, Said Al-Hallaj and J. R. Selman, “Novel thermal management of battery systems” 2- U.S. Patent 7,252,851, August 7, 2007, J. Robert, Selman, Hiroshi Nomura, Said Al-Hallaj, “Fabrication of solid oxide fuel cells using ESD synthesis” 3- US Patent application No. 10/762,771 January 22, 2004, Said Al-Hallaj and J. R. Selman, “Hybrid fuel cell/desalination systems and methods for use”
  33. 33. B-33 Donald E. Duvall Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Materials and Aerospace Engineering Degrees: Illinois Institute of Technology Chemistry BS 1971 Northwestern University Materials Science & Engineering MS 1981 Illinois Institute of Technology Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Ph.D. 1993 Current Appointment: 2003-present Lecturer,Mechanical Materials & Aerospace Engineering 1998-2003 Adjunct Assoc. Professor,MechanicalMaterials & Aerospace Engineering Part-time Instructor, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 1989-1996 Part-time Instructor, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Other Related Experience: Engineering Systems Inc., Aurora, Illinois Senior Consultant 1995 to Present L.J. Broutman & Associates,Chicago, Illinois Vice President, Plastics Technology, 1990-1995 Manager,Piping Products Section, 1984-1990 Plexco Division, Amsted Industries, Franklin Park, Illinois Manager,Technical Services, 1981-1983 Gould Incorporated, Rolling Meadows, Illinois Research Scientist, 1978-1981 The Richardson Company, Melrose Park,Illinois Research Chemist, 1973-1978 Professional License or Certification: Professional Engineer (Illinois) – License No. 062-050452 Publications: 1. “Failure Analysis of a Large Diameter, Heat-Fusible PVC Pipe in a Horizontal Directional Drilling Installation,” Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers 66th Annual Technical Conference,pp. 2458- 2462, May 2008, with D. B. Edwards. 2. “Failure Investigation of Cross-linked Polyethylene Chemical Storage Tanks,” ANTEC 2008 – Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers 66th Annual Technical Conference,pp. 1758-1762, May 2008, with D. B. Edwards. 3. “Analysis of Heating by Friction in Plastic Clothes Dryer Components”, Journal of Failure Analysis & Prevention 7(6), pp. 400-406 (2007), with T.J. Bajzek and R.N. Koopman. 4. “Investigation of Failures in Polypropylene Water Piping System”, ANTEC 2007 – Proceedings of the Society of Plastic Engineers 65th Annual Technical Conference,pp. 2909-15, May 2007 5. “Observations on Field Fusion Joining of Large Diameter HDPE Pipe,” ANTEC 2005 – Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers 63rd Annual Technical Conference,pgs. 3533-7, May 2005 6. "Effect of Environment on Plastics Performance," ASM Handbook, Volume 11: Failure Analysis & Prevention, 796-799, ASM International, Materials Park,OH (2002) 7. "Analysis of Large Diameter Polyethylene Piping Failures," Proceedings of the Society of Plastics Engineers 60th Annual Technical Conference,Volume 48, (2002)
  34. 34. B-34 Professional Societies:  Society of Plastics Engineers - Senior Member  American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)  American Chemical Society  American Water Works Association (AWWA) Honors and Awards:  Listed in Who’s Who in Plastic & Polymers, Technomic Publishing Co. (2000)  Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Science and Engineering: Premier Edition (1992-1993)  Dow Chemical Company Best Paper Award – Case Studies Category,Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference,Failure Analysis and Prevention Special Interest Group, May 2002  Recognized for "Continued Superior Performance"by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Safety Institute (1989 and 1992) Institutional and Professional Service: Society of Plastics Engineers - Senior Member  Engineering Properties & Structure Division Board of Directors, 1998-2004;  Engineering Properties & Structure Division Chair-Elect, 2001-2002; Chair 2002-2003, Past Chair 2003-2004;  Failure Analysis & Prevention Special Interest Group Technical Program Chair, 2004-2005, Chair 2005-2007;  Plastic Pipe & Fittings Special Interest Group Chair 2004-2006 American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) Member of Committees D20 on Plastics, D35 on Geosynthetics, G03 on Durability of Nonmetallic Materials, and F17 on Plastic Piping Systems; Chairman of Subcommittee F17.26 on Polyolefin Pipe (1986-1989) American Water Works Association (AWWA) Member, Polyolefin Pressure Pipe Committee Chairman, Subcommittee to Revise AWWA Standard C901 (1994-2000) Research or Scholarly Activity Percentage: 4%

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