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 Expert  108057

Expert in Chemical Reactor Design & Control

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is one of the country's foremost experts in the design and control of chemical reactors. Expert's expertise involves modeling and scale-up of batch and continuous reactors for both homogeneous and catalytic reactors including multi-phase reactors such as trickle bed and slurry reactors. He is also experienced with catalytic reactors, and reactor applications including petrochemical crackers, bulk polymerization and pharmaceuticals.


catalytic reactor


chemical reactor


chemical reactor application


chemical reactor control


chemical reactor design


chemical reactor scale-up


continuous reactor

Expert has significant experience in the design and control of highly exothermic reactions and how to avoid reactor runaway, minimize parametric sensitivity, and avoid transient temperature excursions such as wrong-way behavior. He has served as a consultant to several major corporations on this subject and has experience as an expert witness.

exothermic chemical reaction


exothermic chemical reaction control

Expert has conducted research and consulted with several companies on how to optimize the performance of a catalyst by the proper choice of pore size and porosity.

catalyst structure optimization


catalyst structure

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Chemical Reaction Engineering
Catalysis/ Reaction Engineering
Chemical Reactors
Chemical Process and Design

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1966   PhD   Chemical Engineering   University of Minnesota  
1963   MS   Chemical Engineering   Technion, Israel  
1960   BS   Chemical Engineering   Technion, Israel   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1967 to


(Undisclosed University)


Chemical Engineering


Cullen Professor of Chemical Engineering (Department Chairman)


1966 to 1967


University of Minnesota


Chemical Engineering and Materials Science




Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the AIChE, ACS, and ASEE.


He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.

Professional Appointments

He is the Editor of "Reviews in Chemical Engineering" and member of the Editorial Board of "Catalysis Reviews." He is Chair of the Board of the International Symposium on Chemical reaction Engineering, Inc.


Expert is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering for his significant contributions to the field of chemical engineering. His other important honors and awards include the Wilhelm, Colburn and Professional Progress Awards from the AIChE, the Curtis McGraw Award, and Lectureship Awards from the ASEE.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published over 250 papers and 2 patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Journal  
 - Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals  
 - Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in reactor engineering for consulting on reactor design, kinetics and scale up.
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