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Dauenhauer selected as 2016 Mellichamp Lecturer

Aug. 15, 2016 - Associate Professor Paul J. Dauenhauer will deliver the 2016 Mellichamp Lecture at Purdue University in October. The Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Lectureship was established in 2013 to recognize the work of a distinguished young researcher in any area related to the field of chemical engineering. The recipient is selected by the School of Chemical Engineering faculty in recognition of his or her contributions to research and education.

Dauenhauer is a DuPont Young Professor and serves as Co-Director of the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation. His work on catalysis and reaction engineering of renewable feedstocks has been highlighted by numerous awards including the DOE Early Career, NSF CAREER, the Rutherford Aris Excellence in Reaction Engineering Award, and the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. His is the co-founder of Sironix Renewables and invented the technology that led to the development of the commercial Polyarc reactor by Activated Research Company.

Related Link: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/events/2016/tba-mellichamp-lecture

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