Department of Chemical Engineering
Certificate for most cited article awarded to professor Heinz Preisig
Professor Heinz Preisig has been awarded a certificate for the most cited article in the period 2012-2012 from the publisher Elsevier. The article, "Constructing and Maintaining proper process models", was published in volume 34 (2010) in Computers & Chemical Engineering.
Professor Sigurd Skogestad Fellow of IFAC
The Chemical Engineering department congratulates professor Sigurd Skogestad for becoming a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).
The citation reads "For fundamental contributions to robust process control and to control structure selection and controller design".
This is a very prestigious award, congratulations!
Professor/Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering
- (Polymer and Colloid chemistry to flow assurance)
Department of Chemical Engineering at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), invites applications for a position at the rank of associate or full professor in Chemical Engineering with specialization polymer and colloid chemistry.
You find more information about the position at: http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=96936
More information about the Department of Chemical Engineering and the position can be obtained from Head of Department Professor Edd A. Blekkan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: +47 73 59 41 57).
Closing date 17/11-2013.
$5,000 award for the best PhD
Sina Maria Lystvet from the Department of Chemical Engineering was awarded $5,000 for the best PhD in 2013 by the Swiss Foundation CHORAFAS.
Sina Maria defended her doctoral dissertation "Emergent Properties of Proteins-Gold Nanoconstructs for Biomedical Applications" in March.
Her research involves the manipulation of proteins. The research could help the transport of drugs to the right place in the body and increase understanding of diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Read more in the article in Univesitetsavisa (in Norwegian)
Pris for beste PhD
The Department of Chemical Engineering published most at NTNU during 2012
The Department of Chemical Engineering published more than any other department at NTNU during 2012. The total output was 194,3 publication points where level 2 publications counts as two points.
The top departments at NTNU were:
Department of Chemical Engineering 194.3
Department of Energy and Process Technology 176.7
Department of Computer and Information Science 153.6
I would like to congratulate and thank everyone at the department who has contributed to this outstanding result.
The full statistics can be found here: http://dbh.nsd.uib.no/pub/?rapport=avdeling&aar=2012&niva=2&insttype=1&instkode=1150&avdkode=&seksjonskode=
Olav Erga wins Technoport Applied Technology Award
April 19, 2013
Professor Emiritus Olav Erga at the Department of Chemical Engineering was awarded the 2013 Technoport Applied Technology award. He received the award for the development of the Sulfur dioxide (SO2) absorption process with regeneration of the absorption liquid.
The Technoport awards is an annual event held by NTNU and SINTEF. Olav Erga has conducted research for 50 years on the separation of harmful gases from emissions and was awarded for his substantial work contributing to a "Green Economy".
Winners at the 2013 Technoport Awards. Photo: Max Eckbo Hallqvist/Technoport
Read more and see video:
Technoport Awards winners 2013 (Technoport official web site).
Olav Erga - Winner Technoport Award for Applied Technology 2013 (YouTube video)