Daniel Sujo Nava
Daniel Sujo is currently a process engineer at Inolex, Co. located in Philadelphia, PA. In this role, he is tasked with revamping and optimizing the current manufacturing and management systems.
A native of Torreon, Mexico, Daniel attended the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) in Guadalajara and received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. As an undergraduate student, he led the organization committee as chair of technical sessions at the 4th Conference of Chemical and Environmental Engineering that attracted more than 200 attendees. He invited and coordinated the logistics of more than 25 speakers from the United States, Spain, Chile, Germany, and Mexico. In addition, he was heavily involved in the overall logistics of the event.
Following his undergraduate studies, he received a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Rowan University, New Jersey. Under the tutelage of Dr. Mariano Savelski, Dr. Stewart Slater and Dr. Robert Hesketh, his thesis along with 2 publications would earn him the distinction of Graduate Student of the Year in 2007.
After his master's degree, Daniel worked for three years at Siegfried (USA), an API manufacturer. There his work earned him an award for exemplary performance and quick promotions within the fields of environmental compliance, process safety of extremely hazardous substances and finally process engineering; in the latter, he had the opportunity to conduct technology transfers internationally.
Before joining Inolex, Daniel would then continue to excel in the role of a process engineer at Ferro Corporation generating, analyzing, and implementing plans for improving profitability and managing operational risks.
Besides his full time job, Daniel is an adjunct professor at Rowan University where he has taught courses on Unit Operations and Green Engineering Design of Chemical Processes.
He is also an active member of multiple organizations such as the American Chemical Society, the Institute for Sustainability, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Daniel has held numerous executive positions in AIChE’s local chapter and is currently serving as chair for the Delaware Valley Section. For his exemplary performance advancing the Chemical Engineering profession, AIChE-DVS has awarded him the 2014 Young Engineer of the Year Award. In addition to serving as an executive member, Daniel has also been an active presenter at AIChE’s annual conferences, universities and K-12 institutions.