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Chemical Engineering Essentials from Academic Authors - Session Nine: Crystal Engineering for Size and Shape

Originally delivered Jul 20, 2011
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This webinar is intended to provide a survey of the fundamental concepts and methods for understanding crystallization from solution. Although the approach taken is intended to be general, the particular focus and applications are taken from the fine chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The material is most suitable for engineers, scientists and managers who are newcomers to the field and who want to understand the foundations of the subject. Topics focus on the basics of crystal growth, leading to size and shape engineering and good operating policies for seeded batch crystallizers.


Michael F. Doherty

Michael F. Doherty is Duncan & Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Systems Engineering; Professor of Chemical Engineering, and former Department Chair at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.  He received his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London in 1973, and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Trinity College, University of Cambridge in 1977.  He taught at the Universities of Minnesota and Massachusetts before joining the faculty at UC Santa Barbara in 2000.  His research...Read more

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