Dr. Hab Jiří Jaromír Klemeš is the Head of “Sustainable Process Integration Laboratory – SPIL”, NETME Centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology - VUT Brno, Czech Republic and Emeritus Professor at “Centre for Process Systems Engineering and Sustainability”, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary.
He was previously the Project Director, Senior Project Officer and Hon Reader at Department of Process Integration at UMIST, The University of Manchester and the University of Edinburgh, UK. Founder and a long-term Head of the Centre for Process Integration and Intensification – CPI2, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary. He was warded by the EC with Marie Curie Chair of Excellence (EXC). He has a track record of managing and coordinating 93 major EC, NATO and UK Know-How projects. His research funding has attracted over 29 M€.
Dr. Klemeš is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cleaner Production and Chemical Engineering Transactions, Subject Editor of Energy and Emeritus Executive Editor of Applied Thermal Engineering. He is the founder and President for 22 years of PRES (Process Integration for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction) conferences. A seven years Chairperson of CAPE Working Party of EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering), a member of WP on Process Intensification and of the EFCE Sustainability platform.
He has been awarded by the Web of Science and Publons a Highly Cited Researcher, Top Peer Reviewerand Top Handling Editor. He has authored and co-authored close to 500 papers, has an h-index in Google Scholar of 52 and in Scopus without self-reference 47. His Publons profile (a branch of Web of Science) shows 1,150 reviews for 82 scientific journals and 3,170 Editors Merits for 18 Editorial boards. A number of books published by Dr. Klemeš in Elsevier, De Gruyter, Woodhead, McGraw-Hill, Ashgate Publishing Cambridge, Springer, WILEY-VCH, and Taylor & Francis. He has also been invited as a lecturer at 46 universities world-wide, distinguished visiting professor at multiple universities, Doctor Honoris Causa and Honorary Dotor of Engineering at universities in Europe and Asia.
Dr. Klemeš has further been awarded with “Honorary Membership of Czech Society of Chemical Engineering", "European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) Life-Time Achievements Award" and "Pro Universitaire Pannonica" Gold Medal.