Yizu Zhu | AIChE

Yizu Zhu

Chief Scientist of Technology & Innovation
SABIC Americas

Dr. Zhu is a Chief Scientist of Technology & Innovation at SABIC Americas, Inc.  Prior to joining SABIC, he was senior development engineer at Aspen Technology, Principal Development Engineer at Oracle, Head of Process Modeling at Joule Unlimited, and Process Engineering Fellow at Liquid Light.  He has 30 years’ experience in process engineering and enterprise value-chain optimization spanning from developing modeling tools, data and processes, scaling up breakthrough green process technologies as well as in assessing, designing and optimizing mega-scale manufacturing process technologies in polymer, hydrogen and agri-nutrient industries for sustainability.  He is the recipient of 2022 AIChE Program Committee's Professional Achievement Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering.  He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Dalian University of Technology, and Ph.D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, all in Chemical Engineering.