2020 CAST David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel E. Rivera, the winner of the CAST David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education! Dr. Daniel E. Rivera is professor of chemical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy (SEMTE) at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to joining ASU in 1990, he was an Associate Research Engineer in the Control Systems Section of Shell Development Company. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1987, and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Rochester and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, respectively. His research interests include system identification, robust process control, and the application of control engineering principles to supply chain management and behavioral medicine. In 2007, Dr. Rivera was awarded a K25 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to study control systems approaches for fighting drug abuse. He received the 2019 Distinguished Member Award from the IEEE Control Systems Society for his leadership of the IEEE-CSS outreach program.