(183a) Session Honoring Phil Wankat | AIChE

(183a) Session Honoring Phil Wankat


Litster, J. - Presenter, Purdue University
Harris, M. T., Purdue University
Noble, R. D., University of Colorado
Mazzotti, M., Institute of Process Engineering – ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Pease, L. F. III, University of Utah
Anderson, T., University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Slater, S., Rowan University
Silverstein, D. L., University of Kentucky
Felder, R. M., North Carolina State University

This session honors Professor Phil Wankat for a career of over 40 years as a pioneer in Separation Science and Engineering Education.  Phil Wankat holds positions as the Clifton L. Lovell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Director of Undergraduate Degree Programs in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. He has a BS from Purdue, PhD from Princeton and MSEd in Counseling from Purdue.  Phil has made tremendous impact in his career through his writing:  two important text books in Separation Processes, as well as Teaching Engineering and The Effective, Efficient Professor:  Teaching, Scholarship and Service.  He was also instrumental in establishing the Interdisciplinary Engineering Program at Purdue.  Through his research, teaching and mentoring, Phil has made a huge impact on more than one generation of students and faculty colleagues.  Speakers at the session are: 

Marco Mazotti (ETH, Zurich)  “Three-Column Intermittent SMB Chromatography for Three- Fraction Separations

Leonard Pease (Utah)  “Influence of Social networks on Engineering Education

Tim Anderson (Massachusetts) “How Chemical Engineering Students Are Different and the Effective, Efficient Professor

Rich Noble (Colorado) “Thanks to Phil

Stewart Slater (Rowan) “TBA

David Silverstein (Kentucky) “Following in Selected Footsteps of Phil

Frank Oreovicz (Purdue) “Reflections on an Enquiring Mind

Cristina Farmus (Purdue) “Phil’s Legacy at Purdue

Rich Felder (North Carolina State) "OK, So There Are Some Superhuman Professors"

Phil Wankat “The Last Word