Iftekar A. Karimi
Dr I A Karimi is a Professor in the Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He received his PhD from Purdue University in Chemical Engineering. He has worked in both academia and industry for several years. He has published extensively in the area of Process Systems Engineering, and has led industry-collaborative research and consulting projects with several local chemical and logistics companies and agencies. He won an IBM faculty development award in 1985, and DuPont's Best Manufacturing Technology award in 1994. He was also a co-recipient of the 1991 Corcoran award for the best paper in Chemical Engineering Education (ASEE) journal and 2002 Best Paper Award of Computers and Chemical Engineering. His current research interests include carbon capture, energy systems, renewable energy, chemical logistics, planning and scheduling, and systems biology.