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  • HERC Highlights

    HERC and the Center for Clean Technology (CCT) are providing multi-disciplinary research opportunities for graduates & undergraduates

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    New Patent Issued: Energetically Enhanced Reforming Process

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    Currently Funded Manousiouthakis' Resarch Projects

    • "Bench-Scale Testing of a High Efficiency, Ultra-Compact Process for Pre-Combustion CO2 Capture" - Funding Agency: DOE
    • "Analysis and Synthesis of Systems Sustainable Over Sets" - Funding Agency: NSF
    • "A Novel Pressure Swing Steam Reforming Reactor" - Funding Agency: ACS-PRF

    Paper of the Month Award Recognition

    The research paper titled "From Sustainability to Sustainizability" published in AIChE Journal – Volume 65, Issue 9, September 2019, and co-authored by Masih Jorat, and Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis, has been selected as paper of the month

    Manousiouthakis Voted Professor of the Year


    Manousiouthakis voted 2018 Professor of the Year by the UCLA AICHE student group

    Best Paper Award Recognition

    The research paper titled "Process intensification of reactive separator networks through the IDEAS conceptual framework" published in Computers and Chemical Engineering – Volume 105, October 2017, Pages 39-55, and co-authored by Flavio Eduardo de Cruz, and Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis, has been selected as a joint winner for the Computers and Chemical Engineering 2017 Best Paper Award

    Presentation at MIT

    Manousiouthakis, V.I., “PSE as the modern Euryphaessa in guiding humans past Prometheus’ paradigm and the Climate Change tautology”, 2040 Visions of Process Systems Engineering, 06-01-2017
    Link to Video

    AIChE Sustainable Engineering Forum Research Excellence in Sustainable Engineering Award

    2014 Recipient

    LA ASME May 2014 Presentation

    "Hydrogen Economy: Maybe Not; Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars: Should be Yes" May 15th, 2014, 6:30pm, LA Metropolitan Water District Building
    Presented by: Dr. Vasilios Manousiouthakis
    Link to event page and presentation abstract

    Seminars in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    "The Rollercoaster Ride of Natural Gas as a Chemical Industry Fuel and Feedstock" March 19th, 2014, 4:00pm Presented by: Dr. Jeff Siirola
    Link to event page and presentation abstract

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