Leonard Fabiano Named AIChE Fellow

Leonard Fabiano, adjunct professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Fellows are elite members of AIChE who have been practicing chemical engineering for 25 years or more, and have been a member for at least ten years.

Fabiano has over 35 years of experience in the process engineering and development field and has played a key roll in the detailed design effort in existing and new technology development. He started his career as a junior process engineer and advanced stepwise to Manager of Process Engineering for the ARCO Chemical Company. His technical involvement at ARCO broadened his geographical and cultural range from Alaska, Europe to the Far East. He has lead the process engineering efforts on many chemical, petrochemical and polymer process plant designs. Many of these processes were first of a kind technologies. His specialties include detailed equipment design, application of flowsheet simulation for real plant design and optimization, distillation system synthesis, heat exchanger design and in-plant troubleshooting. His experience also includes plant start-up.

AIChE is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 40,000 members from over 90 countries.

To read more about Fabiano and his research, please visit his faculty profile.