The Eli Ruckenstein Memorial Symposium

Presented on Monday, May 22, 2023


On May 22, 2023, UB CE celebrated the life and work of renowned chemical engineer and scientist Eli Ruckenstein.  A full-day symposium was presented in his honor. Former colleagus and students shared scientific talks, tributes, and memories.

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Invited featured speakers:

1. Clayton J. Radke

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
UC Berkeley

2. Keith Johnston

Professor, Claire and Peter Buenz Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

3. Mark Barteau

Professor, C. D. Holland '53 Chair, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Texas A&M University

4. Matthew Tirrell

D. Gale Johnson Distinguished Service Professor
Dean of the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
University of Chicago

5. Rakesh Jain

A. Werk Cook Professor of Radiation Oncology
Harvard Medical School

6. Yannis G. Kevrekidis

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
John Hopkins University

7. Yun Hang Hu

Charles and Carroll McArthur Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Michigan Technological University