Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller

Emeritus Professor

Biography

Reaction engineering, catalysis; chemicals from renewable feedstocks; gasification and related thermochemical conversions; hydrogenation; reactive separations.

Awards
Withrow Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, MSU, 2014, 2000, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1991.
Michigan State University Distinguished Faculty Award, 2013.
Professor B.D. Tilak Distinguished Lectureship, University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India, 2008.
Professor L.K. Doraiswamy CHEMCON Distinguished Speaker Award, IICHE, 2007.
Education
Ph.D, Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville 1982
M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville 1978
Publications
Jordison, T.; Miller, D.J. “Condensed Phase Ethanol Conversion to Higher Alcohols,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 54, 10991−11000 (2015).
Santhanakrishnan, A.; L. Peereboom, D.J. Miller, A. Dumitrascu, P.B. Smith,”Measurement of p-Touenesulfonic Acid-Catalyzed Reaction Kinetics of 1,2-Propylene Glycol Acetylation using in-situ 1H-NMR Spectroscopy,” Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res. 52, 9337-9342 (2013).
Miller, D.J.; Kolah, A.K.; Lira, C.T. “Reactive Distillation for the Biorefinery,” Chapter 20 in Separation and Purification Technologies in Biorefineries; H.J. Huang and S. Ramaswamy, eds, New York, J.W. Wiley & Sons (2013).
Orjuela, A.; Orjuela, A.; Lira, C.T.; Miller, D.J. “A novel process for recovery of fermentation-derived succinic acid: Conceptual design and preliminary economics,” Bioresource Technology 139, 235-241 (2013).
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