Prediction and Prevention of Chemical Reaction Hazards: Learning by Simulation


  • Mordechai Shacham Ben Gurion University of the Negev
  • Neima Brauner Tel-Aviv University
  • Michael B. Cutlip University of Connecticut


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Author Biographies

Mordechai Shacham, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Mordechai Shacham received his BSc (1969) and his DSc (1973) from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He is a professor of chemical engineering at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, where he has served since 1974 at every academic level, including two four-year terms as department head. His research interests include analysis, modeling, regression of data, applied numerical methods, computer-aided instruction, and process simulation, design, and optimization.

Neima Brauner, Tel-Aviv University

Neima Brauner is professor and head of mechanical engineering undergraduate studies in the Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer at Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. She received her BSc and MSc in chemical engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, and her PhD in mechanical engineering from Tel-Aviv University. Her research has focused on the field of hydrodynamics and transport phenomena in two-phase flow systems.

Michael B. Cutlip, University of Connecticut

Michael B. Cutlip is a BS and MS graduate of The Ohio State University (1964) and a PhD graduate of the University of Colorado (1968), all in chemical engineering. He is the immediate past chair of the Chemical Engineering Division of the ASEE and is cochair of the Division's Summer School for Chemical Engineering Faculty to be held in 2002. He is a coauthor with Mordechai Shacham of the POLYMATH software package and a recent textbook on numerical problem solving.






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