Undergraduate Teaching in Solids Processing and Particle Technology: An Academic/Industrial Approach


  • George G. Chase The University of Akron
  • Karl Jacob Dow Chemical Company


Part of a special section on Particle Science and Technology.

No abstract available.

Author Biographies

George G. Chase, The University of Akron

George Chase earned his PhD from The University of Akron in 1989 and is currently Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering there. Much of his work is in fluid/solid separations and flows through porous materials. He actively promotes fluid/solids education for engineers through the AIChE and the American Filtration and Separations Society.

Karl Jacob, Dow Chemical Company

Karl Jacob is Global Technical Leader for Solids Processing with the Dow Chemical Company. He is founder of the Solids Processing Lab, which provides support to Dow's engineering, research, and manufacturing communities. He specializes in solving problems related to drying, powder flow, and pneumatic conveying. He is also currently vice-chair of the AIChE's Particle Technology forum.