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educator , Chemical engineer

Benjamin John Glasser, South African chemical engineer, educator. Achievements include research in Shear Instabilities in Granular Flows; research in bubbles and clusters in fluidized beds develop with same physical mechanism. Recipient Bristol-Myers Squibb Young Faculty award, Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2000, Dean's Fund for Scholarly Travel grant, Princeton University, 1993, National Postgraduate Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, 1991.

Background

Glasser, Benjamin John was born on September 13, 1968 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of David and Sylvia Rhoda Glasser.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1989. Master of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1995.

Career

Research assistant Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1990—1995. Research scientist Cambridge Hydrodynamics Inc., 1995—1996. Assistant professor Rutgers University, Piscataway, 1997—2003, associate director, pharmaceutical engineering program, 1999, associate professor, since 2003.

Visiting scientist Merck & Company, Inc., West Point, 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Shear Instabilities in Granular Flows. Research in bubbles and clusters in fluidized beds develop with same physical mechanism.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (session chair annual meeting 1998—2004), American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Jacqueline Eve Berger, June 20, 1967. Children: Rachel Elizabeth, Emma Nicole.

father:
David Glasser

mother:
Sylvia Rhoda Glasser

spouse:
Jacqueline Eve Berger

children:
Rachel Elizabeth Glasser

Emma Nicole Glasser