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chemical engineering professor

Dan Luss, Israeli chemical engineering professor. Registered professional engineer, Texas.

Background

Luss, Dan was born on May 5, 1938 in Tel Aviv. Son of Manfred and Gertrude (Weinstein) Luss. came to the United States, 1963, naturalized, 1973.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1960. Master of Science, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor chemical engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1966-1967;assistant professor chemical engineering, U. Houston, 1967-1969;associate professor, U. Houston, 1969-1972;professor, U. Houston, since 1972;department chairman, U. Houston, 1975-1998;associate director, Texas Center for Superconductivity, 1988-1992. Consultant to several chemical companies.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Revs. In Chemical Engineering. Member editorial board Science and Engineering, Catalysis Review, International Electrotechnical Commission Research.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Chemical Engineers (Allan P. Colburn award 1973, Professional Progress award 1979, Wilhelm award 1986, Founders award 2005, chairman awards committee, former member editorial board journal, former director), American Chemical Society (Honor Scroll award Industrial Engineering Chemistry division 1967). Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society Engineering Education (Curtis McGraw award 1977 3M-Chemical Engineering Lectureship award 1985, Amnundson Award, International Symp. Chemical React. England 2010).

Connections

Married Amalia Rubin, September 4, 1966. Children: Noya, Limor.

father:
Manfred Luss

mother:
Gertrude (Weinstein) Luss

spouse:
Amalia Rubin

child:
Noya Luss

child:
Limor Luss