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educator , chemical engineer

Minquan Cheng, Chinese Chemical engineer. Achievements include research interests in hydrodynamic instability and transition to turbulence, pattern formation of chemical reaction system. Recipient Francois N. Frenkiel award for Fluid Mechanics, American Physical Society, 1991, Alumni Association award for Excellence in Research, U. Notre Dame,1992. Member AIChE, American Physical Society, Technology Association of Pulp and Paper Industry.

Background

Cheng, Minquan was born on June 10, 1965 in Anhui, China. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of Binwen and Guomei (Su) Cheng.

Education

Bachelor of Science, East China Institute of Chemical Technology, Shanghai, China, 1984. Master of Science, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1994.

Career

Research associate East China Institute of Chemical Technology, Shanghai, China, 1987-1989, University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1989-1994. Research engineer Amoco Corporation, Naperville, Illinois, 1994-1996. Process engineer Amoco Chemicals, Texas City, 1996-1999.

Staff research engineer Exxon Corporation, Baytown, Texas, since 1999. Consultant WuJin Chemical Corporation, Shanghai, 1988-1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research interests in hydrodynamic instability and transition to turbulence, pattern formation of chemical reaction system, process modelling and optimization, xylene crystallization, methanol to olefins.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Physical Society, Technology Association of Pulp and Paper Industry.

Connections

Married Lei Zheng, May 9, 1990.

father:
Binwen Cheng

mother:
Guomei (Su) Cheng

spouse:
Lei Zheng