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Piero M. Armenante Edit Profile

Chemical engineering educator

Piero M. Armenante, Italian Chemical engineering educator. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1991, 95, Environmental Protection Agency, 1989-1990, 91-93, Exxon Education Foundation, 1991, Schering-Plough, Inc., 1992-1993, Hazardous Substance Management Research Center,1988-1995, Center for Manufacturing Engineering Sys., Schering-Plough, Inc., 1990, 90-91, Industry/University Cooperative Center for Hazardous Substance Management, 1986-1989.


Armenante, Piero M. was born on June 2, 1953 in Avezzano, Aquila, Italy. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of Euclide and Maria (Antonini) Armenante.


Laurea in chemical engineering, University Rome, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Virginia, 1983.


Research assistant International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1978, University Lund (Sweden), 1978-1979. Engineering specialist United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, 1979-1987. Process engineer Farmitalia Carlo Erba, Milan, 1985-1987.

Assistant professor New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, 1984-1991, associate professor, 1991-1993, professor, 1993-2000, distinguished professor, since 2000, director pharmaceutical engineering program, since 2002. Consultant United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, 1978-1986. Committee on review and evaluation of Army chemical stockpile disposal program National Research Council, since 1998.

Director Northeast Hazardous Substance Research Center, 1999-2002. Presenter in field.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Contingency Planning for Industrial Emergencies, 1991. Author: (with others) Risk Assessment and Risk Management for the Chemical Process Industry, 1991. Editor: Biotechnology Applications in Hazardous Treatment, 1989.

      Contributor articles to professional journals. Reviewer Chemical Engineering Science, Canada Journal Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology Progress, Chemical Engineering Communications.


Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (chairman North Jersey section 1992-1993), American Society Engineering Education, North America Mixing Forum (president 2003-2005), Order of the Engineer, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.


Married Annemarie Aigner, October 21, 1983.

Euclide Armenante

Maria (Antonini) Armenante

Annemarie Aigner