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Chemical engineering educator

Wudneh Admassu, Russian chemical engineering educator. Achievements include 4 patents dealing with innovative development of polycarbonate membranes (hollow fibers) for gas separation, especially for nitrogen and oxygen gases. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, North America Membrane Society.

Background

Admassu, Wudneh was born on September 17, 1955 in Dilla, Sidamo, Ethiopia. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of Admassu Shallemo and Manalebish Donsa.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1979. Master of Science, University Idaho, Moscow, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Idaho, Moscow, 1984.

Career

Visiting assistant professor, U. Idaho, Moscow, 1984-1986; senior research engineer, Dow Chemical, Walnut Creek, California, 1986-1987; project leader, Dow Chemical, Walnut Creek, California, 1988-1991; assistant professor, U. Idaho, Moscow, 1992-1994; associate professor, U. Idaho, Moscow, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 4 patents dealing with innovative development of polycarbonate membranes (hollow fibers) for gas separation, especially for nitrogen and oxygen gases.

Membership

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, North America Membrane Society.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Lemma, November 19, 1991. Children: Zelalem, Wudneh.

father:
Admassu Shallemo

mother:
Manalebish Donsa

spouse:
Elizabeth Lemma

children:
Wudneh Admassu

Zelalem Admassu