Visiting research professor Dr. Arturo Jimenez-Gutierrez presented his seminar “Applications of Mathematical Programming Techniques for the Synthesis of Mass Integration Networks” to the faculty and graduate students of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center. The seminar discussed his work on the application of mass integration networks to minimize the use of natural recourses and production of waste in the chemical engineering industry.
Dr. Jimenez is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Instituto Technológico de Celaya in Mexico. He has received many awards and accolades in chemical engineering, including recently receiving a career award from the National Association of Engineering Schools in Mexico. He is working jointly with the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center for six months. The seminar was held on January 7, 2011.