Last Updated on: May 2021

BENJAMIN J. GLASSER

Professor Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University – New Brunswick Director , Pharmaceutical Engineering Program
Pharmaceutical Engineering Program
Director , Catalyst Manufacturing Center
Catalyst Manufacturing Center
B.S., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1989 M.S., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1991 Ph.D., Princeton University, 1996
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Personal Bio

Benjamin

Glasser

received

his

BS

(1989)

and

MS

(1991)

in

Chemical

Engineering

from

University

of

the

Witwatersrand,

Johannesburg,

South

Africa.

He

obtained

his

PhD,

also

in

Chemical

Engineering,

from

Princeton

University

(1996),

USA.

He

then

spent

a

year

as

a

postdoctoral

fellow

at

Cambridge

Hydrodynamics

Inc.

In

1997

he

joined

the

Department

of

Chemical

and

Biochemical

Engineering

at

Rutgers

University

where

he

is

currently

a

Professor.

His

honors

include

the

Merck

Excellence

Faculty

Development

Award,

the

Bristol-Myers

Squibb

Young

Faculty

Award,

the

Rutgers

University

Scholar-Teacher

Award

for

excellence

in

research

and

teaching,

Rutgers

Outstanding

Engineering

Faculty

Award,

the

PSRI

Award

in

Fluidization

from

the

Particle

Technology

Forum

of

the

American

Institute

of

Chemical

Engineers

(AIChE),

and

election

as

a

Fellow

of

the

AIChE.

Professor

Glasser

serves

as

Director

of

the

Pharmaceutical

Engineering

Program

and

Director

of

the

Catalyst

Manufacturing

Consortium

at

Rutgers.

His

research

interests

include

flow

and

segregation

of

granular

materials

and

powders,

the

mechanics

of

fluidized

beds,

multiphase

flows

and

reactors,

nonlinear

dynamics

of

transport

processes

in

fluid-particle

systems,

drying

of

particulates,

pharmaceutical

engineering,

and

catalyst

manufacturing.

Awards and Honors

1 . Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (2019) 2 . Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award from the Graduate Students of Rutgers Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2019) 3 . Most Promising New Textbook Award (College) from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) for “Attainable Regions Theory: An Introduction to Choosing an Optimal Reactor” co-authored by B.J. Glasser (2019) 4 . Rutgers Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award (2018) 5 . PSRI Award in Fluidization and Fluid Particle Systems from the AIChE (2016) 6 . Editor (US) and Member of Editorial Board, Advanced Powder Technology Journal (Elsevier) (2015 - present) 7 . Consulting Editor, AIChE Journal (2012 - present) 8 . ISPE Poster of the Year Award (with M. Metzger) (2009) 9 . AIChE Particle Technology Forum Best Poster Award (with B. Remy) (2009) 1 0 . The Scholar-Teacher Award from the President of Rutgers University (2009) 1 1 . AIChE Particle Technology Forum Best Poster Award (with M. Metzger and K. LaMarche) (2007) 1 2 . Inducted into Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2005) 1 3 . Bristol-Myers Squibb Young Faculty Award (2000) 1 4 . Charles and Johanna Busch Research Award (1999) 1 5 . Merck Excellence Faculty Development Award (1998) 1 6 . Dean's Fund for Scholarly Travel Award (1993) 1 7 . National Postgraduate Scholarship (1991-1992) 1 8 . Foundation for Research and Development Scholarship (1990) 1 9 . University Senior Bursary (1990) 2 0 . South African Institution of Chemical Engineers Medal (1989) 2 1 . SASOL Medal (1989) 2 2 . Gencor Prize (1988) 2 3 . E.J.A. Loerincz Scholarship (1987) 2 4 . Jacob and Pauline Pertz Merit Scholarship (1986) 2 5 . Standard Bank Scholarship (1986)

The following courses have been taught by Dr. Glasser

155:545 - Pharmaceutical Process Design I: Synthesis, Separations and Sterile Processing 155:549 - Pharmaceutical Development, Administration and Absorption 155:546 - Pharmaceutical Process Design II: Pharmaceutical Unit Operations 155:541 - Pharmaceutical Materials Engineering 155:544 - Pharmaceutical Organic Nanotechnology 155:303 - Transport Phenomena I 155:202 - Fundamentals of Reactive Transport Phenomena 155:304 - Transport Phenomena II: Heat and Mass Transfer 155:506 - Fluid-Particle and Granular Flows 155:501 - Advanced Transport Phenomena I 155:514 - Kinetics, Catalysis and Reactor Design
Last Updated on: May 2021

BENJAMIN J. GLASSER

Professor Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University – New Brunswick Director , Pharmaceutical Engineering Program Director , Catalyst Manufacturing Center B.S., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1989 M.S., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1991 Ph.D., Princeton University, 1996

Personal Bio

Benjamin

Glasser

received

his

BS

(1989)

and

MS

(1991)

in

Chemical

Engineering

from

University

of

the

Witwatersrand,

Johannesburg,

South

Africa.

He

obtained

his

PhD,

also

in

Chemical

Engineering,

from

Princeton

University

(1996),

USA.

He

then

spent

a

year

as

a

postdoctoral

fellow

at

Cambridge

Hydrodynamics

Inc.

In

1997

he

joined

the

Department

of

Chemical

and

Biochemical

Engineering

at

Rutgers

University

where

he

is

currently

a

Professor.

His

honors

include

the

Merck

Excellence

Faculty

Development

Award,

the

Bristol-

Myers

Squibb

Young

Faculty

Award,

the

Rutgers

University

Scholar-Teacher

Award

for

excellence

in

research

and

teaching,

Rutgers

Outstanding

Engineering

Faculty

Award,

the

PSRI

Award

in

Fluidization

from

the

Particle

Technology

Forum

of

the

American

Institute

of

Chemical

Engineers

(AIChE),

and

election

as

a

Fellow

of

the

AIChE.

Professor

Glasser

serves

as

Director

of

the

Pharmaceutical

Engineering

Program

and

Director

of

the

Catalyst

Manufacturing

Consortium

at

Rutgers.

His

research

interests

include

flow

and

segregation

of

granular

materials

and

powders,

the

mechanics

of

fluidized

beds,

multiphase

flows

and

reactors,

nonlinear

dynamics

of

transport

processes

in

fluid-particle

systems,

drying

of

particulates,

pharmaceutical

engineering, and catalyst manufacturing.

Awards and Honors

1 . Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (2019) 2 . Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award from the Graduate Students of Rutgers Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2019) 3 . Most Promising New Textbook Award (College) from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) for “Attainable Regions Theory: An Introduction to Choosing an Optimal Reactor” co-authored by B.J. Glasser (2019) 4 . Rutgers Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award (2018) 5 . PSRI Award in Fluidization and Fluid Particle Systems from the AIChE (2016) 6 . Editor (US) and Member of Editorial Board, Advanced Powder Technology Journal (Elsevier) (2015 - present) 7 . Consulting Editor, AIChE Journal (2012 - present) 8 . ISPE Poster of the Year Award (with M. Metzger) (2009) 9 . AIChE Particle Technology Forum Best Poster Award (with B. Remy) (2009) 1 0 . The Scholar-Teacher Award from the President of Rutgers University (2009) 1 1 . AIChE Particle Technology Forum Best Poster Award (with M. Metzger and K. LaMarche) (2007) 1 2 . Inducted into Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2005) 1 3 . Bristol-Myers Squibb Young Faculty Award (2000) 1 4 . Charles and Johanna Busch Research Award (1999) 1 5 . Merck Excellence Faculty Development Award (1998) 1 6 . Dean's Fund for Scholarly Travel Award (1993) 1 7 . National Postgraduate Scholarship (1991-1992) 1 8 . Foundation for Research and Development Scholarship (1990) 1 9 . University Senior Bursary (1990) 2 0 . South African Institution of Chemical Engineers Medal (1989) 2 1 . SASOL Medal (1989) 2 2 . Gencor Prize (1988) 2 3 . E.J.A. Loerincz Scholarship (1987) 2 4 . Jacob and Pauline Pertz Merit Scholarship (1986) 2 5 . Standard Bank Scholarship (1986)

The

following

courses

have

been

taught

by

Dr.

Glasser

155:545 - Pharmaceutical Process Design I: Synthesis, Separations and Sterile Processing 155:549 - Pharmaceutical Development, Administration and Absorption 155:546 - Pharmaceutical Process Design II: Pharmaceutical Unit Operations 155:541 - Pharmaceutical Materials Engineering 155:544 - Pharmaceutical Organic Nanotechnology 155:303 - Transport Phenomena I 155:202 - Fundamentals of Reactive Transport Phenomena 155:304 - Transport Phenomena II: Heat and Mass Transfer 155:506 - Fluid-Particle and Granular Flows 155:501 - Advanced Transport Phenomena I 155:514 - Kinetics, Catalysis and Reactor Design