Chemical Engineering


Biernacki receives two international awards from American Ceramic Society

Joseph Biernacki, professor of chemical engineering and University Distinguished Faculty Fellow, recently received two international distinctions from the American Ceramic Society: the Della Roy Lecture Award and the Brunauer Award.

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Chemical Engineering Professor and Students Awarded Prestigious Brunauer Award

Professor Joseph Biernacki and students Donald Visco Jr., Naresh Tadisina, Hamed Kayello, Natalia Shlonimskaya were awarded the Brunauer Award from the American Ceramic Society. The award recognizes the best paper published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society on a cements related topic. The following paper won the prize:

H. M. Kayello, N. K. R. Tadisina, N. Shlonimskaya, J. J. Biernacki and D. P. Visco Jr., An Application of Computer-Aided Molecular Design (CAMD) Using the Signature Molecular Descriptor – Part 1. Identification of Surface Tension Reducing Agents and the Search for Shrinkage Reducing Admixtures, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 97 (2), 378-385 (2014).