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Description - Nanostructured Materials by Jackie Ying

This book will serve as a much needed course book and compact reference in nanostructured materials for academic and industrial readers. Nanostructured Materials presents exciting opportunities for manipulating structure and properties on the nanometer scale. Written by leading chemical engineers, chemists, physicists, materials scientists, and bioengineers, Nanostructured Materials presents the latest advances in this innovative field. This book describes a bottom-up approach to designing nanostructured systems for a variety of chemical, physical, and biological applications. Each chapter will comprehensively review the state of the art for various aspects of nanostructured materials and also present perspectives for future advances in a major growth area for research sponsored by government and industry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780127444512
ISBN-10: 0127444513
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 28-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jackie Ying

Gregory Stephanopoulos is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He received his B.S. from the National Technical University of Athens, his M.S. from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, all in Chemical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined the Chemical Engineering Faculty of the California Institute of Technology, where he served as Assistant and Associate Professor until 1985. In 1985 he was appointed Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT where he has been ever since.Stephanopoulos' work has appeared in more than 150 publications and 7 patents. He has been recognized with the Dreyfus Foundation Teacher Scholar Award (1982), Excellence in Teaching Award (1984), and Technical Achievement Award of the AIChE (1984). He has been a Presidential Young Investigator and the Chairman of the Food Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1992). In 1992 he was a Visiting Professor at the International Research Center for Biotechnology at Osaka University and was elected a Founding Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. In 1996 he chaired the first Conference on Metabolic Engineering and gave the inaugural Bayer Lecture on Biochemical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. He was honored with the FPBE Division Award at AIChE in 1997.