Randall Q. Snurr

Randy Snurr is the John G. Searle Professor and Department Chair of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University. He holds BSE and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively. From 1994-95, he performed post-doctoral research at the University of Leipzig in Germany supported by a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Other honors include a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the Leibniz professorship at the University of Leipzig in 2009, and the 2011 Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He was named a Highly Cited Researcher in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 by Thomson Reuters. He served as a Senior Editor for the Journal of Physical Chemistry and is currently on the advisory boards of Adsorption, Adsorption Science & Technology, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering. His research interests include development of new nanoporous materials for energy and environmental applications, molecular simulation, adsorption separations, diffusion in nanoporous materials, and catalysis.

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