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Adel F. Sarofim Memorial Symposium


Friday, May 11, 2012
10am to 3pm, Gilliland Auditorium (66-110)
MIT Department of Chemical Engineering
25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA

On December 4th, 2011, the department and chemical engineering industry lost a dear friend and innovator, Adel F. Sarofim. On Friday, May 11th, 2012, the MIT Chemical Engineering Department will host a Memorial Symposium to remember his career and life. The symposium will include talks from his former students and colleagues.

For more information on Professor Sarofim’s life, go to http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2011/obit-sarofim.html.

Adel F. Sarofim

Schedule of Events (May 11, 2012)

9:30

Opening Reception

10:00

Opening Remarks by Klavs Jensen, Department Head and Warren K. Lewis Professor of Chemical Engineering, MIT

10:10

Jim Noble ’68, Sarofim student and former professor, MIT Chemical Engineering

10:30

János Béer, Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Fuel Engineering, MIT

10:40

Ahmed Ghoniem, Ronald C. Crane (1972) Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

10:55

Break

11:05

John Heywood, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Sun Jae Professor, MIT

11:20

Mike Modell ’60, Sarofim student and former professor, MIT Chemical Engineering

11:35

David Marks, Goulder Family Professor Emeritus of civil and environmental engineering and engineering systems, MIT

11:50

Roberto Ruiz, President and COO, OnQuest, Inc.

12:05

Lunch in 66-201

2:00

Simon Hanson ’74, Chief Engineering Officer for Fuel & Furnace Consulting

2:15

Leon Glicksman, Professor of Building Technology and Mechanical Engineering, MIT

2:30

JoAnn Lighty, Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

2:50

Marcus Sarofim / Klavs Jensen