Jean Claude Charpentier

Université de Lorraine, France

Prof. Dr. Ing. Sci. Dir. Jean-Claude CHARPENTIER is Professor of Chemical Engineering at ENSIC, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France. He was the creator and head of a research team on multiphase gas-liquid-solid reactors (1968-1983) and Vice-Director of the Laboratoire des Sciences du Génie Chimique CNRS/ENSIC-Nancy (1978-1983). then Director (Dean) of ENSIC (1983-1985) He was the Scientific Director of the Department of Engineering Sciences of Centre National de le Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Minister of Research and Technology, Paris (1985-1992). Then he was the Founder and the Director (Dean) of the ESCPELyon from 1992 until 2005. Since 1970 he has published more than 200 papers in international scientific journals in the field of multiphase gas-solid-liquid reactors and bioreactors, and more recently in the general field of chemical and process engineering. He has presented more than 125 oral lectures including 50 invited plenary or opening lectures in international congresses in the field of chemical and process engineering. He is Editor of the Journal “Entropie”(F), of “les Techniques de l’Ingénieur”(F), and “Associate-Editor of “Chemical Engineering Science”(UK). He is in the Editorial Board of “Chemical Engineering Technology”(D), of “Processes”(CH). He is a Member of the European Academy, Academia Europaea and of the New York Academy of Sciences He is Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, IChemE (UK), Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers AIChE (USA) and Honorary Fellow of the Czech Society of Chemical Engineers CSCE (Cz). He has been the Scientific President of the French Society of Chemical Engineers (SFGP) (1997-2002) and the President of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers (2002-2006).

Biography Updated on 30 July 2012

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