Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas, University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-ORNL) Governor’s Chair in Biorefinng, Oak Ridge, Tenn., USA, has been awarded the AICHE Program Committee’s 2017 Professional Achievement Award. The award is for outstanding professional achievement in advancing green process engineering and distinguished contributions as an educator.
Dr. Ragauskas held the first Fulbright Chair in Alternative Energy and is a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Academy of Wood Science, and TAPPI. In 2014, he assumed a Governor’s Chair for Biorefining based in University of Tennessee’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, with a complementary appointment in the UT Institute of Agriculture’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, and serves in the US Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate, Biosciences Division, at ORNL.
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