Chemical Engineering Faculty
About Hamid Arastoopour:
Since 1985, he has been a member of the chemical engineering faculty at IIT, where he served as chairman of the department from 1989 to 2003, and dean of the Armour College of Engineering from 2003 to 2008. He currently also holds a joint faculty appointment in the department of mechanical, materials, and aerospace engineering. He currently serves on the editorial board of Powder Technology Journal and Powder Metallurgy and Mining Journal. A fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), he has received a number of national awards including the Donald Q. Kern Award in Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion, the Fluor Daniel Lectureship in Fluidization and Fluid/Particle Systems, the Fluidization Processes Recognition Award, and the Ernest W. Thiele Award. He also received IIT’s excellence in teaching award in 1992.