Prof. Pedro Castaño named I&EC Fellow

22 April, 2021

KAUST Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Program and member of the KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC), Pedro Castaño, has been named an Early Career Fellow of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry (I&EC) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of the innovative contributions to applied chemistry and engineering.

The Industrial & Engineering Chemistry (I&EC) is a multi-disciplinary Division helping individuals convert science into commercially relevant products and processes.

Professor Castaño’s research interests focus on engineering reactions and sustainable catalytic processes. In particular, developing advanced reactors, heterogeneous catalysts, and models for these processes; and understanding the fundamental relationships between structure, performance, deactivation of catalysts with the reaction media and reactor performance-dynamics.​