Professor of Chemical Engineering Named Asee Fellow

Release Date: November 7, 1996

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Thomas W. Weber, Ph.D., professor and acting chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University at Buffalo, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.

ASEE fellows are selected based on outstanding contributions to engineering or engineering technology education.

A UB faculty member since 1963, Weber is the author of the textbook "An Introduction to Process Dynamics and Control" (Krieger) and of various papers in chemical engineering journals.

His research has been in the areas of adsorption and process control.

Weber also is a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is a recipient of the ASEE's AT&T Foundation Award, the Tau Beta Pi Teacher Award in 1965 and 1982, and the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

He served as chair of the UB Department of Chemical Engineering from 1982-89.

Weber earned bachelor's and doctoral degrees from Cornell University and received a master's degree from what is now the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

He lives in Amherst.

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