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E. Bruce Nauman

E. Bruce Nauman is a professor of chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has an international reputation based on numerous books, patents and journal publications. He consults widely and has directed the research of thirty-one doctoral students. He has wide industrial experience, including Product Manager, Performance Plastics at Union Carbide and R&D Manager, Materials Engineering at Xerox Corporation.

He obtained a B.S. degree (with honors) in Nuclear Engineering from Kansas State University, a M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds.


  • Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  • Associate Editor, The Chemical Engineering Journal, Transactions of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, and Butterworth Series in Chemical Engineering.
  • Board Member and Past President, North American Mixing Forum of the AIChE.
  • Member, Princeton University Advisory Council, 1980 to 1984.
  • External Examiner, University of Technology, Jamiaca, 2002 to 2007
  • Member, United States Military Academy Advisory Counci., 2006 to -
  • Winner of the NAMF Award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers


He has over 150 publications in the archival literature, 6 patents, 14 books chapters, including several chapters in Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering, and 24 miscellaneous publications. He is also author of 4 books:

  • Nauman, E. B., Chemical Reactor Design, Optimization and Scaleup, McGraw-Hill, NewYork, 2002.
  • Nauman, E. B., Introductory Systems Analysis for Process Engineers, Butterworths, Boston, 1990
  • Nauman, E. B., Chemical Reactor Design, Wiley, New York, 1987.
  • Nauman, E. B., and Buffham, B.A., Mixing in Continuous Flow Systems, Wiley, New York, 1983.


  • American Men and Women of Science
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