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Ravi Warrier

Professor of Electrical Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering, Graduate Faculty 1700 University Ave
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Dr. Ravi Warrier, professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Electrical Engineering, with expertise in signal processing.

Warrier finds Kettering students to be positive, prepared and perspicacious. He feels that what distinguishes a Kettering student from students at other colleges is that "a Kettering student applies education to real world problems instantaneously." Warrier was originally attracted to teaching at Kettering by the unique learning environment but what became his favorite part of teaching at Kettering is the interaction with the students.

He would tell prospective students to be themselves, "be willing to be challenged and Kettering will open a door for you to a successful career."

Hidden talents and outside interests: When not teaching, Warrier takes part in social and humanitarian activities.

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Jonathan Wenzel

Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering 1700 University Avenue
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 Jonathan Wenzel

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
2228 Academic Building
810-249-4042
jwenzel@kettering.edu

Education

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1999
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2008

Work Experience

Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 2006-2010, Research Engineer for the  Laboratory for Transportation Fuels and Polymer Processing, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.  Dr. Wenzel supervised a graduate student research team engaged in novel process research in energy techologies, prototype design and development, and green processing.  Particular projects included the fabrication of supercritical water reformation process prototypes and the evaluation of the supercritical water reformation of JP-8 for the United States Depeartment of the Army and Air Force.  He was responsible operations, design, proposal preparation and execution of strategic projects and worked as a liason between the lab and project sponsors.

Courses

CHME 300 Unit Operations          (co-developed)
CHME 401 Mass Transfer Operations Laboratory   (developed)
CHME 436 Process Controls Laboratory
CHME 450 Reactor Design           (developed)
CHME 451 Reactor Design Laboratory   (developed)
 
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 Research Statement

My principle research focus is in developing novel high pressure and temperature process technologies applied to sustainable energy, synthesis of chemicals, extraction, and the greening of conventional processes.  With the increasing demand for fossil fuels as well as the environmental costs associated with their production and use, there is need for continued research in novel and greener process technologies to produce chemicals in a more efficient and environmentally friendly manner.  A particular area of research that may be utilized in greener, efficient, and sustainable applications are near-critical and supercritical fluids.  Supercritical fluids have both gas and liquid-like solvent properties with inherently high density which permits for more compact, scalable, portable, and reactive processes.  Supercritical fluid technology may also be utilized in compact, portable next-generation process technology that reduce reliance upon energy intensive and polluting mediums ranging from extraction of medicinal components from plants to the production of biohydrogen.  Projects are sponsored by the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, the National Science Foundation, and Kettering University    

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Supercritical fluid technologies, high pressure and temperature reaction process prototypes and control system design and fabrication, Extraction of medically active chemicals from plants, Biodiesel production, Supercritical water partial oxidation, Reformation technologies, Process modeling and simulation

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 Active Grants

“MRI: Acquisition of a CHNSO Elemental Determinator to Support Multidisciplinary Applied Research,” National Science Foundation, NSF Grant Number CBET-1228432, PI: Dr. Jonathan Wenzel, Co-PI’s: Drs. L. Wang, S. Nartker, J. Aurandt, M. Rabago-Smith. 9/1/2012-8/31/2014

“Non-catalytic reactions producing phenol from aromatic hydrocarbons using hydrogen peroxide and supercritical and subcritical water,” American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, PRF Award Number 52948-UNI9, PI: Dr. Jonathan Wenzel. 1/1/2013-8/13/2015

Supercritical fluid extraction and evaluation of antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory agents from grape stems, pomegranate, walnut hulls, and local flora,” Kettering University Faculty Fellowship, PI: Dr. Jonathan Wenzel, Chemical Engineering Co-PI’s: Dr. Michelle Ammerman and Cheryl Samaniego, Applied Biology; Dr. Lihua Wang and Dr. Ali Zand, Chemistry. 9/27/2013-6/30/2014.

“Production of biodiesel in a compact reactor from soybean oil using a naturally-derived acid catalyst and supercritical methanol,” Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, PI: Dr. Jonathan Wenzel, Chemical Engineering Co-PI: Dr. Ali Zand, Chemistry. 4/1/2014-3/31/2015

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U.S. Patents

Lee, S., Lanterman, H., Sardesai, A., Wenzel, J., Marshall, B., Yen, J., Amin-Sanayei, A., Moucharik, M.  Polymerization of Vinylidene Fluoride (VF2) in a Supercritical Fluid Medium.  U.S. Patent Number 7,091,288 issued August 15, 2006.
  

Refereed Articles

1.       Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Experimental P-T-r measurements of carbon dioxide and 1,1-difluoroethene mixtures.  Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data 2005, 50, 774-776.
2.       Lee, S., Lanterman, H., Wenzel, J., Picou, J.  Noncatalytic reformation of JP-8 fuel in supercritical water for production of hydrogen.  Energy Sources 2009, 31, 1750-1758.
3.       Lee, S., Lanterman, H., Picou, J., Wenzel, J.  Kinetic modeling of JP-8 reforming by supercritical water.  Energy Sources 2009, 31, 1813-1821.
4.       Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Hydrogen production by noncatalytic autothermal reformation of aviation fuel using supercritical water.  Energy and Fuels 2009, 23, 6089-6094.
5.       Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Niemoeller, A., Lee, S.  A kinetic model based on the sequential reaction mechanism for the noncatalytic reformation of jet fuel in supercritical water.  Energy Sources: Part A 2011, 33, 785-794.
 

Articles in Proceedings

  1. Lee, S., Lanterman, H., Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Factor, M., Leavitt, L.  Global kinetics of supercritical water reformation of JP-8 fuels.  Preprints-American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry  2006, 51,487-490.
  2. Lee, S., Lanterman, H., Wenzel, J., Edwards, N., Adams, A., Wootton, J., Garcia, A.  Noncatalytic direct reformation of JP-8 fuel in supercritical water.  Preprints-American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry  2006, 51, 521-523
  3. Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Factor, M., Lee, S.  Kinetics of supercritical water reformation of ethanol to hydrogen.  In Energy Materials, 2007 Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology Conference, Greyden Press: Columbus, OH, 2007.
  4. Lee, S., Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Stever, M., Putta, S., Bouquet, J, Henthorn, K., Ludlow, D., Retzloff, D, Lanterman, B.  Hydrogen generation via novel supercritical water reformation technology.  Missouri Energy Summit Proceedings, University of Missouri Press:  Columbia, MO, 2009, 54-58.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Liu, H., Lee, Y. Wenzel, J.  High-pressure compaction of municipal solid waste to form an upgraded fuel for co-firing at power plants.  Pipeline and Environmental Engineering for the Next Millennium.  Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.  July 23-26, 2000.
  2. Wenzel, J. and Lee, S.  Binary Interaction Parameters for Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and Vinylidene Difluoride.  AIChE 2003 Spring National Meeting.  Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.  March 30-April 3, 2003.
  3. Vincent, L., Mabusela, W., Folk, W., Weitz, F., Rottinghaus, G., Mawhinney, T., Khan, I., Lee, S., Wenzel, J., Applequist, W., Gqaleni, N., Johnson,  Q.  Ethnobotanical studies of artemisia afra jacq. ex willd. (african wormwood).  2007 Missouri Life Science Week Poster Session.  Conference, Columbia, Missouri.  April 16-20, 2007.
  4. Wenzel, J., Niemoeller, A., Stever, M., Lee, S.  Kinetics of reforming ethanol into hydrogen in a supercritical water medium.  AIChE 2007 Fall National Meeting.  Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.  November 4-9, 2007.
  5. Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Free radical polymerization of 1,1-difluoroethene in a supercritical carbon dioxide medium.  AIChE 2007 Fall National Meeting.  Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.  November 4-9, 2007.
  6. Factor, M., Lanterman, H., Wenzel, J., Lee, S.  Use of haynes alloy 230 for supercritical water reactorsAIChE 2007 Fall National Meeting.  Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.  November 4-9, 2007.
  7. Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Autothermal non-catalytic reformation of jet fuel in a supercritical water medium.  AIChE 2007 Fall National Meeting.  Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.  November 4-9, 2007.
  8. Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Lee, S.  Control of ethanol dehydration in the supercritical water reforming of ethanol into hydrogen.  AIChE 2008 Spring National Meeting.  Conference, New Orleans.  April 6-10, 2008.
  9. Stever, M., Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Putta, S., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Effects of pressure above and below the pure water critical pressure on coke compositions in Jet-A reformation to hydrogen.  AIChE 2008 Spring National Meeting.  Conference, New Orleans. April 6-10, 2008.
  10. Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Kinetics of noncatalytic water gas shift reaction in a supercritical water medium.  AIChE 2008 Spring National Meeting.  Conference, New Orleans.  April 6-10, 2008.
  11. Putta, S., Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  Hydrogen conversion by reformation of jet fuel in a supercritical water medium—effects of the water-to-fuel feed ratio on the conversion.  AIChE 2008 Spring National Meeting.  Conference, New Orleans.  April 6-10, 2008.
  12. Wenzel, J., Lanterman, H., Lee, S.  The kinetics of tert-butyl-peroxy-acetate initiated polymerization of 1,1-difluoroethene in a supercritical carbon dioxide medium.  AIChE 2008 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Philadelphia.  November 16-21, 2008.
  13. Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Lee, S.  Thermal effects of non-catalytic supercritical water partial oxidation of mid-distillate hydrocarbon fuels.  AIChE 2008 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Philadelphia.  November 16-21, 2008.
  14. Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Stever, M., Bouquet, J., Lee, S.  Reformation of sucrose in supercritical water.  AIChE 2008 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Philadelphia.  November 16-21, 2008.
  15. Bouquet, J., Picou, J., Stever, M., Wenzel, J., Lee, S., Lim, T., Lee, B.  The Effects of Space Time upon the Supercritical Water Reformation of Glycerol.  AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Nashville.  November 8-13, 2009.
  16. Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Stever, M., Bouquet, J., Lee, S.  Effects and Roles of Air Feed On the Noncatalytic Gasification of Jet Fuel in Supercritical Water.  AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Nashville.  November 8-13, 2009.
  17. Picou, J., Wenzel, J., Stever, M., Bouquet, J., Lee, S.  Synthesis Gas Production by Noncatalytic Reforming of Glycerin in Supercritical Water: Effect of Reaction Temperature.  AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Nashville.  November 8-13, 2009.
  18. Wenzel, J., Picou, J., Lanterman, H., Tschannen, R., Lee, S.  Control of C2-Hydrocarbon Formation in the Supercritical Water Reformation of Jet Fuel.  AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Nashville.  November 8-13, 2009.
  19. Bouquet, J.; Stever, M.; Picou, J.; Wenzel, J.; Tschannen, R.; Lee, S.  The Effects of Temperature upon the Supercritical Water Reformation of Alcohols for Hydrogen Productions.  AIChE 2010 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Salt Lake City.  November 7-12, 2010.
  20. Rabago-Smith, M.; Wenzel, J.; Meredith, S.; Holcomb, P.; Zand, A.  Enzymatic Reactions at High Pressures.  43rd ACS Central Regional Meeting.  Conference, Dearborn, Michigan.  June 5-9, 2012.
  21. Wenzel, J.; Hernandez de la Pena, L.  Reaction Kinetics for the Production of Hydrogen from Bioethanol in an Inconel 625 Reactor from 600 to 700°C.  AIChE 2012 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Pittsburg.  October, 28-November 2, 2012.
  22. Wenzel, J.; Rabago-Smith, M.; Zand, A.; Holcomb, P.  Non-catalytic reactions producing phenol from benzene with hydrogen peroxide and water at near and supercritical water conditions.   AIChE 2012 Annual Meeting.  Conference, Pittsburg.  October, 28-November 2, 2012.
  23. Wenzel, J.; Maricq, E.; Stogsdill, M.; Zand, A.  Evaluation of ascorbic acid and acetic acid as catalysts in the transesterfication of virgin soybean oil.  AIChE 2013 Annual Meeting.  Conference, San Francisco.  November 3-8, 2013.
  24. Wenzel, J.; Beck, B.; Rodgerson, T.; Seeley, S.  Use of pre-laboratory orientation and safety videos for the landolt iodine clock reaction experiment in undergraduate reaction engineering.  AIChE 2013 Annual Meeting.  Conference, San Francisco.  November 3-8, 2013.
  25. Wenzel, J.; DeCrane, S.; Wang, L.; Zand, A.  Supercritical fluid extraction of polyphenolic compounds from pomegranate peels.  AIChE 2013 Annual Meeting.  Conference, San Francisco.  November 3-8, 2013.
  26. Maricq, E.; Wenzel, J.; Zand, A.  Production phenol by partial oxidation of benzene in supercritical water, effects of temperature and benzene feed ratio.  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters.  Meeting, Rochester, Michigan.  February 28, 2014.
  27. Tibbs, M.; Shaffer, A.; Ammerman, M.; Zand, A.; Samaniego, C.; Wang, L.; Wenzel; J.  Evaluation of Antioxidant Properties of Supercritical Fluid Extraction Products of Grape Stems.   Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters.  Meeting, Rochester, Michigan.  February 28, 2014.

 

Invited Lectures and Seminars

  1. Invited Talk on “A look into the world of earning an advanced degree in chemical engineering,” AIChE Missouri University of Science and Technology Student Affiliate Chapter, Rolla, Missouri, March 18, 2009.
  2. Invited Seminar on “Hydrogen production from ethanol and crude ethanol beer via non-catalytic supercritical water reformation,” Missouri University of Science and Technology Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate Student Seminar, Rolla, Missouri, April 7, 2009.
  3. Invited Seminar on “Hydrogen production from ethanol and crude ethanol” University of Arkansas Department of Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Seminar, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 4, 2010.
  4. Invited Seminar on “Reformation of hydrocarbons for fuel cell applications using supercritical fluid technologies,” Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, October 5, 2011.
  5. Invited Seminar on “Green production of chemicals using high pressure fluids in pilot plants,” Distinguished Faculty Speaker Series, Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, October 18, 2012.
  6. Invited Seminar on “Research and education in Michigan’s newest chemical engineering program,” Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Midland, Michigan, March 13, 2013.
  7. Invited Seminar on “Analysis of supercritical fluid extraction of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds from grape stems and pomegranate by FRAP, ORAC, and COX assays,” Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, October 29, 2013.

 

Posters

  1. Wenzel, J.; Rabago-Smith, M.; Zand, A.; Stovall, D.; Holcomb, P.  Low impact chemical processing and production using supercritical fluids.  Celebrate Kettering Achievement Exposition.  Meeting, Flint, Michigan.  April 20, 2012.
  2. Holcomb, P.; Wenzel, J.; Rabago-Smith, M.; Zand, A.  Production of phenol for plastics non-catalytically using supercritical water and hydrogen peroxide.  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters.  Meeting, Holland, Michigan.  March 22, 2013.
  3. DeCrane, S.; Wenzel, J.; Zand, A.; Wang, L.  Antioxidant properties of extracted phenolic compounds from grape stems using supercritical fluids.  246th American Chemical Society National Meeting.  Meeting, Indianapolis, September 8-12, 2013.
  4. Samaniego, C.; Wang, L.; Wenzel, J.; Ammerman, M.; Nelson, L.; Tibbs, M.; Ketchum, K.; Zand, A.  Determination of antioxidant activities of superheated ethanol extracts of grape stems.  248th American Chemical Society National Meeting.  Meeting, San Francisco, August 10-14, 2014. 

 

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Manager/Educator Cooperative Education 1700 University Ave
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Previously a member of IT's Applications group for more than twelve years, Donna transferred to the Office of PR & Communications in April 2012 as Kettering University's first webmaster. Donna's responsibilities include overseeing the construction and maintenance of the Kettering web pages, suggesting and implementing design changes, and overseeing the establishment of and adherence to standards policies. She also facilitates communication with all content editors to ensure the web reflects the standards of Kettering and provides end user support for web page creation.

Donna's experience includes twelve years as a senior system administrator with primary support for Blackboard. Prior to that she spent ten years as a publications editor and staff writer.

Donna received her bachelor's degree in Communications, with a minor in Marketing, from the University of Dayton. She also obtained a BSEE from Kettering University.

Her current community service activities tenure as a Flushing AYSO board member for 7 years serving as scheduler, concession stand director, field coordinator and webmaster. Donna is an active volunteer for Flushing school activities.

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