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Director, NSF-IGERT on Integrated Biorefining
Department of Chemical Engineering, 210 Ross Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849-5127
Dr. Mario Eden is the Department Chair and Joe T. & Billie Carole McMillan Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Auburn University. His main areas of expertise include process design, integration and optimization, as well as molecular synthesis and product design. His group focuses on the development of systematic methodologies for process and product synthesis, design, integration, and optimization. He has published 2 edited books and 115 refereed papers/book chapters and contributed 361 presentations at national/international meetings, including 53 invited lectures/seminars.
Dr. Eden is the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award (2006), the Auburn Engineering Alumni Council Junior Faculty Research Award (2006), the William F. Walker Superior Teaching Award (2007), the Fred H. Pumphrey Teaching Award for Excellence (2009 and 2011), the SGA Award for Outstanding Faculty Member in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering (2009 and 2011), the Outstanding Faculty Member in the Department of Chemical Engineering (2009, 2011, 2013, and 2014), the Auburn Engineering Alumni Council Senior Faculty Research Award (2012), and the William F. Walker Merit Teaching Award (2014). As one of the founding members of Auburn University’s Center for Bioenergy and Bioproducts, Dr. Eden and his collaborators received the AU President’s Outstanding Collaborative Units Award (2012). At the 2009 Foundations of Computer Aided Process Design (FOCAPD), he was honored with the Best Faculty Contribution Award. Dr. Eden was selected to participate in the 2010 National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. He was awarded the 2014 AIChE Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division Outstanding Young Researcher Award and is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Auburn University Creative Research and Scholarship Award (the highest recognition for research at Auburn University).
Dr. Eden received his M.Sc. (1999) and Ph.D. (2003) degrees from the Technical University of Denmark, both in Chemical Engineering. He has been an active member of the process systems engineering community for more than 15 years. Dr. Eden is a Director of the CAST Division of AIChE and a Trustee of Computer Aids for Chemical Engineering (CACHE) Corporation. Dr. Eden was also selected to co-chair the 2014 Foundations of Computer Aided Process Design (FOCAPD) conference and is serving as Co-Chair of the 2018 Process Systems Engineering conference (PSE 2018). He is a co-founder of the PSE for SPEED (Sustainable Product Process Engineering, Evaluation and Design) company.
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