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Lauterbach, Jochen

Professor

Dr. Lauterbach is a well-known chemical engineer working in a variety of research areas in catalysis, including NOx abatement via SCR, and storage/reduction technology, direct epoxidation of ethylene and propylene, ammonia decomposition for hydrogen storage and generation, Fischer-Tropsch chemistry, CO2 reforming with methane, and CO2 hydrogenation.

Biographical Profile

College Engineering & Computing, College of
Department Chemical Engineering
Phone 803-777-7356
Tenure Status Tenured

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
Undergraduates and Graduates
Interest Keywords
Spectroscopy, heterogeneous catalysis, combinatorial catalysis, de-NOx, micelles synthesis, CO2 utilization
Institutional Focus Areas
Nanotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Future Fuels, Materials Research, Science and Engineering (Other), Business and Entrepeneurship
Personal Focus Areas
Catalysis, high-throughput screening,, NOx abatement, CO2 utilization, Synthesis of nano-particles

International Activity

International Activities
Yes
Type of Activity
Research, Study abroad
Countries
Germany, Australia
Extended Residence in Foreign Country
Yes (Germany)
Speaks Non-English Language
Yes (German, French)

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
1992 - 1994 Free University of Berlin & Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max-Planck-Society Berlin, Germany Dr. rer. nat. Physical Chemistry
1992 University of Bayreuth Bayreuth, Germany Technical Physics w/ minor in Business

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1994 - 1996 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Chemical Engineering Department, University of California at Santa Barbara
1996 - 2000 Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
2000 - 2002 Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
2002 Associate Director, Center for Catalytic Science and Technology (CCST)
2002 - 2005 Adjunct Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Purdue University
2002 - 2006 Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Delaware
2006 - 2010 Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Delaware
2010 Professor and Endowed Chair, Chemical Engineering Department, University of South Carolina
2010 Director, South Carolina Center of Economic Excellence for Strategic Environmental Approaches to Energy Production from Coal

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
Award Endowed Chair CoEE for Strategic Environmental Approaches to Electricity Production from Coal

Awarded Externally-Sponsored Funding(Past Seven Years)

COEE: Research Center of Economic Excellence for Strategic Environmental Approaches to Electricity Production from Coal (15510-JA75)
Sponsor:  SC CHE Endowed Chair Program/Santee Cooper
Total Requested:  $5,000,000
12/18/2007 - 12/31/2013
COEE: Research Center of Economic Excellence for Strategic Environmental Approaches to Electricity Production from Coal(A. Lauterbach Startup Account) (15510-JA88)
Sponsor:  SC CHE Endowed Chair Program/Santee Cooper
Total Requested:  $5,000,000
06/01/2010 - 05/31/2015
Fuel Flexible Durable Power For Portable Applications (15510-FB85)
Sponsor:  Engenuity/DARPA
Total Requested:  $3,099,776
Grant # 1000,09/24/2010 - 09/30/2011
Development of High-Temperature Gas Sensing Materials (15510-JB00)
Sponsor:  Emerald Endeavors, Inc
Total Requested:  $334,666
10/16/2012 - 03/15/2013
Liquid Fuel to Liquified Petroleum Gas - Fuel Flexibility and Mobility (15510-KA73)
Sponsor:  USC-City of Columbia Fuel Cell Collaborative
Total Requested:  $25,000
01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
High Throughput Catalyst Evaluation (15510-JB03)
Sponsor:  UOP, LLC
Total Requested:  $50,000
Grant # 13A1160,03/01/2013 - 12/31/2014
REU Site: Cradle to the Grave - CO2 Opportunities and Challenges (15510-FC33)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $343,143
Grant # EEC-1358931,04/01/2014 - 03/31/2017
CV last updated 06/15/2012 14:18 EDT
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