Catalysis and Membranes Research Laboratory
Rownaghi Group
Dr. Rownaghi

Ali Rownaghi, PhD

Office: 210-Q Bertelsmeyer Hall
Phone: (573) 341-7730
Mailing Address:
Department of Chemical and biochemical Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
1101 North State Street
Rolla, MO 65409-1230


Courses Taught

Awards, Honors, Editorial Boards

Invited Lectures

  1. ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, TX, December 2013
  2. UOP-Honeywell Chemical Company, Des Plaines, IL, April 2013
  3. Johnson Matthey, Savannah, GA, March 2012
  4. A Symposium on the Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Fuels, ATRC-OSU, Stillwater, OK, USA, August 2011
  5. Seminar, Department of Chemical Technology, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden, October 2010
  6. The Third International Symposium on Novel Carbon Resource Sciences: Advanced Materials, Processes and Systems toward CO2 Mitigation (3rd NCRS), Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, November 2009
  7. Seminar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, May 2008


  1. AIChE Annual Meeting (AIChE 2013), Atlanta, GA, USA, November 2014
  2. AIChE Annual Meeting (AIChE 2013), Hilton San Francisco Union Square-San Francisco, CA, USA, November 2013
  3. AIChE Annual Meeting (AIChE 2012), David L. Lawrence Convention Center-Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 2012
  4. AIChE Annual Meeting (AIChE 2011), Minneapolis Convention Center-Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 2011
  5. Biofuels Research: EPSCoR Annual State Conference, Norman, OK, USA,April 2011
  6. 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting (AIChE 2010), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA,November 2010
  7. 8th World Congress of Engineering (WCCE8), Montreal, Canada, August 2009
  8. 12th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering (12th APCChE), Dalian, China, August 2008
  9. International Catalysis Conference (ICC 2008), Tehran, Iran, April 2008
  10. 11th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering (11th APCChE), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 2006
  11. 17th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2006), Prague, Czech Republic, August 2006

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