Prof. Ake Rasmuson

Professor Ake Rasmuson

Professor of Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
University of Limerick
Role in SSPC: Strand 2 Co-Lead, PI
Office: MSG010

University of Limerick
Qualifications: 
  • M.Sc., Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
  • Ph.D, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, 1984          
Research Interests: 
  • Fundamentals of crystallization: solid-liquid phase equilibrium, nucleation, crystal growth and agglomeration
  • Modelling and control of crystillization processes
  • Hydrodynamics and mixing in agitated tanks
  • Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals
  • Particle design and technology
  • Micro reactor based technologies
  • Energy conservation in waste water treatment-production of biogas

Short Bio
Professor Åke Rasmuson Is a Professor of Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Engineering at the University of Limerick, Ireland. His research interests include the fundamentals of crystallisation; solid-liquid phase equilibrium, particle design and technology and modelling and control of crystallisation processes.
Professor Rasmuson has consulted with several global industry partners, including AstraZeneca and Nycomed and has co-authored 30 reports on industrial cooperation with 19 different companies.

Publications
Professor Rasmuson is the author of 200 publications and has been cited > 2,200 times.In 2015, he was awarded the Material & Surface Science Institute (MSSI), University of Limerick Research Award for most Web of Science Journal Papers published in 2014 with impact factor greater than 1.5.  This was his 3rd consecutive award.

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