Wang, Nien-hwa L

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Innovations

Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Method for the Purification of Complex Rare Earth Element Mixtures
2020-WANG-68877
  1. Chemical Engineering
Wang, Nien-hwa L
Efficient Rare Earth Element Recovery
2014-WANG-66915
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Materials and Manufacturing
Wang, Nien-hwa L
Environmentally Friendly Extraction of Rare Earth Elements and Other Chemicals from Coal Fly Ash
2016-WANG-67361
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Wang, Nien-hwa L
Converting Mixed Plastic Waste to Liquid Transportation Fuels
2020-WANG-69107
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Wang, Nien-hwa L
New Method for Separation of Rare Earth Elements
2018-WANG-68073
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Green Technology
Wang, Nien-hwa L
Method for Recycling Plastic Waste
2018-WANG-68066
  1. Green Technology
Wang, Nien-hwa L
Increased Proinsulin Yield Using Tandem Reagents
2014-WANG-66914
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Pharmaceuticals
Wang, Nien-hwa L

Details

Dr. Nien-Hwa Wang is the Maxine Spencer Nichols Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. She received her B.S. from National Taiwan University, M.S. from the University of Wyoming, and her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the American Institute for Chemical and Biological Engineering, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the National Academy of Inventors. She received the 2008 Violet Haas Award, which recognizes her contributions in facilitating the advancement of women. Dr. Wang's research interests focus on chemical and biochemical conversions and separations. The goals of her research are to develop novel and efficient technologies for producing the critical elements needed for clean technology and national security.

For additional information, visit Dr. Wang's personal webpage:
https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/people/ptProfile?resource_id=11518 or her research group website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/WangLab.