Wang, Nien-Hwa Linda

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Method for Recycling Plastic Waste
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Wang, Nien-Hwa Linda
Increased Proinsulin Yield Using Tandem Reagents
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Wang, Nien-Hwa Linda


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's research interests focus on chemical and biochemical separations. Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the American Institute for Chemical and Biological Engineering and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. In 2008, she received the Violet Haas Award, which recognizes effectively facilitating the advancement of women. The goals of her research are to understand the kinetics and equilibrium of competitive adsorption at liquid-solid interfaces and to develop novel, economical, large scale adsorption processes.

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