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Prof James A. Ritter

Carolina Distinguished Professor,
Univrsity of South Carolina

James A. Ritter

Location

United States

Industry

  • Academia

Job Function

  • Research, Academia

Bio

James A. Ritter, Ph.D., is the L. M. Weisiger Professor of Engineering and a Carolina Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina.

He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1989.

Professor Ritter has authored or coauthored over 142 peer-reviewed journal articles and holds two U. S. Patents in the areas of cyclic adsorption processes for gas separation and purification, hydrogen storage processes and materials, and magnetic field-enhanced processes for separations and targeted drug delivery.

He has served or is serving as a consultant for more than 20 companies, government agencies and national laboratories including ExxonMobil, Eastman Chemical, DOE, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, mainly in the area of cyclic adsorption process technology, especially pressure swing adsorption.

Professor Ritter was named a Fellow of the ACS in July 2012 and a Fellow of the AIChE in April 2013.

Education

SUNY Buffalo
Bachelor
Science
2000 To 2002

SUNY Buffalo
Doctorate
Chemical Engineering
1987 To 1989

SUNY Buffalo
Masters
Chemical Engineering
1983 To 1985

SUNY Buffalo
Bachelor
Chemical Engineering
1979 To 1983

Memberships

  • AIChE Fellow
  • Separations Division

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