Dr Ben Freireich, PhD

Technical Director,
Particulate Solid Research, Inc.

Ben Freireich


United States


  • Other

Job Function

  • Research & Development


Ben Freireich is the Technical Director at Particulate Solid Research, Inc. (PSRI) and previously a Research Scientist in Engineering Sciences at The Dow Chemical Company in the Solids Processing Lab.  He obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University studying manufacturing processes involving solid materials (particles, powders, etc). 

At PSRI Ben guides member and contract research efforts executed by the technical staff. PSRI is a consortium-based research company with member companies across the globe that applies and generates fundamental research in the area particle technology with focus on fluidized systems.


Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Mechanical Engineering
To 2010

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Mechanical Engineering
To 2008

Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Mechanical Engineering
To 2006


  • AIChE Senior Member
  • Chicago Local Section
  • North American Mixing Forum
  • Particle Technology Forum
  • Process Development Division

Current Entity Roles

  • Particle Technology Forum (Officer) (Executive Committee (Industry), Frontiers in Particle Science & Tech. Co-Chair)

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