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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Joe W. Hightower
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 
e-mail:jhigh@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. (1959) Harding University
  • M.S. (1961) The Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D. (1963) The Johns Hopkins University
 
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Research Areas
 Kinetics, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Adsorption, Reactor Engineering
 
Presentations
 Other
 

"Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis." Industrial Short Course, University of Houston; Houston, TX. (1/12-13/98) With J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, V. Weekman

 
 

"Applications of Heterogeneous Catalysis." Industrial Short Course, University of Houston; Houston, TX. (5/20-21/98) With J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, V. Weekman

 
 

"Selective Hydrogenation: Olefin Purification." Backend Acetylene Hydrogenation Research Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas. (08/11/98)

 
 

"Tracer Studies of Acidic Oxide Catalysts: A Limited Review." American Chemical Society - National Meeting, Boston, MA. (08/27/98)

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 National Award in Petroleum Chemistry, American Chemical Society (1973)

 Elected Member, National Council Committee on Committees, Americal Chemical Society (1997-2000)

 Honor Scroll, Texas Institute of Chemists (1986)

 National Distinguished Alumus Award, Alpha Chi (National Honor Scholarship Society) (1997)

 Local Chapter Councilor, 25 years, American Chemical Society (1975-1999)