Dr. Fateme Rezaei has been named the Linda and Bipin Doshi Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Missouri S&T. She began her new role on Sept. 1.
Rezaei is known internationally as a carbon-capture expert with a focus on clean energy and sustainable chemical processes. She is leading a $1.7 million, NSF-funded research project to develop a system to help decarbonize the cement industry. She was recently elected to the International Adsorption Society Board of Directors for a six-year term.
Earlier this year, the journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research featured Rezaei in its 2021 Class of Influential Researchers. She also received a 2021 Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society’s Women Chemists Committee and serves as an associate editor of the American Chemical Society’s journal Energy & Fuels. She received the 2020 UM System President’s Award for Career Excellence – Early Career.
Rezaei joined S&T in 2014. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Shiraz University in Iran and a dual-award Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and Lulea University of Technology in Sweden.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of approximately 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.