Elias I. Franses

Professor of Chemical Engineering

OTHR 1029C
Purdue University
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-4078 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 1979
Diploma Chemical Engineering, National Technical University, Athens, 1974
Ph.D, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1979

Research Group

Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Associates

  • Dr. Yung-Jih (Betty) Yang (co-advised with Professor Bryan Boudouris); 2017.

Graduate Students

  • Jaeyub Chung (co-advised with Professor Bryan Boudouris); 2015 to present.
  • An-Hsuan (Andy) Hsieh (co-advised with Professor David S. Corti); 2016-present.

Awards and Honors

Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 1999-2001.
Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award in Separations, by the AICHE, for Dr. Rahul B. Kasat, Ph.D. 2008; co-advised by Professors Nien-Hwa Linda Wang and Elias I. Franses.
Editor, Colloids and Surf. A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 1993 – 1996.