Fabio H. Ribeiro

R. Norris and Eleanor Shreve Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director, CISTAR

DLR 203 B
Hall for Discovery and Learning Research (DLR)
207 S. Martin Jischke Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-7799 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 2003
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Instituto Militar de Engenharia, Brazil, 1982
M.S. Chemistry, Instituto Militar de Engenharia, Brazil, 1984
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 1986
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 1989
Research Fellow: Catalytica Inc., Mountain View, California
Postdoctoral Fellow, U.C. Berkeley (Chemistry) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley

Research Group

Graduate Students

  • Jeremy Arvay
  • Richard S. Caulkins
  • James Harris (co-advised with Rajamani Gounder)
  • Casey Jones (co-advised with Rajamani Gounder)
  • Ishant K. Khurana
  • Trevor Lardinois (co-advised with Rajamani Gounder)
  • Cory A. Milligan
  • Garrett Mitchell
  • Ranga Rohit Seemakurthi (co-advised with Jeffrey Greeley)
  • Arthur J. Shih
  • Abhijit Talpade
  • Han-Ting Tseng

Awards and Honors

Herman Pines Award from the Catalysis Club of Chicago, 2015
AIChE Fellow, 2014
Purdue College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence on Research, 2014
Henry J. Albert Award from the International Precious Metals Institute, 2012
Editor, Journal of Catalysis
Chair, AIChE Catalysis & Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division, 2010