Zoltan Nagy

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Purdue University
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-0734 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 2012
B.S. Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, 1994
Ph.D. Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, 2001

Research Group

Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Associates

  • Andy Koswara
  • Qinglin Su

Graduate Students

  • David Acevedo
  • Sudarshan Ganesh (co-advised with Gintaras Reklaitis)
  • Yiqing Liu
  • Mariana Moreno (co-advised with Gintaras Reklaitis)
  • Joseph Olivia
  • Kanjakha Pal
  • Ramon Pena
  • Yang Yang

Awards and Honors

2011 - 3rd place "The innovator of the year award" of the 2011 IChemE Awards for Innovations and Excellence.
2010 - Runner up for the "The innovator of the year award" of the 2010 IChemE Awards for Innovations and Excellence.
2010 - Elected Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFChE) Crystallisation Working Party.
2009 - "Chemical Research Collaboration Success Award", Council for Chemical Research, USA, for the work "Process Analytical Technology for Pharmaceutical Crystallization" in collaboration with R.D. Braatz group, UIUC.
2008 - "Tudor Tanasescu Award of the Romanian Academy of Science"
2008 - "Journal of Process Control Best Paper Award"
2008 - "Control Engineering Practice Best Paper Award"
2008 - 18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering Best Paper Award
2007 - Royal Academy of Engineering and ExxonMobile Excellence in Teaching Award.
2005 - "IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award"
2003 - Automatica Outstanding Reviewer Award.
2012 - Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering
2011 - Associate Editor, Journal of Process Control.
2008 - Associate Editor, Control Engineering Practice.
2007 - Subject Editor (Pharmaceutical Engineering), Chemical Engineering Research and Design.