David Dean

Graduate Research Assistant

Advised by Professor Jeffrey Miller

Professional Networks



  • Purdue University, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (2019 – Present)
  • University of Texas, Austin, B.S. Chemical Engineering (2015-2019)
  • Experience

    • Undergraduate research assistant, Allen Lab, University of Texas at Austin (2019)
    • Solvay Chemical: Oil and Gas Research Intern: The Woodlands, TX (2018)
    • LyondellBasell: Plant Process Engineer Co-op: Clinton, IA (2017)
    • Solvay Chemical: Process Engineering Intern: Pasadena, TX (2016,2017)


    • Dow Institute Scholarship – University of Texas at Austin (2015-2016)
    • Ross Fellowship – Purdue University (2019)

    Project Description

    My project involves the development of in-situ synchrotron X-ray characterization techniques for catalyst surfaces.

    Recent Publications