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James Vrentas

Dow Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

Office: 8B Thomas Building


Phone: 814-863-4808

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Diffusion, fluid mechanics, transport phenomena, polymer science and applied mathematics.



The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

119 Greenberg Complex

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574