Prof. Arturo J. Hernández-Maldonado, PhD

Education
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004
M.Eng., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1997
B.Sc., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1995

Professional Appointments
July 2010 – Present, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
July 2006 – June 2010, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
July 2004 – June 2006, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
September 2009 – Present, Honorary Fellow – Chemical and Biological Engineering Department University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
July 2006 – August 2009, Honorary Fellow – Material Science and Engineering Department University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Madison, WI August 2000 - July 2004, Research Assistant, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,MI
January 1997 - June 2000, Chemical Engineering Lecturer, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
June 1999 - June 2000, Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Laboratory Director, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez

Honors and Awards
2016 Great Minds in STEM HENAAC Professional Achievement Award
2016 Aerospace Startups Conference Honorific Mention Award
2013 and 2014 UPRM College of Engineering Distinguished Researcher
2006 - 2012 NSF-CAREER Award
2004 - 2005, 2005 - 2006, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2011, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Chemical Engineering Outstanding Professor
2004 NSF-EPSCoR Faculty Start-Up Award
2004 University of Michigan, College of Engineering Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award
2003 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Adsorption and Ion Exchange – American Institute of Chemical Engineers/Praxair
2003 ScholarPOWER Academic Award – University of Michigan/General Motors Corporation
2001 GEM PhD Fellowship - National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science
2000 Rackham/NSF Fellowship – University of Michigan/National Science Foundation

Research and Academic Interests
Research Interests: Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoporous Materials, Zeolites, Coordination Polymers, Metal Organic Frameworks, Nanoporous Composites, Advanced Adsorption Applications.
Teaching Interests: Transport Phenomena, Adsorption Engineering.

Current Courses (Fall 2017)
INQU 4002 - Mondays and Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:20 PM