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James Beckman

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6106
Biography

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Beckman is the Associate Chair for Chemical Engineering. His current research involves energy efficient Dewvaporation in the application to desalination of seawater, concentration of waste streams, CMP and Evaporation Pond reclamation , VOC removal of ground waters, fractionation of multi-component systems. ASU patents associated with dewvaporation are being commercialized. He has spent thirty years as an academic professor in the areas of process design, unit operations and simultaneous heat and mass transport phenomena, six years as a process engineer in the petroleum and chemical industry including R&D, design and plant operation and thirty years as a consultant in heat/mass transfer, distillation, crystallization and process engineering. Expertise Desalination and water reclamation distillation energy reduction Education 1976, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Arizona
1967, M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1966, B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research Activity
Fall 2017
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CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 792Research
CHE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
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CHE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
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CHE 592Research
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Fall 2016
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CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 792Research
CHE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
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CHE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
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CHE 462Process Design
Fall 2015
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CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 792Research
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Summer 2015
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CHE 795Continuing Registration
CHE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
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CHE 433Modern Separations
CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 599Thesis
CHE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
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CHE 211Intro to Chemical Processing
CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 599Thesis
CHE 792Research
CHE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
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CHE 211Intro to Chemical Processing
CHE 592Research
CHE 795Continuing Registration
CHE 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
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CHE 462Process Design
CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 795Continuing Registration
CHE 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
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CHE 592Research
CHE 792Research
Summer 2013
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CHE 211Intro to Chemical Processing
CHE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2013
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CHE 462Process Design
CHE 592Research
CHE 593Applied Project
CHE 795Continuing Registration
CHE 799Dissertation