Faculty Profiles

Jennings, Paul

Associate Professor
Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences

Educational Background

Ph.D. University of Illinois 1975

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, (1975-1978.

Assistant / Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering / Chemical and Environmental Engineering / Chemical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, 1979-present.

Current Research

Development of a novel membrane separation process to remove and concentrate trace gases, such as carbon dioxide in air (primarily for applications to spacecraft atmospheres) and hydrogen sulfide in natural gas.

Use of ion exchange to recover phosphate ions from acidic industrial waste water streams resulting from processing of phosphate ore.

Development of a novel biological reactor to produce algae for use as feed in aquaculture systems.

Selected Publications

Parrish, C.F., Lueck, D.E., and Jennings, P.A.. 2001. Buffer Gas Acquisition and Purification, Proceedings of the Space Technology & Applications International Forum - 2001, Albuquerque, NM, Feb.11-15, 2001

Jennings, P.A., M.S.H. Bader and A.A. Alsaygh. 1993. Separation of Organic Solutes from Water by Low Pressure Reverse Osmosis, J. Environ. Sci. and Health, Part A -- Environ. Sci. and Eng. A28(8): 1669-1687.

Jennings, P.A., E.S.K. Chian and V.L. Snoeyink. 1976. A Theorectical Model for submerged Biological Filter, Biotechnol. Bioeng. 18(9): 1249-1273.