Last updated: Jul 15, 2013

About George E. Klinzing

George E. Klinzing is the Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1959 and was awarded a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1963. He has spent his career researching materials processing, specifically pneumatic conveying. Administrative interests revolve around fostering an environment of collaboration, support, and encouragement for research faculty, staff, and students. Activities include yearly trips with faculty to visit federal agency officials in Washington, D.C. counseling researchers in their innovation commercialization efforts and overseeing policy initiatives aimed at creating fair and equitable collaboration among Pitt researchers, industry, and government. He has given over 225 technical presentations at professional meetings, universities, and industries both nationally and internationally, and has advised 25 Ph.D. students and 54 M.S. students. Two (2) books on Pneumatic Conveying.

Appointments
Vice Provost for Research, University of Pittsburgh (1995-present)
Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (1966-present)
Assistant Professor, Ecuador Project, University of Pittsburgh (1963-66)

Professional Affiliations
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Society for Engineering Education
International Freight Pipeline Society
Sigma Xi
Particle Technology Forum -- AIChE
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Honors
Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
McAfee Award from the local section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Gary Leach AlChE Award for Leadership and Service (2006)
AlChE Particle Technology Forum, Lifetime Achievement Award (2004)
Invited Speaker, Nisshin Engineering Conference (NEPTIS) on Electrostates in Powder Processing, Kyoto, Japan (1994)
Western Electric Teaching Award (1980)
Whiteford Energy Professorship, (1990–present)
Holder of three U.S. patents and seven U.S. copyrights

Personal Birthday: Dr. George E. Klinzing was born on March 22, 1938.March 22 (79 Years) Place of Birth: Dr. George E. Klinzing was born in United States.United States

Professional Experience 4 Years / 4 MonthDr. George E. Klinzing has 4 years and 4 month professional experience in one position.

  • 2013/04 - today (4 Years / 4 Month)
    Professor, Vice Provost for Research (Full-time employee)Dr. George E. Klinzing works for University of Pittsburgh as Professor since April 2013.

    University of Pittsburgh

Publications 7Dr. George E. Klinzing wrote 7 publications

  • Flow Through Bends and Acceleration Zones in Pneumatic Conveying Systems [Flow Through Bends and Acceleration Zones in Pneumatic Conveying Systems was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:5 Num:4 Page:769

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1985/01 (32 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Expert System for the Selection of Feeders for Pneumatic Conveying [Expert System for the Selection of Feeders for Pneumatic Conveying was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:10 Num:2 Page:149

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1990/01 (27 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Some Observations on Pickup and Saltation Velocities in Pneumatic Conveying [Some Observations on Pickup and Saltation Velocities in Pneumatic Conveying was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:5 Num:1 Page:13

    Germany, 1993/01 (24 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Minimum Conveying Velocity in Horizontal Pneumatic Transport and the Pickup and Saltation Mechanisms of Solid Particles [Minimum Conveying Velocity in Horizontal Pneumatic Transport and the Pickup and Saltation Mechanisms of Solid Particles was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Bulk Solids Handling Vol:14 Num:3 Page:541

    Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 1994/01 (23 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Pneumatic Conveying Operations [Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Pneumatic Conveying Operations was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:6 Num:2 Page:151

    Germany, 1994/01 (23 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Material Properties and Pneumatic Conveying [Material Properties and Pneumatic Conveying was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:12 Num:1 Page:57

    Germany, 2000/01 (17 Years / 7 Month ago)

  • Increase of System Capacity by Using a Flow Enhancer [Increase of System Capacity by Using a Flow Enhancer was written by Dr. George E. Klinzing in Englishen]

    at: Powder Handling & Processing Vol:12 Num:1 Page:7-10

    Germany, 2000/01 (17 Years / 7 Month ago)

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