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Mary Julia (Judy) Wornat

Dean, College of Engineering

Bert S. Turner Chair in Engineering

Robert Hughes Harvey Professor

William G. Reymond Professor

Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-5701
Fax: (225) 578-9162

Educational Background

ScD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988
SM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1981

Research Interests

  • Combustion
  • Energy utilization
  • Environmental pollutants
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Research Projects

  • High-temperature fuel-conversion processes such as pyrolysis and combustion
  • Formation of environmental pollutants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and soot
  • Supercritical fuel pyrolysis
  • Analytical techniques for the compositional determination of complex organic mixtures

Selected Publications