Introducing Graduate Students to the industrial Perspective


  • James B. Riggs Texas Tech University
  • R. Russell Rhineheart Texas Tech University


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Author Biographies

James B. Riggs, Texas Tech University

James B. Riggs is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MS and BS from the University of Texas at Austin. His primary research areas are process control and on-line optimization. He has published over fifty papers in technical journals and is the author of a numerical methods text for chemical engineers. He also has over five years industrial experience.

R. Russell Rhineheart, Texas Tech University

R. Russell Rhinehart is a Professor in the ChE Department at Texas Tech University. After receiving his BS in chemical engineering and his MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Maryland, he worked for thirteen years in industry before obtaining his PhD in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University. His research interests are in using computers to automate process management decisions.