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Shell Chief Scientist Chemical Engineering
I am excited by the recent boom in the application of chemical process principles to solve energy-related problems. I believe experimentation is the key to discovery.
Joe Powell leads research in chemical engineering and process development for Shell. He works in programmes related to specialist chemicals, renewable energy, CO2 capture, and enhanced oil recovery and new materials.
His achievements in the process development field have been rewarded with more than 45 patents and several industry awards – most recently the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering Distinguished Achievement Award in 2009.
Shell Chief Scientist Joe Powell talks about how Shell is developing innovative technology to deliver the energy our customers need, make our operations more energy-efficient, offer products that help customers use less energy and manage CO2 emissions.
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These are associated with the roles he has in the American Institute of Chemical engineers (AiChE):
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