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Hanesian, Deran

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Email: deran.hanesian@njit.edu
Office: 374 Tiernan
Phone: 973-596-3597
Dept: Chem. Eng. Chem. Env. Sci.
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About Me

Professional Engineers Licenses

  • New York 033317-1
  • New Jersey GE23402  

Education

  • Cornell University, B.Ch.E., 1952.
  • Cornell University, Ph.D., 1961.

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Lower Division, Undergraduate Instruction, October 2004, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • NCE Excellence in Teaching Award, April 02, 2004, Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Chester F. Carlson Award for Innovation in Engineering Education, June 2003.
  • Robert W. Van Houten Award for Teaching Excellence, 2001, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Middle Atlantic Section,Outstanding Section Campus Representative, June 2001, Recruiting the Most ASEE Members for the Academic Year in the Section.
  • American Society of Engineering Education, National Award, Outstanding Section Campus Representative, June 2001, Recruiting the Most ASEE Members for the Academic Year in the United States.
  • NCE Innovation in Engineering Education Award (Joint with Dr. Angelo J. Perna), April 7, 2000, Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
  • Master Teacher – New Jersey Institute of Technology, Inaugural Award, October 4, 2000, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Middle Atlantic Section, Outstanding Section Campus Representative, April 17, 1999.
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Zone 1, Outstanding Zone Campus Representative, June 23, 1999.
  • Board of Overseers Public and Institute Service Award, September 22, 1999, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
  • Armenian Students Association of America (ASA), The Dickran H. Kabakjian
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Science, June 13, 1998.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Lower Division, Undergraduate Instruction, October 1998, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Middle Atlantic Section, Distinguished Teaching Award, 1997.
  • American Society of Engineering Education, John Fluke Award for Excellence in Laboratory Instruction, June 1994.
  • Inaugural Award for “Outstanding Professional Development by a Tenured Faculty Member”, September 1994, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
  • Chemical Engineering Diamond Jubilee Award, New Jersey Institute of Technology, September 1994.
  • Centennial Certificate Award, American Society of Engineering Education, June 1993.
  • Visiting Professor and Acting Deputy Director, Center for Plastics Recycling Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Sept. 1989-August 1990.
  • American Society of Engineering Education, Middle-Atlantic AT&T Foundation Award for Excellence in Instruction of Engineering Students, 1986.
  • Visiting Professor, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute [The State Engineering University of Armenia], Yerevan, Armenia, July-October, 1983.
  • Senior Fulbright-Hays Grant to Soviet Armenia, Spring-Summer, 1982, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute, Yerevan, Armenian SSR, USSR
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) grant, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg, 1981-82 (declined for Senior Fulbright-Hays grant.)Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Fall 1981.
  • Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Fall 1981.
  • Elected to Fellow Grade and Emeritus Member, American Institute of ChemicalEngineers
  • Elected to Fellow Grade and Life Member, American Society of Engineering Education
  • Robert W. Van Houten Award for Teaching Excellence, 1977, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Courses I Teach

CHEMCL PROC CALCULATIONS I
CHEM ENGINEER THERMODYNAMICS I
CHEMICAL PROCESS CALCULTNS II
RESEARCH & INDEP STUDY
RESEARCH & INDEP STUDY
MASTERS THESIS
MASTERS THESIS

Research Interests

  • Chemical reaction engineering and kinetics
  • Pollution prevention and abatement
  • In situ soil remediation
  • Plastics recycling.
  • Undergraduate Research Experience

Research Patents

Hanesian, D., Perna, A. J., Schuring, J.R., and Fernandez, H.J., “Apparatus and Method for In Situ Removal of Contaminants Using Sonic Energy”, Patent Number 5,984,578, Date of Issue, November 16,1999, File Date, April 11, 1997 (Reference 715-1-078, Klauber and Jackson).


Technical Publications

Kallem, H., Boland, T., Hanesian, D., Perna, A. J., “ A Field Study Coupling Soil Fracturing and Sonic Energy for Enhancing the In Situ Removal of Volatile Organic Compounds from Soil in the Vadose Zone”, Symposium 7, Environmental Protection, Proceedings of the Third Joint China/USA Chemical Engineering Conference (CuChE-3), September 25-28, 2000, Beijing, China Fernandez, H., Hanesian, D., Perna, A.J., Schuring, J.R., “Coupling Sonic Devices with Soil Fracturing for In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Soil”, Part I, Exploratory Studies, Proceedings of the XVIII Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, P.R., December 6- 10, 1998, San Juan, Puerto Rico Fernandez, H.J., Hanesian, D., Perna, A.J., and Schuring, J.R., “Remediation of Volatile Organic Compounds from Low Permeability Soils by Coupling Pneumatic Fracturing and Ultrasound in the Vadose Zone”, Proceedings of the Joint Conference on the Environment, Hazardous Substance Research Center, Central/South and Southwest (HSRC/S and SW) and the Waste Management Education and Research Consortium at the University of New Mexico, (WERC), Albuquerque, NM, April 22-24, 1997. Fernandez, H.J., Hanesian, D., Perna, A.J., and Schuring, J.R., “A Coupled Ultrasonic-Pneumatic Fracturing Process For In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Soils, Proceedings of the 214th American Chemical Society Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7-11, 1997. Fernandez, H.J., Hanesian, D., Perna, A.J., and Schuring, J.R., “Coupling Pneumatic Fracturing and Ultrasound for the Remediation of Volatile Organic Compounds from Low Permeability Soils”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Hazardous Materials Managers, CACHMM-NJ), October 6, 1997, Atlantic City, N Fernandez, H., DiBiase, V., Hanesian, D., Perna, A.J., and Schuring, J.R., “Ultrasonic Enhancement for In-Situ Remediation of Contaminated Soil”, Proceedings of the Joint Conference on the Environment, Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Hazardous Substance Research Center of Kansas State University and the Waste Management Education and Research Consortium at the University of New Mexico, (HSRC/WERC), Albuquerque, NM, May 14, 1996. Shatynski, J.J. and Hanesian, Deran, “Adiabatic Kinetic Studies of the Cytidine/Acetic Anhydride Reaction by Utilizing Temperature versus Time Data, Ind. Eng. Chem. Research, Vol. 31, No. 4, 594-599, (1993) 

Educational Publications

Carpinelli, John, Perna, Angelo J. and Hanesian, Deran, “Best Practices in Freshman Engineering Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2005), July 25-29, 2005, Gliwice, Poland Carpinelli, John D., Burr-Alexander, Levelle, Hanesian, Deran, Kimmel, Howard and Sodhi, Rajpal S., “The Pre-Engineering Instructional and Outreach Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2004), October 16-21, 2004, Gainesville, Florida, USA. Hanesian, Deran, Burr-Alexander, Levelle, Kimmel, Howard, Kisutcza, Joseph and Tomkins, Reginald P. T., “Integrating Chemical Engineering as a Vehicle to Enhance High School Science Instruction”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, ASEE, Session 2113, June 22, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah Hanesian, Deran, Burr-Alexander, Levelle, Cano, Rosa, Kimmel, Howard, McCloud, Muldrow, Diana, Perna, Angelo J., and Tomkins, Reginald P. T., “Impact of K-16 Programs at New Jersey Institute of Technology on STEM”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, ASEE, Session 1170, June 21, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hanesian, Deran, Burr-Alexander, Lavelle, Kimmel, Howard, Kisutcza, Joseph and Tomkins, Reginald P. T., “Integrating Chemical Engineering into High School Science Classrooms”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, ASEE, Session 2213, June 24, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee. Hanesian, D., and Perna, A. J., “Outreach K-16 Programs to Enhance Diversity in the Science and Engineering Fields”, Paper 0065, Parallel Session 2, Stream Number 5, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2002), August 19, 2002, Manchester, England, UK. Hanesian, Deran and Valyo, Judy, “NJIT’S Fundamentals of Engineering Design and County College Transfers”, Proceedings of the Fourth Regional Conference on Innovations on Teaching and Learning, “A Millennium Event”, April 06, 2001, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. Hanesian, D., and Perna, A. J., “Introducing Students In Grades K-12 To Science and Engineering Through Experimental Laboratory Measurements”, Paper 165, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2001), August 06, 2001, Oslo, Norway. Briller, V., Hanesian, D. and Perna, A. J., “An Assessment Study On Replacing The Engineering Graphics Course With The Fundamentals Of Engineering Design Course”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, ASEE, Session 2553, June 26, 2001, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hanesian, D., and Perna, A. J., “An Interdisciplinary Collaborative Approach In Teaching Freshman Engineering Design”, Paper 166, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2001), August 06, 2001, Oslo, Norway. Hanesian, D. and Perna, A. J., “A Developed Program to Introduce Students from Underrepresented Groups to Chemical Engineering Through Experimental Measurements", Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, September 23 –27, 2001, Melbourne, Australia. Hanesian, D. and Perna, A. J., “Enhancing the Chemical Engineering Curriculum by Introducing Freshmen Engineering Design”, Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, September 23 –27, 2001, Melbourne, Australia. Hanesian, D. and Perna, A. J., “The Use of Undergraduate Research Experiential Programs for Promoting the Path to Advanced Degrees”, Session S3A, Proceedings of the 31st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 10-13, 2001, Reno, Nevada Hanesian, Deran and Perna, Angelo J., “ A Freshman Engineering Design Course- The New Jersey Institute of Technology Experience”, Practical Solutions for Real Problems, Proceedings of the First Regional Teaching, Learning and Technology Conference, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lancaster Campus, April 14-15, 2000, Lancaster, PA. Hanesian, D., and Perna, A. J., “A Change in the Freshman Engineering Education Paradigm: Bringing Engineering Design Up-Front in the Curriculum”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2000), August 14-16, 2000, Taipei, Taiwan 

Refereed Educational Research Book Chapters

Hanesian, Deran and Perna, Angelo J., “New Jersey Institute of Technology K-16 Programs to Increase Diversity in the Technical Work Force”, published in Engineering Education and Research – 2003: A Chronicle of Worldwide Innovations edited by Win Aung (Arlington, VA, USA), Michael Hoffmann (Ulm, Germany), Robin King (Adelaide, Australia), Wun-Jern Ng (Singapore), and Luis Manuel Sanchez Ruiz (Valencia, Spain)