Chemical engineering professor honored

By Staff


Richard D. Noble, the Alfred T. and Betty Look Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, received the Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in Salt Lake City.

Noble was among 15 other leaders who received awards during the Nov. 7 ceremony.

"The world faces many challenges today, but chemical engineers, as demonstrated by these exceptional award winners, have the innovative spirit and skills to solve them," said Henry T. "Hank" Kohlbrand, president of the institute. "The accomplishments of these engineers – and the work of our thousands of members worldwide – are paving the way for a better future."

Noble has been a professor at CU-Boulder since 1981.