On the 13th of December Professor Semih Eser, from Penn State University, USA will give a talk in Chemforum.

Semih Eser is a Professor of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering at Penn State University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, and his Ph.D. in Fuel Science from Penn State University. Eser teaches courses on petroleum refining, energy engineering capstone design, energy and the environment, and carbon materials. His research activities include processing and molecular analysis of petroleum fractions, coke/carbon formation and deposition mechanisms in industrial processes, and inhibition of undesired carbon deposition in combustion engines. Eser has served as Program Chair, Chair, and Councilor in the Fuel Chemistry Division, currently the Energy and Fuels Division of American Chemical Society. He has also served as member on the Advisory Committee and Awards Secretary of the American Carbon Society. Eser was inducted as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society in 2014. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Izmir, Turkey in Fall 2014.