About the Professor

Akua Asa-Awuku, PhD 

Associate Professor
University of Maryland, College Park
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


  1. UCR, Dept. Chemical and Environmental Engineering  (Associate Adjunct)
  2. UMD, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  3. UMD, Fischell Institute of Biomedical Devices

Curriculum Vitae: UMD_CV ASA-AWUKU

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UMD Courses Taught:

CHBE 440 – Chemical Kinetics & Reactor Design Fall 2016

  • Fundamentals of chemical reaction kinetics and their application to the design and operation of chemical reactors. Reaction rate theory, homogeneous reactions and catalysis electrochemical reactions. Catalytic reactor design.

CHBE 410 – Statistics And Design Of ExperimentsFall 2017, Spring 2018 

  • An introduction to probability, statistics, and design of experiments for chemical engineers.

CHBE 472 – Control of Air Pollution Sources –  Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020

  • Sources and effects of air pollutants, regulatory trends, atmospheric dispersion models, fundamentals of two-phase flow as applied to air pollution and air pollution control systems, design of systems for control of gases and particulate matter

ENCH 648C – Control Air Pollution Sources for Graduate Students – Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020

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