A. Brad Anton
A. Brad Anton received his B.S at Virginia Tech in 1979, his M.S. at Caltech in 1982, and his Ph.D. at Caltech in 1986, all in the field of chemical engineering. He was a von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Germany for just over a year before joining the faculty at Cornell as an assistant professor in 1986. He was a visiting professor at UT Austin in 1993-94 and has been an associate professor of chemical engineering at Cornell since 1993.
Anton's research investigates the mechanisms, kinetics, and thermodynamics of chemical reactions in fluids and at interfaces between fluid and solid phases.
- 2010. "The kinetics of p-nitrophenyl-beta-D-cellobioside hydrolysis and transglycosylation by Thermobifida fusca Ce15Acd." Carbohydrate Research 345 (17): 2507-2515. .
- 2008. "A new perturbation solution to the Michaelis-Menten problem." AIChe Journal 54 (5): 1344-1357. .
- 2007. ""Controlling Cellulose Microstaructure via Electrospinning with Applications in Enzymatic Hydrolysis"." Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy (1): 245-256. .
- 1994. "Desorption within the 2-Phase Envelope of an Interacting, 2-Dimensional Lattice-Gas - H2o on Pt(111)." Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 207: 226-COLL. .
- 1994. "Thermochemistry of Atomic-Beam Reactions at Surfaces in Uhv." Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 207: 43-Coll. .
Selected Awards and Honors
- Merrill Presidential Scholar Mentor (Cornell University) 2010
- College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Teaching (Cornell University) 2006
- College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Teaching (Cornell University) 1998
- Air Products Term Professorship (Cornell University) 1996
- Mu Sigma Tau Award for Excellence in Teaching (Cornell University) 1995
- BS (Chemical Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1979
- MS (Chemical Engineering), California Institute of Technology, 1982
- Ph D (Chemical Engineering), California Institute of Technology, 1986