Faculty/Staff

George Burnet

  • Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Main Office

2114 Sweeney
Ames, IA 50011-2230
Phone: 515-294-7642
Fax: 515-294-2689




Interest Areas

High temperature chemistry, solid waste management

Brief Biography

Honors and Awards Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), 1976 Founders Award, AIChE, 1981 Benjamin Garver Lamme Medal, ASEE, 1982 Charter Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 1983 Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award, ABET, 1984 Charter Fellow, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 1988 Leighton Collins Award, ASEE, 1991

Selected Publications

Dobbins, M. S. and Burnet, G., "Carbochlorination of Dispersed Oxides in a Molten Salt Reactor," AIChE J., 34(7), 1086-1083 (1988). Chesley, J. A. and Burnet, G., "A Two-Stage Reaction Sequence for C3S Formation," Cement and Concrete Res., 19, 837-847 (1989). Burnet, G., "Use of Videoconferences to Augment Classroom Instruction," Engineering Education, 80, 463-465 (1990). Fronczak, N. R., Murtha, M. J., and Burnet, G., "Use of High-Sulfur Coal By-Products in the Lime-Sinter Process for Al2O3 Recovery from Fly Ash," Processing and Utilization of High-Sulfur Coals, R. Markuszewski and T. D. Wheelock (Eds.), Elsevier, New York, 781-790 (1990). Burnet, G., "The Lime-Soda Sinter Process for Resource Recovery from Fly Ash - A New Look," Proceedings 9th International Coal Ash Utilization Symposium, Orlando, FL, 1, Section 6, January 22-25, 1990. Greisch, J. R. and Burnet, G., "The Ten Most Outstanding Engineering Education and Engineering Technology Achievements of the Past Century," J. of Engineering Education, Centennial Issue, 83, 3-5 (1994).