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Dr. Hannah Murnen
VP Business Development at Compact Membrane Systems Inc
About the author:
Dr. Hannah Murnen, currently VP of Business Development at Compact Membrane Systems, and has held both technical and business positions across multiple chemical manufacturers, as well as having served large chemical multinationals in her capacity as Engagement Manager in McKinsey’s Chemicals practice. Dr. Murnen, a Chemical Engineer by training, has technical expertise in nanotechnology, material science, and polymers and chemical market development.
Posts by Dr. Hannah Murnen
Posted on October 4th, 2016 in Chemical R&D
Paid leave for child care, be it maternity leave, paternity leave or the more general family leave, is becoming an increasingly important issue in America. Maternity leave is certainly important, I argue necessary, as a means to aid mothers and families to provide what is best for their careers and their family’s growth. Continue reading “Paternity Leave and Women” »
Posted on July 4th, 2016 in New Materials & Applications
In an earlier post I covered a recent article published in the journal Nature, listing what Georgia Institute of Technology chemical engineers Ryan Lively and David Sholl believe are the top seven industrial chemical purifications with the highest potential to lower energy use, emissions, and pollution at a global scale. Continue reading “Revisiting “Seven chemical separations to change the world”” »
Posted on June 14th, 2016 in New Materials & Applications
A recent Nature article examines how materials researchers are using artificial intelligence to make quantum-mechanical calculations in only a few seconds that once took supercomputers hours to complete. Continue reading “Advanced Materials Through AI & Computational Materials Science” »
Posted on June 2nd, 2016 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Separation operations are crucial in the chemical and petrochemical industries, not only for production, but also in terms of energy consumption and contribution to investments. Continue reading “Separation Processes with Hope for Purification Energy Efficiency” »