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Contact Info:
4 Colby Street, Rm. 154B
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Tel: 617.627.3570
Fax: 617.627.3991
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Jerry H. Meldon
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering


1968 BE in Chemical Engineering, The Cooper Union
1973 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Mass transfer with chemical reaction
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Carbon dioxide capture
  • Separation processes

Courses Taught

  • ChBE 102 Chemical Reactor Design
  • ChBE 201 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • ChBE 204 Advanced Transport Phenomena

Selected Publications

Yang C, Meldon JH, Lee B, and Yi H. "Investigation on the Catalytic Reduction Kinetics of Hexavalent Chromium by Viral-Templated Palladium Nanocatalysts," Catalysis Today, in press, (2014).

Meldon, JH, Morales-Cabrera, MA, "Analysis of carbon dioxide absorption in and stripping from aqueous monoethanolamine", Chem. Eng. J., 171 (2011), 753-759.

Meldon, JH. "Amine screening for flue gas CO2 capture at coal-fired power plants: Should the heat of desorption be high low or in between?", Cur. Opin. in Chem. Eng., 1 (2011) 55-63.

Deshpande, K., Meldon, JH, Schmidt, M.A., Jensen, K.F., "SOI-supported microdevice for hydrogen purification using palladium-silver membranes", J. Microelectromech. Sys., 19 (2010), 402-409.

Meldon, JH, Olawoyin, OO, Bonanno, D, "Analysis of mass transfer with reversible chemical reaction", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 46 (2007), 6140-6146.