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Ed Clausen

Ed Clausen

Associate Department Head, University Professor

College of Engineering

(CHEG)-Chemical Engineering

Phone: 479-575-5412

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After a long career in bioprocess engineering, Dr. Clausen switched his research interests to engineering education including STEM education for K-12 students and the enhancement of engineering education through demonstrations and lab experiments.  

Dr. Clausen has 17 patents and over 600 technical publications and presentations to his credit. He is a member of AIChE, ACS and ASEE.  He is a member of the Teaching Academy of the University of Arkansas, and has been recognized nationally for outstanding teaching and mentoring.  Dr. Clausen is a registered professional engineer in the state of Arkansas.

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1974
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1975 
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1978 
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    Christie, M.A., J.A. Dominick III, R.E. Babcock, W.R. Penney and E.C. Clausen,

            “Comparison of Experimental Data and Model Results for the Depressurization of an Air

             Tank,” Proceedings of the ASEE Midwest Regional Conference, 2017.

     

    250. Lutz-Rechtin, T.M. and E.C. Clausen, “Developing a Model Departmental Safety Program,”         Proceedings of the ASEE Midwest Regional Conference, 2017.

     

    251. Hill, B.W., B.A. Pesnell, P.D. Ward, V.A. Rhame, J.S. Beers, K.L. Dougan, C.S. Gattis,

            E.A. Specking and E.C. Clausen, “UASEP:  Introducing K-4 Students (and Teachers) to

            STEM,” Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education, 2(4), 4-11, 2017.

     

    252. Clausen, E.C. and J.T. McAllister III, “Connecting with Students in Large Classrooms,”

            Proceedings of the ASEE Midwest Regional Conference, 2018.

     

    253. Lutz-Rechtin, T.M. and E.C. Clausen, “Collaborative Audits as a Tool for Increasing Safety

            Awareness,” Proceedings of the ASEE Midwest Regional Conference, 2018.

    Rossetti, M.D., K.M. Needy, C.S. Gattis and E.C. Clausen, “Creating a Successful Pathway

          
    Lau, Ching-Shuan, Edgar C. Clausen, Jackson O. Lay, Jennifer Gidden, and Danielle Julie Carrier. "Separation of xylose oligomers using centrifugal partition chromatography with a butanol–methanol–water system." Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology 40, no. 1 (2013): 51-62.
  • Lau, Ching-Shuan, Kris A. Bunnell, Edgar C. Clausen, Gregory J. Thoma, Jackson O. Lay, Jennifer Gidden, and Danielle Julie Carrier. "Separation and purification of xylose oligomers using centrifugal partition chromatography." Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology 38, no. 2 (2011): 363-370.
  • Martin, Elizabeth M., Kris A. Bunnell, Ching-Shuan Lau, Matthew H. Pelkki, David W. Patterson, Edgar C. Clausen, James A. Smith, and Danielle Julie Carrier. "Hot water and dilute acid pretreatment of high and low specific gravity Populus deltoides clones." Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology 38, no. 2 (2011): 355-361.
  • Abbott, Julie A., Fabricio Medina-Bolivar, Elizabeth M. Martin, Abigail S. Engelberth, Hector Villagarcia, Edgar C. Clausen, and Danielle J. Carrier. "Purification of resveratrol, arachidin-1, and arachidin-3 from hairy root cultures of peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and determination of their antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity." Biotechnology progress 26, no. 5 (2010): 1344-1351.
  • Martin, Elizabeth, Julie Duke, Mathew Pelkki, Edgar C. Clausen, and Danielle Julie Carrier. "Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.): extraction of shikimic acid coupled to dilute acid pretreatment." Applied biochemistry and biotechnology 162, no. 6 (2010): 1660-1668.

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