Christodoulos A. Floudas | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 34 | p. 40 | Obituaries
Issue Date: August 29, 2016

Christodoulos A. Floudas

Department: ACS News
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Christodoulos A. Floudas
Credit: Courtesy of Texas A&M University
A photo of Christodoulos A. Floudas.
Christodoulos A. Floudas
Credit: Courtesy of Texas A&M University

Christodoulos A. Floudas, 56, died on Aug. 14 in Paliouri, Greece.

“During a career that spanned four decades, Floudas developed useful tools for optimization of, and found novel pathways for, energy conversion and conservation. The scope of his research included chemical process synthesis and design, process control and operations, discrete-continuous nonlinear optimization, local and global optimization, and computational chemistry and molecular biology.”—Jeff Sammons, colleague

Most recent title: director, Texas A&M Energy Institute; Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence, Texas A&M University

Education: diploma, chemical engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1982; Ph.D., chemical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1986

Survivors: wife, Fotini, and daughter, Ismini


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