Throughout his career, Daniel E. Rivera has been dedicated to using his chemical engineering expertise to make an impact. From his work in industry at Shell Development Company to earning a Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to help fight drug abuse, Rivera has developed a keen understanding of the importance of chemical engineering in today’s society.
Rivera, a professor of chemical engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, was recently named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, or AIChE, for his continuing standout work in the field. AIChE is the world’s leading organization of chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 110 countries.
Fellow is AIChE’s highest grade of membership. Only 5% of the total membership receive this classification. The designation, based on nomination by peers, honors and recognizes AIChE members for their accomplishments and service.