Georges Belfort

Institute Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Member, National Academy of Engineering


Dr. Georges Belfort: Endowed chair Russell Sage Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at RPI. He received his BS degree in CHME at the University of Cape Town and PhD in Engineering from UC Irvine. He has broad research interests include mass transfer and membrane filtration, protein misfolding and kinetics, single molecule force spectroscopy, and bioseparations. He has received the two major awards in the US on Separations (ACS (1995) and AIChE (2000)), the ACS Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2008), and is one of the “100 Chemical Engineers of the Modern Erae as part of the AIChE Centennial Celebration in 2008. He was elected a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, February 2003.


Other Focus Areas

Membrane separation processes, Transport phenomena, Interfacial phenomena and rheology, Bioseparations and sensors, Protein misfolding and aggregation, Intein technology


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Georges Belfort has 1 indexed publications in the subjects of Chemistry.

Thomas Abatemarco, Jonathan Stickel, Jonathan Belfort, Brian P. Frank, P. M. Ajayan, Georges Belfort
Journal of Physical Chemistry B
, 103
, 1999
, pp.3534-3538

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