H. Scott Fogler

Vennema Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
(734) 763-1361

Scott Fogler is the author of the 12 books, including the Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 5th Edition, and Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering, which are estimated to be used by 70-80% of all chemical engineering programs in the United States and also dominate the world wide market. Forty-five PhD students have graduated from his research group. Fogler and his students are well-known for their work on the application of fundamental chemical reaction engineering principles to the petroleum industry. They have published over 240 research articles in areas such as acidization of petroleum wells, upstream engineering gelation kinetics, wax deposition in subsea pipelines and asphaltene flocculation and deposition kinetics. ​

Engineering Bio

Fogler Group

Research Interests: 
Professor Fogler’s research interests include flow, reaction, and precipitation; kinetics of wax deposition; fused chemical reactions; gellation kinetics; asphaltene characterization and remediation; colloidal phenomena, and catalyzed dissolution of minerals.