L.T. Fan

Distinguished Professor

Office: 2045 Durland
Phone: (785) 532-4327
Email: fan@ksu.edu

Director, Institute of Systems Design and Optimization

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University (Taiwan), 1951
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 1954
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1957
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, West Virginia University, 1958

Abbreviated Vita



Research Interests:

  • Process Systems Engineering (including process synthesis and control)
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Particle Technology (including fluidization and solids mixing)
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Biochemical Engineering (including biomass hydrolysis and gasification and downstream processing)