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Mary Julia (Judy) Wornat

Dean, College of Engineering

Robert Hughes Harvey Endowed Professor

William G. Reymond Endowed Professor

Cain Department of Chemical Engineering

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA  70803

Phone: (225) 578-5701 / Fax: (225) 578-9162 


Educational Background

ScD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988

SM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983

BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1981


Research Interests

  • Combustion
  • Energy utilization
  • Environmental pollutants
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons


Research Projects

  • High-temperature fuel-conversion processes such as pyrolysis and combustion
  • Formation of environmental pollutants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and soot
  • Supercritical fuel pyrolysis
  • Analytical techniques for the compositional determination of complex organic mixtures


Selected Publications