Approved Graduate Faculty for Statler MS and PhD committees
PhD - Johns Hopkins University (1975)
BS - Dickinson College (1967)
Edwin Kugler has been a Professor of Chemical Engineering at WVU since 1990. Prior to joining WVU he was a research scientist with Exxon Research & Engineering Company for twelve years (1976-1988) and served two years as a program manager with the Department of Energy in Washington, DC (1988-90). Dr. Kugler is a national officer with the American Chemical Society and is known for his research on catalysts used for petroleum refining.
Research Interestsheterogeneous catalysis
physical adsorption measurements
gas and liquid chromatography
temperature programmed oxidation and reduction.
Teaching InterestsFreshman Engineering Design (ENGR 101)
Energy and Material Balances (CHE 201, CHE 202)
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (CHE 320)
Reaction Phenomena (CHE 326)
Unit Operations Lab (CHE 450, CHE 451)
Professional SocietiesAmerican Chemical Society (national officer)
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
North American Catalysis Society