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The Stifel & Quinette Jens Professor of Environmental Engineering Science
Professor Axelbaum is currently the Director of the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization at WashU. He also heads the Laboratory for Advanced Combustion and Energy Research and served as associate director of the Center for Materials Innovation from 2005 to 2008. From 1998 to 2007, he was chairman and chief scientific advisor for AP Materials, Inc., a startup company he founded that specialized in flame synthesis of nanopowders. Cabot Corporation acquired the company in August of 2007.
Professor Axelbaum has over 80 peer-reviewed publications and holds four patents. Prior to joining WashU in 1990 he was a research associate and lecturer at Princeton University. He has worked for General Electric and Barry-Wehmiller, and in 2006 was a visiting professor at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
Investigates ways to eliminate the formation of pollutants, such as soot