JOSEPH T. GOLAB
Golab is the Research Advisor for Modeling & Simulation for Innovene USA
LLC (part of the BP Group). Located at Central
Park of Lisle (IL), he directs the worldwide work effort of the modeling
technology with his counterpart in
Besides modeling and simulation, Joe has several interests within the company including High Throughput Experimentation, Catalysis, and High Performance Computing. He has served on several of the US Government's Vision 2020 panels. He is a graduate instructor in the Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences within the Armour College of Engineering and Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
coming to Amoco in 1991, Joe was a Research Scientist and Leader of the
Computational Chemistry Group at the
studied the theoretical aspects of surface Raman and Hyper-Raman spectroscopy
and quantum chemical reaction dynamics, as a postdoctoral associate of
Professor George C. Schatz at
dissertation work, completed at
He received a Baccalaureate degree, Honors, Cum Laude in Chemistry from Loyola University of Chicago.
Joe's interests lie on the technical side specifically in applying and developing accurate, quantitative, computational techniques and methods for problems of industrial interest, especially thermochemistry, kinetics, and catalysis. He is a contributing author on over 38 refereed journal articles, several book chapters, and one book and has spoken on industrial applications of molecular modeling around the world.