Dr. Gintaras (Rex) Reklaitis is Burton and Kathryn Gedge
Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy (by courtesy) at Purdue
He is the Deputy Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center
on Structured Organic Particulate Systems. At Purdue he has served
as Assistant Dean of Engineering for Graduate Education and
Research, Head of Chemical Engineering, Director of the Computer
Integrated Process Operations Center and Co-Chair of the
Pharmaceutical Technology and Education Center.
Dr. Reklaitis’s expertise lies in process systems engineering,
the application of information and computing technologies to
process and product design, process operations and supply chain
management. Current pharmaceutical technology research interests
include the conversion from batch to continuous processing and the
integration of models and quantitative risk metrics in quality by
He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, fellow
of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and past
Editor-in-Chief of Computers & Chemical Engineering .
He has served on the Board of Directors of AIChE, the Council for
Chemical Research and the Computer Aids in Chemical Engineering
(CACHE) Corporation. He has received the Computing in Chemical
Engineering Award (AICHE), the ChE Lectureship Award from the
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the George
Lappin Service Award (AIChE) and has given over 200 invited
lectures at universities, industrial organizations and conferences.
He has published over 210 papers and book chapters and
edited/authored eight books.