Frank S. Manning

Frank Manning

ProfessorKeplinger Hall U303C
918-631-2977
francis-manning@utulsa.edu

During the last 50 years, Manning has taught nearly every undergraduate ChE course, 6 different graduate ChE courses, 5 engineering core courses, and 3 petroleum refining and production courses. Served as principal and/or co-investigator in more than 40 research grants, advised 51 MS, 25 PhD, and 2 post-doctoral students and published over 70 papers and 3 books. Professional Engineer (OK & PA)

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1959
  • A. M. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1957
  • M. S. E. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1957
  • B. Eng. (Hons). Chemical Engineering, McGill University, 1955


Areas of Research Focus

  • Oilfield processing of crude oil, natural gas, and produced water
  • Petroleum refining
  • Natural gas plants

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Carnegie Institute of Technology; 1959-68, Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Consulting experience with St.Joe Minerals, Westinghouse, and US Bureau of Mines while in Pittsburgh and with Maloney-Crawford Tank Corp, AWARE Inc., Amoco Prduction Co., Conoco Inc., Radco Inc., Rike Service Inc., and Texaco since joining Tulsa University.
  • Numerous industrial short courses on oilfield processing of natural gas, crude oil, and water; natural gas processing; fired heaters; and industrial pollution control both in the US and in East Kalimantan, Egypt, England, India, Kuwait, Java, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Trinidad, and Venezuela.

Professional Affiliations

  • AIChE Fellow
  • ASEE member
  • SPE member

Courses Taught at TU

  • ChE Plant Design (CHE 4083)
  • Fluid Mechanics (ES 3003)
  • Natural Gas Plant Design (CHE 4023)
  • Process Component Design (CHE 4104)
  • Profession of ChE (CHE 4972)
  • Refinery Design (CHE 4183)
  • Thermodynamics (ES 3053)

Awards & Recognition

  • 1982 Andre Wilkins Award, Tulsa Section, AIChE
  • 1951 Barbados Scholar in Science
  • 1995 Kermit Brown Award for Teaching Excellence, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • 2004 Midwest Section of ASEE Outstanding Service Award
  • 1999 Midwest Section of ASEE Outstanding Teaching and Deans’ Outstanding Faculty Awards
  • 1996 Mortar Board’s Scotch and Smokes Award, The University of Tulsa
  • 1969 R. W. Hunt Silver Medal from Trans. Metallurgical Society
  • 1986 Tau Beta Pi Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • 1994 Tau Beta Pi Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • 2008 Tau Beta Pi Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering & Natural Sciences

Publications


  • Manning & Thompson “Oilfield Processing of Petroleum, Vol I: Natural Gas”

  • Manning & Thompson “Oilfield Processing of Petroleum, Vol II: Crude Oil”

  • Canjar & Manning “Thermodynamic Properties and Reduced Correlations for Gases”