Rayford Anthony

Professor Emeritus

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Office: 341A BRWN
Phone: 979.845.3370
Fax: 979.845.6446
Email: rg-anthony@tamu.edu

Research Interests

  • Methanol to Olefins
  • Partial Oxidation of Ethane
  • Methane Activation
  • Ethyl Benzene Dehydrogenation
  • Sythesis and Ion Exchange with TAM-5

Awards & Honors

  • AIChE Fuels & Petrochemicals Division Award for Contributions to Petrochemical Technology, 2004


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1966
  • M.S., Texas A&M University, 1962
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 1958

Selected Publications

Alkhawaldeh, Ammar*, X. Wu and R. G. Anthony, "Conversion of Mixtures of Methane and Ethylene or Acetylene into Liquids", Proceedings of the Second Topical Conference on Natural Gas Utilization, AIChE Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2002.

Alkhawaldeh, A., Wu, X., and Anthony R.G., "Conversion of Methane and Acetylene into Higher Molecular Weight Hydrocarbons over Zeolite Catalysts," First International Chemical Engineering Conference, University of Jordan 2001, September 17 - 19, 2001, Amman, Jordan.

Philip, C.V., Anthony, R.G., Chokkaram, S., Philip, E., Pitt, W.W., Roundhill, M., and Beard, C., "Dry Process for Recovering Gallium from Weapons Plutonium Using a Rotary Furnace Equipped with a Copper Collector," Plutonium Futures - The Science, Topical Conference on Plutonium and Actinides, AIP Conference Proceedings, 534, p. 240 Sante Fe, New Mexico, July 10-13, 2000.

Abraha, M.G., Wu, X., Anthony, R.G., "Methanol to Olefins: Enhancing Ethylene and Propylene Selectivity using Modified SAPO-34, Proceedings of the 13th Ethylene Producers Conference, G. Froment et. al., (Eds), AIChE, New York, 2000.

H. Fred Kock, D. Max Roundhill, C.V. Philip, and R.G. Anthony, "Analysis of Gallium in Mixtures with Cerium and Copper by the Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES) Method," Proceedings of the 1999 Researchers' Conference, Amarillo National Resource Center for Plutonium, July, 1999, 57,58.