Dr. Ernest J. Henley
Dr. Ernest J. Henley

Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: ehenley [at] uh [dot] edu


B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, (1950)
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, (1951)
Ph.D. Engineering Science, Columbia University, (1953)


CHEE 4321 Chemical Engineering Design I

CHEE 4322 Chemical Engineering Design II

Research Interests: 

  • Reliability Engineering and Risk Assessment
  • Biomedical Engineering

Awards & Honors: 

2001: Who’s Who in the World
2001: Who’s Who in America
1998: McGraw-Hill Award for "Outstanding Personal Achievement in Chemical Engineering"
1993: US-Japan Ministry of Science Award
Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
1988 – Present: Co-editor, "Critical Reviews of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation," Begell Publishing Co., New York, NY


  1. Seader, J.D. and E.J. Henley,

    Separation Process Design, John Wiley & Sons, 866 pp.

    , 1998
  2. Henley, E.J.,

    Legal and Regulatory Problems for American Business, Kinokunia Press(Tokyo), 170 pp. In Japanese; transl. by Dr. H. Kumamoto.

    , 1997
  3. Kumamoto, H. and E.J. Henley,

    ìProbabilistic Risk-Analysis and Management for Engineers and Scientists (2nd edition), IEEE Press; ISBN 0-7803-1004-7.

    , 1996