Connor W. Coley

Research Interests

autonomous discovery, machine learning, laboratory automation, chemical synthesis, molecular design, drug discovery

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019

M.S.CEP., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016

B.S., California Institute of Technology, 2014

Publications

Honors and Awards

CAS Future Leader, 2019

ACS CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence, 2019

Forbes 30 Under 30: Healthcare, 2019

AIChE PD2M Student Award, 2018

C&EN’s “Talented 12”, 2018

DARPA Riser, 2018

William C. Rousseau Award, MIT, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2014

Robert T. Haslam Presidential Graduate Fellowship, MIT, 2014

Frederic W. Hinrichs, Jr. Memorial Award, Caltech, 2014

Tau Beta Pi, 2013

Kate E. Galloway

Research Interests

Synthetic Biology, Molecular Systems Biology, Stem Cells, Cellular Reprogramming, 3D Genome Organization & Structure, Single-cell Analytics, Genetic Control Systems, Oncogenesis & Metastasis

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2012
M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

ARCS Maggie McKnight Russell Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow Award, Fall 2017-Fall 2019

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2015 – Fall 2018

1st Place Winner of Annual USC Postdoctoral Symposium, May 2017

Doerr USC Stem Cell Challenge Award, 2017

Fluidigm USC Single Cell Project Grant, 2016

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2013 – Fall 2015

Caltech Everhart Lecturer, May 2011

Graduated with Honors, University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry, 2005

Ariel L. Furst

Research Interests

bioelectrochemistry, clinical diagnostics, biotechnology, surface chemistry and self-assembly

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2015

B.S., University of Chicago, 2010

Publications

Honors and Awards

Remsen Bird Lecturer, 2018

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016-2019

Gray-Hill Lecturer, 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Graduated with Honors, University of Chicago, 2010

Dean’s List University of Chicago, 2009-2010

 

Lawrence B. Evans

Research Interests

Chemical Engineering Systems, Modular Online Education [Read more]

Education

B.S. University of Oklahoma, 1956

M.S.E. University of Michigan, 1957

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1962

Honors and Awards

Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division Award, 1982

Entrepreneur of the Year in High-Tech for New England Region, 1997

Hero of Manufacturing from Fortune magazine, 1999

AIChE Chemical Engineering Practice Award, 1999

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2001

Award for Personal Achievement from Chemical Engineering Magazine, 2002

President of AIChE, 2007

Bradley D. Olsen

Research Interests

block copolymers, soft condensed matter physics, protein-based materials, bioelectronics

Education

Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 2007

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Publications

Honors and Awards

MIT OGE’s Committed to Caring Honor, 2019

AIChE Owens Corning Early Career Award, 2019

American Physical Society, Dillon Medal, 2018

Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry, 2017

ACS Polymer Division Fellow, 2016

AIChE – Allan P. Colburn Award, 2015

DuPont Young Professor Award, 2015

Camille Dreyfus-Teacher Scholar, 2015

ACS Herman F. Mark Young Scholar, 2015

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry, 2014

NSF Career Grant, 2013

AFOSR award, 2012

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Hertz Fellow, 2003-2007

Tau Beta Pi Fellow, 2003-2004

Sigma Xi, 2003

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2002

Jefferson W. Tester

Research Interests

environmental remediation and control technology, chemical processes in supercritical fluids, technologies for renewable and geothermal energy systems, gas hydrates in natural environments

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971

M.S., Cornell University, 1967

B.S., Cornell University, 1966

Honors and Awards

Graduate Student Council Teaching Award, ChemE , 1990

Outstanding Faculty Member Award, ChemE , 1986, 1987, 1989, and 2001

Outstanding Chemical Engineer, AIC, New Mexico Chapter, 1980

Kwanghun Chung

Research Interests

neuroscience, medical imaging, brain mapping, high-throughput technologies, polymer science, tissue engineering, microfluidics

Education

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009

B.S., Seoul National University, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2019

Association of Korean Neuroscientists (AKN) Junior Faculty Award, 2018

Associate Scientific Advisor, Science Translational Medicine, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface, 2012-2017

NIH New Innovator Award, 2016

McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, 2016

NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2015

Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering, 2015

Yumin awards for creativity, 2014

40 under 40, Cell magazine, 2014

Searle Scholar, 2014

Ziegler Award for Best Research Paper, 2009

Anne Robinson Clough Conference Grant, 2009

James T. Porter Fellowship, 2006

Outstanding Performance on the Written Qualifying Exam, 2006

Merit Based Scholarship, Seoul National University, 1998 – 2001

Bernhardt L. Trout

Research Interests

pharmaceutical manufacturing, stabilization and formulation of biopharmaceuticals, nucleation and crystallization, molecular-level design of products and processes, molecular simulations and theory of reactions incomplex systems

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

Publications

Honors and Awards

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2017

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2016

AIChE Division 15 (FPBE) Plenary Speaking Award, 2015

Armenian Academy of Engineering, Foreign Member, elected 2015

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2015

CCR Research Collaboration Award, 2014

AIChE Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2014

Council for Chemical Collaboration Award, 2014

Manufacturing Technology Runner-up for the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, 2012

Impact Award from the Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum of the AIChE (CoMSEF), 2011

NAE invitation to “Frontiers in Engineering,” 2001

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professorship, 2001-2003

Ford Motor Company Young Investigator Award, 2001

NSF CAREER Award, 2000-2004

Joseph R. Mares Junior Faculty Chair, 1998-2001

Max-Planck Institute Fellowship, 1996-1997

NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1991-1994

Websites

The Molecular Engineering Laboratory at MIT: The Trout Research Group

Professional Education: Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics [10.50s]

Professional Education: AI and Ethics: Safeguarding Humanity (virtual)

Karthish Manthiram

Research Interests

electrification and decarbonization of chemical synthesis, catalysis, renewable energy, electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, organic electrosynthesis, materials chemistry

Education

Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, 2015-2016

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015

B.S., Stanford University, 2010

Publications

Honors and Awards

DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Award, 2020

MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award, 2020

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2020

ACS Catalysis Early Career Advisory Board, 2020

Theodore T. Miller Career Development Chair, 2020

Young Innovator Award in NanoEnergy, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2019

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, 2019

American Chemical Society PRF New Investigator Award, 2019

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2019

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2018

Forbes 30 under 30 for Science, 2017

Electrochemical Society Dan Cubicciotti Award, 2015

Dow Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Chemical Engineering Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2010

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship, 2010

Mason and Marsden Prize, Stanford University, 2010

Frederick E. Terman Award, Stanford University, 2010

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2009

Channing Robertson Award, Stanford University, 2009

Preetinder S. Virk

Research Interests

turbulent drag reduction, graph-theoretic modeling of hydrocarbon pyrolysis pathways, mechanistic investigation of high-transfer hydrogen transfer pathways

Education

Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967

B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1962

Publications

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Veteran Advisor Award, 2016