Richard D. Braatz

Research Interests

applied mathematics and control theory, data analytics and machine learning, (bio)pharmaceutical manufacturing, materials processing

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1993

M.S., California Institute of Technology, 1991

B.S., Oregon State University, 1988

Publications

Honors and Awards

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2019

AIChE Separation Division Innovation Award, 2019

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2018

Automatica Paper Prize, 2017

Excellence In Education Award, Int’l Society of Automation, 2015

AIChE Computing in Chemical Engineering Award, 2014

AIChE PD2M Award for Outstanding Contribution to QbD for Drug Substance, 2013

Technical Innovation Award, Int’l Society of Automation, 2013

Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2013

IEEE Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award, 2011

Research Collaboration Award, Council for Chemical Research, 2009

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008

Journal of Process Control Prize Paper Award (for theory/ methodology), 2008

Journal of Process Control Prize Paper Award (for a survey), 2008

Fellow, Int’l Federation of Automatic Control, 2008

Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007

AIChE Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2006

Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize, 2005

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award, 2005

CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award, AIChE, 2005

Curtis W. McGraw Research Award, Engineering Research Council, 2004

CAST Directors’ Award, AIChE, 2003

Ernest W. Thiele Lectureship, University of Notre Dame, 2001

Donald P. Eckman Award, American Automatic Control Council, 2000

Herbert H. Sawin

Research Interests

directional plasma etching, dry wafer cleaning, kinetics, surface science, process modeling

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1980

B.S., Iowa State University, 1973

Publications

Honors and Awards

Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering, Iowa State, 1994

Thinker Award presented by Tegal Corporation for Innovative Characterization and Modeling of Plasma Etching Processes, 1987

Allan S. Myerson

Research Interests

crystallization from solution with an emphasis on nucleation, polymorphism, and industrial applications of crystallization

Education

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1977

M.S., University of Virginia, 1975

B.S., Columbia University, 1973

Publications

Honors and Awards

AICHE Process Development Division Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2015

Clarence G. Gerhold Award, AIChE Separations Division, 2015

American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fellow Award, 2010

American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separation Science and Technology, 2008

Virginia Engineering Foundation Engineering Achievement Award, 2000

Kenneth A. Smith

Research Interests

fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer

Education

Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958

Publications

Honors and Awards

National Academy of Engineering, 1983

Professional Progress Award, AIChE, 1981

William A. Tisdale

Research Interests

renewable energy, nanotechnology, energy transport in nanomaterials, nonlinear spectroscopy, spectroscopic imaging

Education

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010-2011

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010

B.S., University of Delaware, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

AIChE NSEF Young Investigator Award, 2017

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2017

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry, 2016

Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, 2016

NSF CAREER Award, 2015

Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014

3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 2014

DOE Early Career Award, 2013

NSF IGERT Fellowship, Univ. of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Alexander J. Taylor Award, 2005

Tau Beta Pi Undergraduate Scholarship, 2004

George Stephanopoulos

Research Interests

nanoscale process systems engineering, multiresolution modeling and design of materials and processes, multiscale process operations and control

Education

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1974

M.E., McMaster University, 1971

Dipl. ChE., National Technical University of Athens, 1970

Publications

Honors and Awards

Demokritos Scientific Research and Innovation Award, Greece, 2016

CACHE Award for Excellence in Computing in Chemical Engineering Education, ASEE Chemical Engineering Division, 2015

The Ambani Life-Time Achievements Award, ICT-Ambani Corp., 2013

AIChE Founders Award, 2012

American Academy of Arts and Science Fellow, 2012

Fellow of AIChE, 2006

“BalwantS. Joshi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Chemical Engineering” UICT, Mumbai, 2005-06

“Gerster”Lecture, Universityof Delaware, 2004

William H. Walker Award, AIChE, 2003

AIChE Institute Lecture, 2003

Honorary Doctor of Science, McMaster University, 2002

“Roger Sargent”Lecture, ImperialCollege, 2000

National Academy of Engineering, 1999

The Kelly Lectures, Purdue University, 1999

Harry G. Fair Lecture, The University of Oklahoma, 1999

Best Paper Award: Designing and Systems, 14th European Mtg. on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna,1998

Centennial Lecturer, Technical University of Delft, Delft, 1995

Computing in Chemical Engineering Award, AIChE, 1993

Merck Distinguished Lecturer, Rutgers University, 1992

Best Paper Award, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 1992, 1987

Foreign Member of the Russian Acad of Tech. Sciences, 1991

The Stanley Katz Memorial Lecturer, CUNY, 1989

Curtis McGraw Award, ASEE, 1986

Allan P. Colburn Award, AIChE, 1982

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher and Scholar Award, 1977

Fikile R. Brushett

Research Interests

electrochemical energy conversion and storage, microfluidics, interfacial phenomena, catalyst synthesis, and tomography

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

M.S.E., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Publications

Honors and Awards

NOBCChE – Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Research, 2020

Electrochemical Society – Energy Technology Division Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award, 2019

Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Chair, MIT, 2018

I&ECR, Class of 2017 Influential Researcher, 2017

C&EN, Talented Twelve, 2017

Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, Argonne National Laboratory, 2010-2012

Harry G. Drickamer Research Fellowship, 2009-2010

GEM PhD Engineering Fellowship, 2006-2010

SURGE Fellowship, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2010

American Chemical Society Scholar, 2002-2006

 

Gregory Stephanopoulos

Research Interests

metabolic and biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioinformatics

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1978

M.S., University of Florida, 1975

B.S., National Technical University, Athens, 1973

Publications

Honors and Awards

ARPA-E Grant to decrease carbon emissions in biorefining processes, 2021

Honorary doctorate, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, 2020

The Gaden Award for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2019

Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, 2017

Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation, 2016

Elected 2015 President of the AIChE, 2014

Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature, 2014

Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, 2013

John Fritz Medal of the AAES, 2013

Siegfried Medal, 2012

AIChE Fellow, 2012

Inaugural Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication, 2011

Corresponding Foreign Member of the Academy of Athens, Greece, 2011

ENI Prize on Renewable and Non-Conventional Energy, 2011

BIO – George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial – Biotechnology, 2010

ACS E.V. Murphree Award, 2010

Amgen Biochemical Engineering Award, 2009

AIChE Founders Award, 2007

Charles Thorn Award from the SIM, 2007

Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2005

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2003

Merck Award in Metabolic Engineering, 2002

AIChE Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering, 2001

Marvin Johnson Award, ACS, 2000

AIChE Food, Pharma & Bioengineering Division Award, 1997

Inaugural Bayer Lecture on Biochem Eng, UC Berkeley, 1996

Chairman, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioeng Division, AIChE, 1992

Founding Fellow, AIMBE, 1992

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher and Scholar Award, 1982

Excellence in Teaching Award, CalTech, 1982

Presidential Young Investigator Award, NSF, 1984

Technical Achievement Award, Southern Cal. AIChE, 1984

James W. Swan

Research Interests

computational fluid mechanics and colloid science, flow properties, biophysical media, directed self-assembly of nanomaterials

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2010

M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007

B.S., University of Arizona, 2004

Publications

Honors and Awards

Class of ‘22 Career Development Chair, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2016

Postdoctoral Scholar Poster Prize – 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, 2010

Graduate Student Counsel Teaching and Mentorship Award, 2007-2008

Don H. White Award, University of Arizona, 2004

W.E. and Lucille Barnum Scholar, University of Arizona, 2003

Conrad L. Fraps Scholar, University of Arizona, 2002

President’s Scholar, University of Arizona, 2000-2004

Spirit of Discovery Scholar, University of Arizona, 2000-2004

Michael S. Strano

Research Interests

transport in nanopores, thermopower waves for energy generation, exciton engineering for solar energy, nanosensors for reaction network analysis

Education

Ph.D., University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2002

B.S., Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, 1997

Publications

Honors and Awards

AIChE’s Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering, 2019

Bose Research Grant Award, 2017

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2017

World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds list, Thomson Reuters, 2016

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, 2015

Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’, 2009

American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Colburn Award, 2008

Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Award, 2008

Colburn Memorial Lectureship, University of Delaware, 2008

Outstanding Investigator Award, Materials Research Society, 2008

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 2008

National Academy of Engineers, Frontiers of Engineering Invitee, 2007

American Chemical Society Unilever Award for Colloidal Science, 2007

Henry and Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2007

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2006

Collaboration Success Award, Council of Chemical Research, 2006

Beckman Young Investor Award, 2006

3M Untenured Faculty Award, 2006

Coblentz Award for Molecular Spectroscopy, Coblentz Society, 2006

Young Investigator Award, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum, AIChE, 2006

Top 1% of Highly Cited Researchers, ESI/Web of Science, 2005

National Science Foundation Career Award, 2005

Top Young Innovator Award, MIT Technology Review, 2005

DuPont Young Investigator Award, 2004

Most significant advances of 2003

C&EN, 2004