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

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

Hadley D. Sikes

Research Interests

biomolecular engineering, applications of redox chemistry, clinical diagnostics, molecular biotechnology

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003

B.S., Tulane University, 1997

Publications

Honors and Awards

MIT, Committed to Caring (C2C) Award, 2019

ACS Best of BIOT Award, 2018

Selected as Innovative Young Engineer, NAE, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, 2006-2011

National Institute of Chemists Outstanding Postdoc Award, 2005

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Postdoctoral Fellows, 2003-2005

Evelyn Liang McBain Graduate Fellow, 2001-2002

ARCS Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2000-2001

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow, 1997-2000

Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 1996-1997

Tulane University Dean’s Honor Fellowship, 1993-1997

Phi Beta Kappa, 1997

American Chemical Society Award for College Seniors, 1997

Ann Hero Northrup Award in Chemistry, 1996

Yuriy Román

Research Interests

heterogeneous catalysis, energy: biomass conversion, biofuels, CO2 utilization, design of catalytic materials, porous materials

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, Chemical Engineering

Postdoc, California Institute of Technology

Publications

Honors and Awards

ACS Early Career in Catalysis Award, 2019

Rutherford Aris Award, 2019

Bose Research Grant Award, 2018

AIChE Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Young Investigator Award, 2018

Robert Augustine Award, 2018

NSF Career Award, 2015

Young Investigator Award, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, 2013

BP Postdoctoral Fellow

Daniel G. Anderson

Research Interests

nano-based drugs, personalized medicine, cancer immunology

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Davis
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz

Publications

Gregory Rutledge

Research Interests

molecular engineering of soft condensed matter, polymer science and engineering, statistical mechanics and molecular simulation, electrospinning and electrospun fibers

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

B.S., University of Virginia, 1983

Publications

Honors and Awards

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2017

Fellow, PMSE Division, American Chemical Society, 2015

Fiber Society Founder’s Award, 2014

Lammot du Pont Professorship of Chemical Engineering, 2007

Peter Anthony Leermakers Symposium Lecturer, Wesleyan Univ, 2006

Fellow, America Physical Society, 2005

H.A. Morton Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Akron, 2000

Best Paper Award, Plastics Analysis Division, SPE, 1997

National Young Investigator Award, NSF, 1994

3M Innovation Award, 1993

DuPont Young Faculty Award, 1992

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