Ariel L. Furst

Paul M. Cook Career Development Professor

Support StaffHannah Cross

Chemical engineering enables us to translate our fundamental understanding of chemistry and biology into tangible improvements to people's lives.

Research Interests

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


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2015

B.S., University of Chicago, 2010


Honors and Awards

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2024

AIChE, Women in Chemical Engineering (WIC) Rising Star, 2023

NIH Director's New Innovator Award, 2023

Scialog Fellow for Negative Emissions Science, 2023

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2023

AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award, 2023

UROP Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, 2022

J-WAFS Seed Grant, 2021

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