James W. Swan

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Support StaffRahel Arega

Research Interests

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


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2010

M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007

B.S., University of Arizona, 2004


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