Michael S. Strano

Carbon P. Dubbs Professor in Chemical Engineering

Invention is at the heart of chemical engineering.  Without chemistry, as an engineer, one lacks a fundamental language with which to describe and understand the world.

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

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