Richard D. Braatz

Edwin R. Gilliland Professor, Faculty Research Officer

Support StaffAngelique Scarpa

Chemical engineers are the key generators of most of the technology that forms the basis of modern humanity, including microelectronics, batteries, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biomedical devices, fuels, textiles, packaging, food and agricultural products, and environmental remediation.

Research Interests

systems and control theory, materials and pharmaceuticals manufacturing, systems nanotechnology, applied mathematics

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

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