Yuriy Román

Robert T. Haslam (1911) Professor of Chemical Engineering

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To me, the most rewarding aspect of my profession is to work with these extremely talented and bright students...

Research Interests

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


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

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

Postdoc, California Institute of Technology


Honors and Awards

Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis, 2024

The Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists - finalist, 2022

Robert T. Haslam (1911) Chair of Chemical Engineering, 2021

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