Yogesh Surendranath

Research Interests

electrocatalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 utilization, reaction mechanisms, interfacial engineering

Education

Miller Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley, 2011-2013

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011

B.S., University of Virginia, 2006

Publications

Honors and Awards

Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education, American Chemical Society, 2020

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers, 2019

E. Bright Wilson Prize, Harvard University, 2019

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar, 2018

Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow, Kavli Foundation, 2018

Cottrell Scholar Award, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, 2017

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2016

Toyota Young Investigator Award, The Electrochemical Society, 2015

DOE Young Investigator Award, 2015

AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2015

NSF CAREER Award, 2015

Bradley D. Olsen

Research Interests

block copolymers, soft condensed matter physics, protein-based materials, bioelectronics

Education

Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 2007

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Publications

Honors and Awards

American Physical Society (APS) Fellow, 2023

Fulbright Amazonia Scholar, 2023

Alexander and I. Michael (1960) Kasser Chair in Chemical Engineering, 2021

ACS Macro Letters/Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award, 2021

MIT OGE’s Committed to Caring Honor, 2019

AIChE Owens Corning Early Career Award, 2019

American Physical Society, Dillon Medal, 2018

Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry, 2017

ACS Polymer Division Fellow, 2016

AIChE – Allan P. Colburn Award, 2015

DuPont Young Professor Award, 2015

Camille Dreyfus-Teacher Scholar, 2015

ACS Herman F. Mark Young Scholar, 2015

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry, 2014

NSF Career Grant, 2013

AFOSR award, 2012

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Hertz Fellow, 2003-2007

Tau Beta Pi Fellow, 2003-2004

Sigma Xi, 2003

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2002

Yuriy Román

Research Interests

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

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

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

Postdoc, California Institute of Technology

Publications

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

Daniel G. Anderson

Research Interests

nano-based drugs, personalized medicine, cancer immunology

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Davis
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz

Publications

Richard D. Braatz

Research Interests

applied mathematics and control theory, data analytics and machine learning, (bio)pharmaceutical manufacturing, materials processing

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

John R. Ragazzini Education Award, 2023

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2019

AIChE Separation Division Innovation Award, 2019

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2018

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

Allan S. Myerson

Research Interests

crystallization from solution with an emphasis on nucleation, polymorphism, and industrial applications of crystallization

Education

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1977

M.S., University of Virginia, 1975

B.S., Columbia University, 1973

Publications

Honors and Awards

AICHE Process Development Division Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2015

Clarence G. Gerhold Award, AIChE Separations Division, 2015

American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fellow Award, 2010

American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separation Science and Technology, 2008

Virginia Engineering Foundation Engineering Achievement Award, 2000

William A. Tisdale

Research Interests

renewable energy, nanotechnology, energy transport in nanomaterials, nonlinear spectroscopy, spectroscopic imaging

Education

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010-2011

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010

B.S., University of Delaware, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

Warren K. Lewis Professorship of Chemical Engineering, 2023

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Faculty Award, MIT ChemE, 2023

Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2023

AIChE NSEF Young Investigator Award, 2017

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2017

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry, 2016

Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering, 2016

NSF CAREER Award, 2015

Everett Moore Baker Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014

3M Nontenured Faculty Award, 2014

DOE Early Career Award, 2013

NSF IGERT Fellowship, Univ. of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Alexander J. Taylor Award, 2005

Tau Beta Pi Undergraduate Scholarship, 2004

Gregory Rutledge

Research Interests

molecular engineering of soft condensed matter, polymer science and engineering, statistical mechanics and molecular simulation, electrospinning and electrospun fibers

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

B.S., University of Virginia, 1983

Publications

Honors and Awards

AIChE Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science, 2022

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2017

Fellow, PMSE Division, American Chemical Society, 2015

Fiber Society Founder’s Award, 2014

Lammot du Pont Professorship of Chemical Engineering, 2007

Peter Anthony Leermakers Symposium Lecturer, Wesleyan Univ, 2006

Fellow, America Physical Society, 2005

H.A. Morton Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Akron, 2000

Best Paper Award, Plastics Analysis Division, SPE, 1997

National Young Investigator Award, NSF, 1994

3M Innovation Award, 1993

DuPont Young Faculty Award, 1992

Gregory Stephanopoulos

Research Interests

metabolic and biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioinformatics

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1978

M.S., University of Florida, 1975

B.S., National Technical University, Athens, 1973

Publications

Honors and Awards

Elected to Academia Europaea, 2024

Society for Biological Engineering: James E. Bailey Award, 2023

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2023

ARPA-E Grant to decrease carbon emissions in biorefining processes, 2021

Honorary doctorate, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, 2020

The Gaden Award for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2019

Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, 2017

Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation, 2016

Elected 2015 President of the AIChE, 2014

Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature, 2014

Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, 2013

John Fritz Medal of the AAES, 2013

Siegfried Medal, 2012

AIChE Fellow, 2012

Inaugural Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication, 2011

Corresponding Foreign Member of the Academy of Athens, Greece, 2011

ENI Prize on Renewable and Non-Conventional Energy, 2011

BIO – George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial – Biotechnology, 2010

ACS E.V. Murphree Award, 2010

Amgen Biochemical Engineering Award, 2009

AIChE Founders Award, 2007

Charles Thorn Award from the SIM, 2007

Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2005

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2003

Merck Award in Metabolic Engineering, 2002

AIChE Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering, 2001

Marvin Johnson Award, ACS, 2000

AIChE Food, Pharma & Bioengineering Division Award, 1997

Inaugural Bayer Lecture on Biochem Eng, UC Berkeley, 1996

Chairman, Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioeng Division, AIChE, 1992

Founding Fellow, AIMBE, 1992

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher and Scholar Award, 1982

Excellence in Teaching Award, CalTech, 1982

Presidential Young Investigator Award, NSF, 1984

Technical Achievement Award, Southern Cal. AIChE, 1984

Michael S. Strano

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

AIChE’s Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering, 2019

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