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

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

Jesse H. Kroll

Research Interests

atmospheric chemistry, particulate matter, organic oxidation processes, and chemical kinetics

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, 2002

A.M., Harvard University, 1999

A.B., Harvard College, 1996

Publications

Honors and Awards

NSF Career Award, 2017

James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union, 2013

NASA Earth System Science Fellow, 2000-2002

NSF Graduate Fellow, 1997-2000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bernhardt L. Trout

Research Interests

pharmaceutical manufacturing, stabilization and formulation of biopharmaceuticals, nucleation and crystallization, molecular-level design of products and processes, molecular simulations and theory of reactions incomplex systems

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990

Publications

Honors and Awards

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2017

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2016

AIChE Division 15 (FPBE) Plenary Speaking Award, 2015

Armenian Academy of Engineering, Foreign Member, elected 2015

The Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2015

CCR Research Collaboration Award, 2014

AIChE Excellence in Process Development Research Award, 2014

Council for Chemical Collaboration Award, 2014

Manufacturing Technology Runner-up for the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, 2012

Impact Award from the Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum of the AIChE (CoMSEF), 2011

NAE invitation to “Frontiers in Engineering,” 2001

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professorship, 2001-2003

Ford Motor Company Young Investigator Award, 2001

NSF CAREER Award, 2000-2004

Joseph R. Mares Junior Faculty Chair, 1998-2001

Max-Planck Institute Fellowship, 1996-1997

NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1991-1994

Websites

The Molecular Engineering Laboratory at MIT: The Trout Research Group

Professional Education: Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics [10.50s]

Professional Education: AI and Ethics: Safeguarding Humanity (virtual)

K. Dane Wittrup

Research Interests

molecular bioengineering, protein engineering, therapeutic protein biotechnology

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1988

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1984

Publications

Honors and Awards

Elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 2012

Elected Fellow of the AAAS, 2011

Allan P. Colburn Award, AIChE, 1998

Presidential Young Investigator Award, NSF, 1990

A. McLaren White Award (First Prize, National Student Design Contest Problem), AIChE, 1984