George Stephanopoulos

Research Interests

nanoscale process systems engineering, multiresolution modeling and design of materials and processes, multiscale process operations and control


Ph.D., University of Florida, 1974

M.E., McMaster University, 1971

Dipl. ChE., National Technical University of Athens, 1970


Honors and Awards

Demokritos Scientific Research and Innovation Award, Greece, 2016

CACHE Award for Excellence in Computing in Chemical Engineering Education, ASEE Chemical Engineering Division, 2015

The Ambani Life-Time Achievements Award, ICT-Ambani Corp., 2013

AIChE Founders Award, 2012

American Academy of Arts and Science Fellow, 2012

Fellow of AIChE, 2006

“BalwantS. Joshi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Chemical Engineering” UICT, Mumbai, 2005-06

“Gerster”Lecture, Universityof Delaware, 2004

William H. Walker Award, AIChE, 2003

AIChE Institute Lecture, 2003

Honorary Doctor of Science, McMaster University, 2002

“Roger Sargent”Lecture, ImperialCollege, 2000

National Academy of Engineering, 1999

The Kelly Lectures, Purdue University, 1999

Harry G. Fair Lecture, The University of Oklahoma, 1999

Best Paper Award: Designing and Systems, 14th European Mtg. on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna,1998

Centennial Lecturer, Technical University of Delft, Delft, 1995

Computing in Chemical Engineering Award, AIChE, 1993

Merck Distinguished Lecturer, Rutgers University, 1992

Best Paper Award, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 1992, 1987

Foreign Member of the Russian Acad of Tech. Sciences, 1991

The Stanley Katz Memorial Lecturer, CUNY, 1989

Curtis McGraw Award, ASEE, 1986

Allan P. Colburn Award, AIChE, 1982

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher and Scholar Award, 1977

Robert C. Armstrong

Research Interests

polymer molecular theory, polymer fluid mechanics, rheology, multiscale process modeling, transport phenomena, applied mathematics


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973,

B.ChE., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970


Honors and Awards

AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering, 2020

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2020

Elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 2008

Bingham Medal Award, 2006

University of Wisconsin Distinguished Service Citation, 2001

Georgia Tech Academy of Distinguished Alumni, 1996

Warren McCabe Lecturer, North Carolina State University, 1995

Society of Rheology, President, 1993-95

Professional Progress Award, AIChE, 1992

Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids named as a Citation Classic, 1988

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series Lecturer, 1987

Outstanding Faculty Award, ChemE Dept., MIT, 1975, 1976

DuPont Young Faculty Award, 1974, 1975


Charles L. Cooney

Research Interests

biochemical engineering


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967

B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1966


Honors and Awards

Honoris Causa by Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, 2012

Dieter & Inga Koehn Lecture, 2010

Fellow of the American Chemical Society, 2009

Founding Fellow, American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, 1992

Institute of Biotechnological Studies, 1989 Gold Medal

James Van Lannen Award for Distinguished Service to the Division of Microbial & Biochemical Technology of the American Chemical Society, 1985

Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 1983.

Becten-Dickenson Award lecturer, American Society for Microbiology, 1977

Listed in Who’s Who in Frontiers of Science & Technology

Listed in American Men of Science

Sigma Xi

William M. Deen

Research Interests

bioengineering, transport phenomena, membrane separations


Ph.D., Stanford University, 1973

M.S., Stanford University, 1971

B.S., Columbia University, 1969


Honors and Awards

Graduate Student Council Outstanding Faculty Award, 2012, 2013, 2016

Warren K. Lewis Award, AIChE, 2012

Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, MIT, 2012

Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Distinguished Teaching, MIT, 2011

Dr. Balwant S. Joshi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Chemical Engineering, UICT, Mumbai, India, 2008

Founding Fellow, AIMBE, 1992

Western Electric Fund Award, ASEE, 1982


Klavs F. Jensen

Research Interests

microsystems for chemical and biological applications,materials synthesis and processing, multiscale simulation of reactive processes


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1980

M.Sc., Technical University of Denmark, 1976


Honors and Awards

The Neal R. Amundson Award, 2023

National Academy of Inventors Fellow, 2022

Corning Int’l Prize for Outstanding Work in Continuous Flow Reactors & Chemistry for a Greener and Safer World, 2018

John Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecturer Award, 2018

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2017

AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering, 2016

IUPAC-ThalesNano International Prize, 2012

AIChE’s William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature, 2011

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2009

American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 2008

Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004

National Academy of Engineering, 2002

R. H. Wilhem Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2000

Berkeley Lectures in Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, 2000

Charles M.A. Stine Award, AIChE, 1995

Allan P. Colburn Award of the AIChE, 1987

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1987

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1987

Presidential Young Investigator Award (NSF), 1984

Young Author’s Award of the Electrochemical Society, 1983