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Chemical Engineering – Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

HEDCO Building 216
(213) 740-2225
FAX: (213) 740-8053

Chair: Theodore T. Tsotsis, Ph.D.

Director: Katherine S. Shing, Ph.D.


Zohrab A. Kaprielian Dean’s Chair in Engineering and Chester F. Dolley Chair in Petroleum Engineering: Yannis C. Yortsos, Ph.D.

Fluor Early Career Chair in Engineering: Andrea M. Armani, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering, Materials Science)

M.C. Gill Chair in Composite Materials: Steven R. Nutt, Ph.D. (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

Omar B. Milligan Chair in Petroleum Engineering: Iraj Ershaghi, Ph.D.

N.I.O.C. Chair in Petroleum Engineering: Muhammad Sahimi, Ph.D.

Robert E. Vivian Chair in Energy Resources: Theodore T. Tsotsis, Ph.D.

Fluor Professor in Process Engineering: S. Joe Qin, Ph.D.

William M. Keck Professor of Energy Resources: Donald M. Paul, Ph.D.

Gordon S. Marshall Professor in Engineering Technology: Dongxiao Zhang, Ph.D. (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Kenneth T. Norris Professor of Engineering: Anupam Madhukar, Ph.D. (Physics)

Professors: Edward Crandall, Ph.D., M.D. (Medicine); P. Daniel Dapkus, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Martin Gundersen, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Rajiv K. Kalia, Ph.D. (Physics and Computer Science); Michael Kassner, Ph.D. (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering); Terence G. Langdon, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Earth Sciences); Florian Mansfeld, Ph.D.; Aiichiro Nakano, Ph.D. (Computer Science, Physics and Biomedical Engineering); George Olah, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Richard Roberts, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Richard Stegemeier, M.S. Eng.; Armand R. Tanguay, Jr., Ph.D. (Electrical and Biomedical Engineering); Mark E. Thompson, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Priya Vashishta, Ph.D. (Physics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering)

Associate Professors: Wenji Victor Chang, Ph.D.; Edward Goo, Ph.D.; C. Ted Lee, Jr., Ph.D.*; Katherine S. Shing, Ph.D.*; Chongwu Zhou, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering)

Assistant Professors: Malancha Gupta, Ph.D.; Andrea Maria Hodge, Ph.D. (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering); Kristian Jessen, Ph.D.; Noah Malmstadt, Ph.D.; Pin Wang, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professors: Michael Kezirian, Ph.D.; Ian Webster, Sc.D.

Research Professors: Fred Aminzadeh, Ph.D.; Peter Will, Ph.D. (Information Sciences Institute)

Emeritus Professors: Elmer L. Dougherty, Ph.D.; Murray Gershenzon, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Ronald Salovey, Ph.D.*; William G. Spitzer, Ph.D. (Physics and Electrical Engineering)

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Chemical Engineering Honor Society: Omega Chi Epsilon