Director, MacroTechnology Works (MTW)
Office of the Executive Vice President
for Knowledge Enterprise Development
B.S. Ch.E. with Distinction, Purdue University, May 1976.
M.S. Ch.E., Purdue University, August 1978.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, December 1984.
Reaction kinetics and mechanisms, surface and interface reactions, chemical reaction engineering with emphasis on high tech materials and micro/nano fabrication for flexible electronics and displays, environmentally-conscious manufacturing, novel biocompatible materials processing and device fabrication, photocatalysis, photocatalytic reactor analysis and design, air pollution control, indoor air purification and disinfection, electrochemical engineering, process dynamics and control, process design, active learning, cooperative/team learning, distance learning.
- Chemical Engineering
Honors and Awards
- ICOSCAR-1 (Delft, The Netherlands) Best Paper Award, 2001
- Nominee for Carnegie U.S. Professors of the Year Award, 1999/2000 (1 of 3 ASU nominees)
- CEAS Teaching Excellence Award, 1999/2000 (1 of 2 awarded)
- Boeing Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, 1997 (2nd place)
- Eastman Kodak Fellow, 1981 ‑ 1984 (1 of 10 nationwide)
- University of Wisconsin Fellow, 1980 ‑ 1981 (awarded to top 1%)