Faculty

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Georges Belfort
Institute Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 3209
Phone: 518-276-6948
E-mail:belfog@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~belfog
Education
B.S. Chemical Engineering (the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa), 1963
M.S. Chemical Engineering (The University of California at Irvine)
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (The University of California at Irvine), 1972
B. Wayne Bequette
Professor
Contact Information
Office: 129 Ricketts Building
Phone: B. Wayne Bequette
E-mail:bequette@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~bequeb/
Education
1980   B.S. Ch.E. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
1985   M.S.E. University of Texas, Austin
1986   Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin
Vidhya Chakrapani
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Office: 133 Ricketts Building
Phone: 518-276-4402
E-mail:chakrv@rpi.edu
Website: http://lse.che.rpi.edu/
Education
B.S. 2001, Chemical & Electrochemical Engineering, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, India
M.S. 2004, Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Ph.D. 2007, Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Cynthia H Collins
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: BIOTK1 2125
Phone:518-276-4178
E-mail:ccollins@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~collic3/
Education
B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (University of Toronto, 2000)
Ph.D. Chemistry and Biochemistry (California Institute of Technology, 2006)
Postdoctoral: 2006-2008, University of Calgary
Steven M. Cramer
William Weightman Walker Professor
Contact Information
Office: BIOTK1 3211
Phone: 518-276-6198
E-mail:crames@rpi.edu
Website: https://afsws.rpi.edu/AFS/dept/chem-eng/WWW/faculty/cramer/
Education
B.S. 1978 Brown University
Ph.D. 1986 Yale University
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (The University of California at Irvine), 1972
Jonathan S. Dordick
Howard P. Isermann Professor
Vice President for Research
Contact Information
Office:BIOTK1 2215
Phone: 518-276-2899
E-mail:dordick@rpi.edu
Website: http://enzymes.che.rpi.edu/
Education
B.A. Biochemistry and Chemistry (Brandeis University, 1980)
M.S. Biochemical Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
Shekhar Garde
Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor
Dean of Engineering
Contact Information
Office: RCKTTS 102 and CBIS 3344D
Phone: 518-276-2511
E-mail:gardes@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~gardes/
Education
B. Chem. Eng. 1992 University of Bombay
Ph.D. 1997 University of Delaware
Directorís Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory 1997-1999
Ravi Kane
P.K. Lashmet Professor
Department Head
Contact Information
Office: BIOTK1 4105
Phone: 518-276-2536
E-mail:kaner@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~kaner/
Education
B.S. Chemical Engineering (Stanford University, 1993)
M.S. Chemical Engineering Practice (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995)
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
Pankaj Karande
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: BIOTK1 3217
Phone: 518-276-4459
E-mail:karanp@rpi.edu
Website: http://homepages.rpi.edu/~karanp/
Education
B.S. 2000 University of Mumbai
Ph.D. 2006 University of California, Santa Barbara
Postdoctoral 2008 MIT/Center for Cancer research
Matteos Koffas
Career Development Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 4005D
Phone: 518-276-2220
E-mail:koffam@rpi.edu
Website: http://koffasresearch.wordpress.com/
Education
B.S. National Technical University, Athens, Greece, 1994
M.S. Chemical Engineering (The University of California at Irvine)
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 131
Phone: 518-276-8676
E-mail:lees27@rpi.edu
Website: http://homepages.rpi.edu/~lees27/
Education
B.S. Seoul National University, South Korea 2003
Ph.D. University of Minnesota 2011.
Joel L. Plawsky
Professor
Contact Information
Office: RCKTTS 134
Phone: 518-276-6049
E-mail:plawsky@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~plawsky/
Education
B.S. U. Michigan 1980
MSCEP MIT 1982
Ph.D. MIT 1986
Peter M Tessier
Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor
Contact Information
Office: BIOTK 4215
Phone: 518-276-2045
E-mail:tessier@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~tessip/
Education
B.S. Univ. of Maine 1998
Ph.D. Univ. of Delaware 2003
Postdoctoral:  MIT Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research 2003-2007
Patrick T Underhill
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: RCKTTS 132
Phone: 518-276-3032
E-mail:underp3@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~underp3/
Education
B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2001, Washington University
B.S. Physics, 2001, Washington University
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2006, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral: 2006-2008, University of Wisconsin - Madison