Faculty

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Nihat Baysal
Professor of Practice
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 122
Phone: 518-276-3327
E-mail: baysan@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~baysan
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey), 1997
M.S. Chemical Engineering (Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey), 1993
B.S. Chemical Engineering (Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey), 1991
Georges Belfort
Institute Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 2151
Phone: 518-276-6948
E-mail: belfog@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~belfog
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California at Irvine, 1972
M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of California at Irvine, 1969
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1963
Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 129 
Phone: 518-276-6683
E-mail: bequette@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~bequeb/
Education
Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin, 1986
M.S.E. University of Texas, Austin, 1985
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1980
Vidhya Chakrapani
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 133
Phone: 518-276-4402
E-mail: chakrv@rpi.edu
Website: http://lse.che.rpi.edu/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2007
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2004
B.S. Chem. & Electrochem. Eng., Central Electrochemical Research Institute, 2001
Cynthia H Collins
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 2125
Phone: 518-276-4178
E-mail: ccollins@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~collic3/
Education
Ph.D. Chemistry and Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology, 2006
B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Toronto, 2000
William Weightman Walker Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 3211
Phone: 518-276-6198
E-mail: crames@rpi.edu
Website: https://afsws.rpi.edu/AFS/dept/chem-eng/WWW/faculty/cramer/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Yale University, 1986
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Yale University, 1982
B.S. BioMedical Engineering, Brown University, 1978
Howard P. Isermann Professor
Vice President for Research
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 2215
Phone: 518-276-2899
E-mail: dordick@rpi.edu
Website: http://enzymes.che.rpi.edu/
Education
Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986
M.S. Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
B.A. Biochemistry and Chemistry, Brandeis University, 1980
Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor
Dean of Engineering
Contact Information
Office: JEC 3004 and CBIS 3344D
Phone: 518-276-6298
E-mail: gardes@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~gardes/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware,1997
B.Chem. Eng.,University of Bombay,1992
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 3217
Phone: 518-276-4459
E-mail: karanp@rpi.edu
Website: http://homepages.rpi.edu/~karanp/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Mumbai, 2000
Career Development Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 4005D
Phone: 518-276-2220
E-mail: koffam@rpi.edu
Website: http://koffasresearch.wordpress.com/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000
Diploma in Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1994
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 131
Phone: 518-276-8676
E-mail: lees27@rpi.edu
Website: http://homepages.rpi.edu/~lees27/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2011
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2003
Joel L. Plawsky
Professor
Department Head
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 102
Phone: 518-276-6049
E-mail: plawsky@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~plawsky/
Education
Sc.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,1986
M.S. Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1980
Peter M Tessier
Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor
Contact Information
Office: CBIS 4215
Phone: 518-276-2045
E-mail: tessier@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~tessip/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2003
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Maine, 1998
Patrick T Underhill
Associate Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 121
Phone: 518-276-3032
E-mail: underhill@rpi.edu
Website: http://www.rpi.edu/~underp3/
Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,2006
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Washington University, 2001
B.S. Physics, Washington University, 2001