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New Leadership Roles in Chemical Engineering

June 26, 2018

Associate Professor Richard West has been named the Associate Chair of Graduate Studies for the Department of Chemical Engineering, effective July 1, 2018. Chemical engineering's graduate program has seen tremendous growth over the years and in this role Professor West will continue to develop and expand the program. Graduate students are encouraged to reach out to Professor West as he will now be the point of contact for our graduate program, in partnership with Sarah Dosier, academic assistant.

Contact information: Associate Professor Richard West,


In addition, due to his increasing role in establishing international collaborations/centers, Professor Ming Su (the immediate past Associate Chair of Graduate Studies) will become the Associate Chair of International Collaborations for the Department of Chemical Engineering. In this role, he will serve as the contact point for the department’s international collaboration efforts. The department has numerous collaborations in China, Colombia, Germany, Spain, Brazil, and more. These international connections are adding significant value to the program and increasing the department's international reputation.

Contact information: Professor Ming Su,