Past Keynote Speakers

Past Keynote Speakers

Since 1984, the Symposium has featured a keynote address from a researcher of international standing to promote excellence in oral presentation.

2020 Howard Stone Princeton University
2019 Abraham Stroock Cornell University
2019 Hari Pujar Spark Therapeutics
2018 Linda Broadbelt Northwestern University
2018 David C. Miller The National Energy Technology Laboratory
2017 Athanasios Nenes Georgia Institute of Technology
2016 Michael F. Doherty University of California, Santa Barbara
2015 Norman J. Wagner University of Delaware
2014 Kristi S. Anseth University of Colorado, Boulder
2013 Enrique Iglesia University of California, Berkeley
2012 George Stephanopoulos Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011 Menachem Elimelech Yale University
2010 Rakesh Agrawal Purdue University
2010 Karl Jacob The Dow Chemical Company
2009 Georges Belfort Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2008 John Walz Virginia Polytechnic Institute
2008 Jeffrey J. Siirola Eastman Chemical Company
2007 James Anderson Harvard University
2006 Carol K. Hall North Carolina State University
2005 Arthur W. Westerberg Carnegie Mellon University
2004 H. Scott Fogler University of Michigan
2003 John M. Prausnitz University of California, Berkeley
2002 Mario Molina Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2001 Ed Cussler University of Minnesota
2000 Klavs Jensen Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1999 Michael Shuler Cornell University
1998 John Perkins Imperial College, London UK
1997 Alice Gast Stanford University
1996 Mark Barteau University of Delaware
1995 Doug Lauffenberger Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1994 Joe Pekny Purdue University
1993 Elizabeth Dussan Schlumberger Doll
1992 John O’Connell University of Virginia
1991 Michael F. Doherty University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1990 Michael Shuler Cornell University
1989 Robert Anderson Monirex Systems, UOP Inc.
1988 Eduardo Glandt University of Pennsylvania
1987 Alexis Bell University of California, Berkeley
1986 George Keller Union Carbide
1985 Dan Luss University of Houston
1984 Ed Cussler University of Minnesota