Thiele Lectureship

The Thiele Lectureship was established in 1986 to honor Dr. Thiele’s association with Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The Lectureship is intended to recognize outstanding research contributions by a younger member of the chemical engineering profession. This lecture occurs annually each fall. Previous lecturers in the series are listed below. Learn more about Dr. Thiele here.

  • 2018        Jodie Lutkenhaus, Texas A&M University
  • 2017        Paul J. Dauenhauer, University of Minnesota
  • 2016        Thomas H. Epps, III, University of Delaware
  • 2015        Samuel K. Sia, Columbia University
  • 2013        Suljo Linic, University of Michigan
  • 2012        Amy E. Herr, University of California at Berkeley
  • 2011         Rachel A. Segalman, University of California at Berkeley
  • 2010        Yiannis Kaznessis, University of Minnesota
  • 2009       Michael S. Strano, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2008       Thomas M. Truskett, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2007       Lynn Loo, Princeton University
  • 2006       Patrick S. Doyle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2005       Annelise E. Barron, Northwestern University
  • 2004       William H. Green Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2003       Linda Broadbelt, Northwestern University
  • 2002       Lynn Russell, Princeton University
  • 2001        Richard D. Braatz, University of Illinois
  • 2000       Julia Kornfield, California Institute of Technology
  • 1999        Eric Stefan G. Shaqfeh, Stanford University
  • 1998        Chaitan Khosla, Stanford University
  • 1997        Jackie Y. Ying, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1996        Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos, Cornell University
  • 1995        Henry C. Foley, University of Delaware
  • 1994        Doros N. Theodorou, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1993        Charles F. Zukoski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1992        Alice P. Gast, Stanford University
  • 1991         Vemuri Balakotaiah, University of Houston
  • 1990        Gerald G. Fuller, Stanford University
  • 1989        Bob Brown, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1988        Mark A. Barteau, University of Delaware
  • 1987        Manfred Morari, California Institute of Technology
  • 1986        Douglas A. Lauffenburger, University of Pennsylvania