Michael Harris

Robert B. and Virginia V. Covalt Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering (by courtesy)

FRNY 3043
Purdue University
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-0963 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 2001
B.S. ChE Mississippi State University, 1981
M.S. ChE University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1987
Ph.D. ChE University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1992

Research Group

Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Associates

  • Shohreh Hemmati

Graduate Students

  • Anurhuda Bhat (EEE)
  • Yu-Hsuan Lee
  • Brayden Wagoner
  • Lihui Wang

Undergraduate Researchers

  • Isra Abdelsalam (Summer 2018)
  • Ayana Abieyuwa Asemota (Summer 2018)
  • Teresa Anderson (Summer 2018)

Awards and Honors

Fellow, ASEE (2017)
Robert B. and Virginia V. Colvalt Professor of Chemical Engineering (2016 to Present)
Pioneers of Diversity Award (AIChE Minority Affairs Committee, 2015)
Reilly Professor of Chemical Engineering (2014 - 2016)
Fellow, AIChE (2009)
Distinguished Service Award, AIChE - Minority Affairs Committee (2009)
Purdue Engineering Mentoring Award, 2006
AIChE Grimes Award, 2005
University Faculty Scholar 2002-2007
NSF CAREER Award, 1997
AIChE Teaching Award - University of Maryland, College Park, 1997
Martin Marietta Energy Systems Significant Achievement Award, 1994
Invention Award - Martin Marietta Energy Systems Awards Night, 1993
Martin Marietta Energy Systems Significant Achievement Award, 1994
Invention Award - Martin Marietta Energy Systems Awards Night, 1993