UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Chemical and Biological Engineering
 portrait of faculty member Kofke

David A. Kofke

SUNY Distinguished Professor

510 Furnas Hall
(716) 645-1173
Fax: (716) 645-3822

Short bio Research Publications Teaching


Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Chemical Engineering 1988
B.S. Carnegie Mellon University Chemical Engineering 1983

Professional Experience

UB Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
SUNY Distinguished Professor 2013
Chair 2006-12
UB Distinguished Professor 2004
Professor 1998
Associate Professor 1994
Assistant Professor 1989
Co-chair, UB Department of Biomedical Engineering 2010-12
Visiting Research Professor, University of Tennessee , Department of Chemical Engineering 1996-97
Visiting Researcher, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics; The Netherlands May 1992
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 1988-89

Honors and Awards

AIChE Fellow 2014
David Himmelblau Award, CAST Division of AIChE 2012
Schlumberger Lecturer, University of Alberta 2009
Johansen-Crosby Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University 2008
AIChE Area1a Keynote Lecturer 2007
Jacob F. Schoellkopf Medal 2007
Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Achievement Award 2007
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity 2004
John M. Prausnitz Award in Applied Chemical Thermodynamics 2004
UB Exceptional Scholar Award (Sustained Achievement) 2002
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 1994
Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award of the ASEE 1994
Presidential Young Investigator Award 1990

Professional Service

International Program Committee for the Third International Conference on the Foundations of Molecular Modeling and Simulation (FOMMS) 2003-
Member, AIChE Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) 2001-
Area 1a Programming Chair for the Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Los Angeles , November 2000 2001
Trustee, CACHE (Computer Aids for Chemical Engineering) Corporation (Secretary 2004-2006; Vice President 2008-10; President 2010-12). 1999-
Area 1a (Thermodynamics and Transport Properties) of the AIChE 1996-2002
Co-Organizer of the Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, Buffalo 2004

Last Updated: June 2012