UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Chemical and Biological Engineering
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Johannes M. Nitsche

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

507 Furnas Hall
(716) 645-1182
Fax: (716) 645-3822
nitsche@buffalo.edu

Short bio Research Publications Teaching

Education

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering 1989
B.S. (with High Distinction) University of Minnesota Chemical Engineering 1984
B.S. (with High Distinction) University of Minnesota Mathematics 1984

Professional Experience

UB Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Professor 1999
Associate Professor 1995
Assistant Professor 1990
Fulbright Scholar in the Russian Federation (Research award, Far-Eastern State Technical University , Vladivostok) May-June 2003
Sabbatical leave as Gastdozent (guest of Professor Ulrich W. Suter), Department of Materials, Institute of Polymers, The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich March-July 1999
Sabbatical leave as visiting scientist, the Procter & Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratories, Cincinnati, OH 1998-99
Visitor (guest of Professor George K. Batchelor), Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England periodically over 1991-97
NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England 1989-90
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology June-August 1989

Honors and Awards

AIChE Professor of the Year Award, 2004-2005 2005
Fulbright Scholar award in the Russian Federation 2003
AIChE Professor of the Year Award 2002
Honorary Member, Golden Key National Honor Society 1997
Teacher of the Year Award, Tau Beta Pi 1997
AIChE Professor of the Year Award 1996
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 1995
NSF Young Investigator Award 1992
NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship 1989

Professional Service

Director of Undergraduate Studies for Chemical and Biological Engineering
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Last Updated: October 2007