Jennifer Sinclair Curtis is Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida. She has an internationally-recognized research program in the development and validation of numerical models for the prediction of particle flow phenomena. She is the co-author of over 100 publications and has given over 160 invited lectures. Professor Curtis is a recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar Award, a NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, the American Society of Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award, the Eminent Overseas Lectureship Award by the Institution of Engineers in Australia, the ASEE’s Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering, and the AIChE Fluidization Lectureship Award. She currently serves as Editor of Chemical Engineering Education, Associate Editor of the AIChE Journal, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Multiphase Flow. She has served on the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Committee on Engineering Education and has participated in two NAE Frontiers of Research Symposiums (2003 and 2008). Currently, she is Co-Chair of the National Academies’ Chemical Science Roundtable and serves on the Governing Board of the Council for Chemical Research. She is a Fellow of AAAS, AIChE and ASEE.