Anne Skaja Robinson joined Tulane University in January 2012 as the Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Prior to Tulane, Dr. Robinson was a Full Professor and Associate Chair at the University of Delaware, where she started her academic career in 1997. Her honors include a DuPont Young Professor Award, and a National Science Foundation Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) Award, and she is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. She has several patents and over 75 publications in the field of biochemical engineering, and has graduated 18 PhD and 4 MS students.
Dr. Robinson has been a member of AIChE since 1989, and has been actively involved in the AIChE and American Chemical Society for her entire career. She has been active in programming for both societies, and was chair in 2006 of the ACS Biochemical Technology division after being the 2004 Program Co-chair. In 2015, she was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. She is on the advisory board of Biotechnology and Bioengineering and the editorial board of Biotechnology Journal, and has been an ad hoc reviewer for many NIH and NSF study sections. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Food and Drug Administration.