Catherine Fromen | AIChE

Catherine Fromen

Assistant Professor
University of Delaware

Catherine Fromen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware. She received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2014 and performed postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan as a University of Michigan’s President’s Postdoctoral Fellow. She joined the University of Delaware in 2017, where her research group focuses on applying chemical engineering principles to pulmonary drug delivery. Major research efforts in the group involve designing therapeutic pulmonary aerosols for immune engineering and creating 3D-printed lung replicas to advance in vitro deposition testing. Dr. Fromen has authored over 25 manuscripts and patents, including notable peer-reviewed works in PNAS, ACS Nano, Chem Mater, and ACS Biomaterials Sci & Engineering. Her work has been recognized with recent awards, including selection as an Inaugural Early Career Board Member to ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, and the 2020 PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Award.