Kelvin H. Lee is Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware and is Director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute. He received a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Princeton and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He spent several years in the Biotechnology Institute at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland and also completed a postdoc in Caltech's Biology Division. Prior to his current appointment, he was on the faculty at Cornell University where he held the titles of: Samuel C. and Nancy M. Fleming Chair Professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director of the Cornell Institute for Biotechnology, and Director of the New York State Center for Life Science Enterprise. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His research areas address issues in the manufacturing of therapeutic proteins as well as the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Princeton University, BSE, 1991, Chem Engg
California Institute of Technology, MS, 1993, Chem Engg
California Institute of Technology, PhD, 1995, Chem Engg
Offices or Project Responsibilities held in AIChE:
Fellow American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; Delaware Bioscience Association Board of Directors; Society for Biological Engineering Board of Directors; American Chemical Society Program Chair; American Electrophoresis Society Program Chair.
Member of: AIChE, SBE, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Electrophoresis Society, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Delaware Bioscience Association, International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment
Important on-the-job accomplishments
Served as Director of the Cornell University Biotechnology Institute as well as Director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute.
Mentored numerous undergraduate, masters, PhD, and postdoctoral students.
Established effective science outreach programs for K-12 students and for teachers.
Organized the international CHO Genome community effort.
Other important positions held in your career:
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University