Patrick T. Spicer | AIChE

Patrick T. Spicer

Patrick T. Spicer, PhD, is an associate professor of chemical engineering at UNSW Sydney (Email: He received a BS in chemical engineering from the Univ. of Delaware in 1992 and a PhD in chemical engineering from the Univ. of Cincinnati in 1997. Before moving to UNSW in 2012, he spent 15 years at Procter & Gamble Co., leading an engineering research group focused on scaleup and manufacture of complex fluid products for all of P&G’s business areas. Spicer now heads UNSW’s Complex Fluids Group, which studies the inter­actions of microstructure and flow in formulated materials. The group works with industry and academic partners to design fluids with unique response and flow behavior to improve product and material performance. Spicer developed the coursework for UNSW’s new chemical product engineering program.