Rodney O. Fox | AIChE

Rodney O. Fox

Glenn Murphy Professor of Engineering
Iowa State University

Professor Fox received his PhD in Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University in 1987. He joined Iowa State University as the Glenn Murphy Professor of Engineering in 1999, and was the Herbert L. Stiles Professor of Chemical Engineering from 2003-2012. Since 2001, he has been Associate Scientist at the US-DOE Ames Laboratory. He was promoted to Distinguished Professor in Engineering in 2010. Prior to joining ISU, Fox was an Associate Professor of Engineering at Kansas State University, and has held visiting professorships in Denmark, France, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands. His numerous professional awards include a NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1992 and the ISU Outstanding Achievement in Research Award in 2007. Professor Fox was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2007. From 2012-14, he was a Marie-Curie Senior Fellow at the Ecole Centrale in Paris, France. In 2015 he was selected as an International Francqui Professor by the Francqui Foundation in Belgium, and awarded a Chaire d’Attractivité at the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées, France. In 2016 he was selected for the North American Mixing Forum Award for Excellence and Sustained Contributions to Mixing Science and Practice.