Timothy A. Whitehead | AIChE

Timothy A. Whitehead

Timothy A. Whitehead, PhD, is the Johansen Crosby Endowed Chair Associate Professor in the Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and the Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State Univ. He received his BE in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt Univ. and his PhD in chemical engineering from the Univ. of California, Berkeley, and he held a postdoctoral appointment in the Dept. of Bio­chemistry at the Univ. of Washington. His research group develops new technologies for biomolecular engineering, with a focus on protein engineering and design. He has published 35 peer-reviewed journal papers and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the CAREER award by the National Science Foundation and the Young Scientist Keynote at the 2017 Protein Engineering Global Summit meeting. He serves as an Executive Committee member for an NIH T32 Biotechnology Training Grant on Plant Biotechnology for Health and Sustainability and is a member of AIChE, the Society for Biological Engineering, and the American Chemical Society.