Dr. Rosemarie D. Wesson is the Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Chemical Engineering at The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of the City University of New York. Dr. Wesson’s professional experience includes Director and Program Director at the National Science Foundation in the Directorate for Engineering; faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University; and Senior Research Leader in the Corporate Materials Science Research and Development Lab of The Dow Chemical Company.
She is an invited contributing author for the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) PRISM magazine and a Fellow in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Dr. Wesson recently ended a three-year term on the AIChE Board of Directors and received the 2014 Minority Action Committee (MAC) Eminent Chemical Engineers Award for outstanding contributions to the minority chemical engineering community. She is also a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Dr. Wesson received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her M.S. and Ph.D., both in Chemical Engineering, from The University of Michigan. Dr. Wesson is also a registered Professional Engineer.