Darrell Velegol | AIChE

Darrell Velegol

Citation name

Velegol, D.


Penn State University





Darrell Velegol attended West Virginia University for his BS in Chemical Engineering, and he earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in 1997 working with Professors John L. Anderson and Stephen Garoff. In 1998 Velegol won the American Chemical Society's LaMer Award for the best PhD in Colloid & Surface Science. He continued with a post-doc with Professor Fred Lanni of the CMU Biology Department. In June 1999 Velegol joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State. Velegol won an NSF CAREER Award in 2000, and has continued to be funded by NSF, DOE, EPA, PRF, the Air Force, and other agencies for his work with colloidal forces, colloidal assembly, and colloidal motors. His research investigates the fabrication of colloidal assemblies and devices, with a specialty in understanding the interparticle forces and sorting processes. Velegol is a member of ACS, AIChE, AAAS, and ASEE.


(146b) Manufacturing Smart Ideas -- New Ideas on Moving R&D Innovations to Manufacturing Faster and at Higher Value
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(270e) Gambling on Innovation
2021 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1116-5)
(89b) Gambling on Innovation with Learning
2023 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1120-2)

Associated proceedings 

2006 Annual Meeting
2008 Annual Meeting
2009 Annual Meeting
2011 Annual Meeting
2012 AIChE Annual Meeting
2005 Annual Meeting
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
2010 Annual Meeting
2017 Annual Meeting
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety
2006 Spring Meeting & 2nd Global Congress on Process Safety
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting
2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting
2021 Annual Meeting
2023 AIChE Annual Meeting