Michael Harold | AIChE

Michael Harold

Citation name

Harold, M.


University of Houston





Mike Harold is the Cullen Engineering Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston. With expertise in catalysis and reaction engineering, Harold is the author of more than 180 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and has given over 350 presentations and invited lectures. Harold received his BS at Penn State and PhD from the University of Houston (UH). He joined the faculty at University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1985 where he became Associate Professor. In 1993 Harold joined DuPont Company, where he held technical and managerial positions. In 2000 Harold became the Dow Chair Professor and Department Chair at UH, a position he held for 16 years. Mike was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the AIChE Journal in 2012. His honors include the Excellence in Applied Catalysis from the Southwest Catalysis Society in 2019, the Ester Farfel Award at UH, and AIChE Fellow in 2014.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired


Catalytic Engineering Studies of NH3 Oxidation on Platinum13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference

Associated proceedings 

2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting
13th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference
2021 Annual Meeting
2022 Annual Meeting
2023 AIChE Annual Meeting