Robert D. Tilton
Professor Tilton has been a member of the Chemical Engineering faculty of Carnegie Mellon University since 1992. He earned the B.Ch.E. from the University of Delaware in 1986, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University in 1987 and 1991, respectively. He conducted postdoctoral research in the Department of Physical Chemistry at the Royal Institute of Technology and the Institute for Surface Chemistry in Stockholm. He is a member of the NIH Nanotechnology Study Section and serves as Scientific Advisor to the Institute Excellence Centre for Controlled Release and Delivery at the Institute for Surface Chemistry. He has held several leadership positions in the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, including service as the Victor K. LaMer Award Committee Chair, and Division Vice-Chair, Chair-Elect, Chair and Councilor, and was elected in 2010 as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.