Steve Lustig joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University as an associate professor in September 2016. Before moving to Boston, he was an adjunct professor at the University of Delaware in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, where he taught statistical thermodynamics, polymer physics and green engineering for 8 years. While teaching at the University of Delaware he was a principal investigator at the DuPont Central Research & Development laboratories at Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware for 26 years. In 2013 he was awarded the AIChE Industrial Research & Development Institute Award for his work at DuPont. In his spare time, he enjoys welding metal sculpture and sailing with his family.