University of Delaware
Professor Wilfred Chen joined the University of Delaware in January 1, 2011 as the Gore Professor of Chemical Engineering. He obtained his B.S. degree from UCLA in 1988 and his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1993, both in Chemical Engineering. After one-year postdoc in Switzerland, he joined UC Riverside in 1994. His research interests are in Synthetic Biology and Protein Engineering. Prof. Chen has published more than 280 journal papers and delivered over 100 invited lectures. He is the editor/associate editor for Biochemical Engineering Journal, Biotechnology Journal, and AICHE Journal. Prof. Chen has also received numerous awards, including Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication, Daniel I.C. Wang Award for Excellence in Biochemical Engineering from AICHE/SBE, Marvin J. Johnson Award in Microbial & Biochemical Technology from ACS, and the AICHE Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division Award.