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Todd Przybycien is a professor of chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He started his professional career with Monsanto Agricultural Company, where he worked for about two years before returning to academia.

Przybycien spent eight years on the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, followed by 20 years at Carnegie Mellon University. There, he served as founding head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He re-joined the faculty at Rensselaer in August 2018.

Przybycien received undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering and chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis. He received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering with a minor in biology from Caltech.

Email
przybt3@rpi.edu
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Todd Przybycien

Education

1989 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

1987 MS, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

1984 BA, Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis

1984 BS, Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Media mentions


CMU Engineering

Early detection of viruses in biopharma

Researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering are collaborating with Genentech and LumaCyte to develop an advanced biomanufacturing technology for adventitious agent testing.

Business Insider India

Tilton and Przybycien refine water filtration process that uses sand and plant materials

BME/ChemE’s Bob Tilton and Todd Przybycien's work on the process that converts sand and plant materials into a cheap and effective water filtration tool, called “f-sand,” was discussed in Business Insider India.

CMU Engineering

The seed that could bring clean water to millions

BME/ChemE’s Bob Tilton and Todd Przybycien have refined the requirements of a process that turns easily accessible sand and plant materials into a cheap and effective water filtration tool.

CMU joins the NIIMBL

CMU has joined the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), the 11th institute in the Manufacturing USA network.