Anne Skaja Robinson was the Catherine and Henry Boh Professor in Engineering and Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tulane University from 2012-2018. She has several patents and over 85 publications in the areas of protein (re)folding and aggregation, protein biophysics, and protein expression of therapeutically relevant protein molecules, and has graduated 23 Ph.D. students to date. Prior to joining Tulane in 2012, Dr. Robinson was a full professor and associate chair at the University of Delaware, where she started her academic career in 1997. Her honors include a DuPont Young Professor Award, a National Science Foundation Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering (PECASE) Award, and she is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Robinson has been a member of AIChE since 1989 and has been actively involved in the AIChE and American Chemical Society for her entire career. From 2015-2017, she served on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. She recently chaired the ECI Cell Culture Engineering Meeting XVI in Tampa, Florida. She is on the advisory board of Biotechnology and Bioengineering and the editorial board ofBiotechnology Journal, and has been an ad hoc reviewer for many NIH and NSF study sections. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Food and Drug Administration.

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1994 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1989 MS, Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

1988 BS, Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

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Engineering welcomes new ChemE head

Anne Skaja Robinson became the department head of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in November 2018.