S. Murad received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University in 1979. He is a Professor and Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His research interests include molecular modeling of membrane-based separation processes (osmosis, reverse osmosis, ion exchange, etc., ion transport in membrane (inorganic, organic, and biologicial) and the dynamics of nanodroplets and jets. His awards and honors include the 2004 UIC Excellence in Research Award; the 1999 Excellence in Teaching award of the University of Illinois.
Biography Updated on 4 October 2007