Roger Bonnecaze

Dr. Roger Bonnecaze

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1991

M.S., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1987

B.S. (Honors), Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 1985

Contact: rtb@che.utexas.edu

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Rheology of Suspensions, Emulsions & Complex Fluids Turbidity and Debris Flows
Computational Fluid Mechanics Imprint and Immersion lithography
Electrical Impedance Tomography Self-assembly of Nanoparticles at Surfaces

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Present:
Co-Chair of the Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) Center
September 2005-present
Professor of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
September 2002-present
Visiting Professor, Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie, ESPCI, Paris, FRANCE
2005 – December 2012
 Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Spring 2003, Spring 2004
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
September 1998-September 2002
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
January 1993-September 1998
Teaching and research related to modeling and simulation of the behavior of colloidal suspensions, emulsions, electrical impedance tomography, suspension, turbidity and debris flows, self-assembly of nanoparticles at surfaces and microfluidics.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, DAMTP, University of Cambridge (ApriI1991-October 1992)
Research on particle-driven gravity currents and gravity currents in porous media.
Project Engineer/Manager, Hydro Research Science, Santa Clara, California (July 1987 -October 1988)
Conducted physical and numerical model studies to develop solutions to problems of sediment-transport in hydraulic systems and pollutant-transport in aquifers and estuaries.

AWARDS

Fellow of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Mechanics, 2006
The University of Texas Best Research Paper Award, 2006
Caltech Vaughn Lecturer, 2005
Journal of Rheology Publication Award, 2004
Joliot-Curie Visiting Professor, ESPCI, France, 2004
T. Brockett Hudson Professor of Chemical Engineering, 2002-present
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching, 2001
Most Outstanding Faculty Member in Chemical Engineering, 1997
College of Engineering Faculty Leadership Award, 1996
Texas Ex-Students Teaching Award, 1996
Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Centennial Fellow in Chemical Engineering, 1995-2002
Award for Outstanding Engineering Teaching by an Assistant Professor, 1995
David & Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship, 1994-1999
National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, 1993-1998