Curriculum Vitae

Christopher R. Iacovella

Current Position:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Education:

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009
  • B.S. (with Distinction, Summa Cum Laude), Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2003

Professional Experience:

  • Research Assistant Professor, 2012-current, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Sponsors – Peter T. Cummings, Clare McCabe
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2009-2012, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Advisor – Peter T. Cummings
  • Visiting Junior Scientist, 2011, Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Host – Yura Kalyuzhnyi
  • Graduate Student Researcher, 2003-2009, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Advisor – Sharon C. Glotzer
  • Research Aide, 2002-2003, Department of Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo, Advisor – David A. Kofke

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors:

  • Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2008-2009
  • Distinguished Academic Achievement and Leadership in Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2008
  • Exploratory/seed grant to improve the ChE undergraduate program, University of Michigan, 2007-2008
  • Rackham Travel Grant to attend the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008
  • Department of Education GAANN Fellowship, 2005-2006
  • Finalist in Materials Research Society “Science as Art” competition, 2005
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2004 and 2005
  • College of Engineering Named Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2003-2004
  • Senior Fellowship, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo, 2003
  • University Honors Program Fellowship, University at Buffalo, 1999-2003
  • Service Excellence Award, University at Buffalo, 2002

Teaching Experience:

Additional Teaching Involvement:

Book Chapters:

  • Iacovella CR, Klein C, Sallai J, Ismail AE, (2016, anticipated) “Validation of Computational Models and Codes” contributed to “Introduction to Scientific and Technical Computing” (edited by C. Colina, F. Willmore, and E.R. Jankowski)
  • Iacovella CR, Glotzer SC, (2015, anticipated) “Assemblies of Polymer-Based Nanoscopic Objects” contributed to “Materials Science and Materials Engineering” (edited by Sam Mahfoudh & Mike Nicholls)
  • C.R. Iacovella, S.C. Glotzer, (2012) Assemblies of Polymer-Based Nanoscopic Objects contributed to the volume “Polymer Nanostructures” (edited by T. Russell and E. Kumacheva) as part of the book series “Comprehensive Polymer Science” (organized by K. Matyjaszewski and M. Möller)

Journal Publications: ( current h-index = 13 )

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University of Michigan (graduate work):

Proceedings Publications:

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