Mark E. Davis Research Group

California Institute of Technology

Group Members - Principal Investigator


 

Mark E. Davis

Warren and Katherine Schlinger Professor in Chemical Engineering

Member, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Experimental Therapeutics Program

Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Office: Spalding Lab 215
Phone: (626) 395-4251
Fax: (626) 568-8743
Email: mdavis at cheme dot caltech dot edu

Professional Employment:



2012
Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2004
Member, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Experimental Therapeutics ProgramMember, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
1999-2004
Executive Officer, Chemical Engineering (CIT)
1993
Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering (CIT)
1991
Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (CIT)
1990
Charles O. Gordon Professor of Chemical Engineering (VPI & SU)
1990
Visiting Professor-Stanford University
1989
Professor of Chemical Engineering
1985
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (VPI & SU)
1981
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
1976
(Summer) Research Associate, Monsanto Chemical Company



Education:



1981

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering
1978

M.S., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering
1977

B.S., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering



Awards:



2014
2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research
2014
ACS - Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis
2011
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
2010
University of Kentucky - Hall of Distinguished Alumni
2009
American Chemical Society - Elmer Gaden Award
2009
Honorary Doctor of Engineering, University of Kentucky
2008
AIChE - 100th Anniversary: named one of the "One Hundred Engineers of the Modern Era"
2008
Elected into the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering (Real Academia de Ingenieria)
2006
National Academy of Sciences
2005
American Chemical Society - E.V. Murphree Award
1999
AIChE - Professional Progress Award
1999
University of Kentucky - Engineering Hall of Distinction
1997
National Academy of Engineering
1995
Paul H. Emmett Award - North American Catalysis Society 
1992
American Chemical Society - Ipatieff Prize 
1990
NSF - Alan T. Waterman Award (first engineer to win the award)
1989
International Zeolite Association - Donald Breck Award for the Most Significant Contribution to Molecular Sieve Science, 1986-1988
1989
AIChE - Allan P. Colburn Award
1989, 90, 91 Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award for Academic Achievements in Catalysis
1985
NSF - Presidential Young Investigator
1985
ASEE - Dow Outstanding Young Faculty

Lectures:

2014
Eli Ruckenstein Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo
2014
W. K. Lewis Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2014
Edith M. Flanigen Lecture in Materials Science, UOP
2014
Harry G. Fair Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
2013
W. G. Lowrie Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University
2013
H. McGee Lecture,Chemical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
2012
IMED Lecture, UCLA Medical School
2012
Charles M. Knight Lectures, Chemistry, University of Akron
2012
Stanley Katz Lecture, Chemical Engineering, City College of New York
2012
Aurel Stodola Lecture, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
2012
T.W. Leland, Jr., Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Rice University
2012
Artie McFerrin Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
2012
Robert F. Rushmer Lecture, Bioengineering, University of Washington
2011
Kavli Lecture, Materials Research Society
2011
Kendall-Mattox Lecture, Mayo Clinic
2011
John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, Vanderbilt University
2011
Ashton Carey Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
2010
ACS - Stieglitz Lecture, University of Chicago
2010
Fralin-MII Visiting Scholar Lectures, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
2010
Alumni Lectures, Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2010
Ginn Distinguished Lecture in Chemical Engineering, Auburn University
2009
Britton Chance Distinguished Lecture in Engineering & Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
2009
Edward Noble Kramer Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture, University of Wisconsin
2009
Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
2009
Donald L. Katz Lectureship in Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
2008
AIChE - 60th AIChE Institute Lecture
2008
Frederickson Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota
2008
R. H. Wilhelm Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
2007
Elkin Distinguished Investigator Cancer Lectureship, Emory School of Medicine
2005
Texas Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas
2004
Conoco Phillips Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University
2004
Tis Lahiri Memorial Seminar, Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
2002
Yale Engineering Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecturer & Tetelman Fellow Faculty of Engineering, Yale University
2002
Distinguished Research Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
2002
Kelly Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
2002
Reilly Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
2002
Berkeley Lectures, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2002
Patten Distinguished Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
2000
David Mason Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
1999
Joe Smith Distinguished Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis
1999
American Chemical Society - Langmuir Lecture
1999
Julian C. Smith Lectureship in Chemical Engineering, Cornell University
1999
Margaret C. Etter Memorial Lectureship, Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1997
Hollingsworth Lectureship in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1996
Cross Canada Lecture Tour - Catalysis Division of The Chemical Institute of Canada
1994
Dexter F. Baker Distinguished Lectureship, Lehigh University
1993
G. C. A. Schuit Lecture, University of Delaware
1993
Miles Distinguished Lectureship, University of Pittsburgh
1990
Robert Vaughan Lectureship, California Institute of Technology

 

Memberships:

Professional 
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)  Honorary Phi Eta Sigma

American Chemical Society (ACS)
 Tau Beta Phi

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
 Omega Chi Epsilon

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)


National Academy of Sciences (NAS)


Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM)

 

Journal Editorships:

2011-
 Editorial Board, Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids
2010-
 Editorial Board, Drug Delivery and Translational Research
2010-
 Editorial Board, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
2009-
 Advisory Board, Silence
2008-
 Advisory Board, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics
2005-2009 Advisory Board, Human Gene Therapy
2004-
 Advisory Board, Bioconjugate Chemistry
2003-2006 Advisory Board, American Journal of Drug Delivery
1999-2001 Advisory Board, Chemical and Engineering News
1996-2000 Editor, Catalysis Technology (CaTTech)
1996-1999 Associate Editor, Chemistry of Materials
1995-1997 Associate Editor, AIChE Journal
1995-1996 Editorial Board, Chemistry of Materials
1994-2005 Editorial Board, Journal of Catalysis
1994-2009 Editorial Board, Topics in Catalysis
1994-2009 Editorial Board, Catalysis Letters
1992-
 Editorial Board, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials
1992-1995 Editorial Board, AIChE Journal

 

Mark is working hard.
Meet Mark's other research group.
Mark is hanging out with some friends.
"Look at that great zeolite over there!!"
Prof. Davis winning the Masters Age 55-59 2011 World Championship 400 meter race.
Photo by Darren Hall
Davis lab reunion in Hiroshima, Japan. Summer 2012