Robert H. Davis Ph.D.

Davis, Robert H.
Position Department / Business Unit
Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science College of Engineering and Applied Science
Institution Disciplines
University of Colorado Engineering
City State / Provence
Boulder Colorado
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Dr. Davis is currently a Patten Professor, Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and Director of the Biotechnology Program at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Education

B.S., University of California at Davis (1978); M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University (1979, 1982)

Awards

University Medalist, University of California at Davis, 1978
NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science, 1982
NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1985
University of Colorado Junior Faculty Development Award, 1985
Omega Chi Epsilon Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in Chemical Engineering Award, 1989
Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Rocky Mountain Section of ASEE, 1990
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1990
Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering and Applied Science, 1993
AIChE Outstanding Paper Award, 1995
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Chemical Engineering, 1996
University of Colorado Faculty Fellowship, 1997
AIChE Excellence and Service Appreciation Award, 1999
Outstanding Service Award, College of Engineering and Applied Science, 1999
Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Engineering and Applied Science, 2000
Outstanding Research Award, Boulder Faculty Assembly, University of Colorado, 2000
Joe and Essie Smith Distinguished Lecturer, U.C. Davis, 2002
ASEE Dow Lectureship Award, 2002
Outstanding Service Award, Boulder Faculty Assembly, University of Colorado 2003

Important Articles

Staben, M., A. Z. Zinchenko, and R. H. Davis, "Motion of a Particle Between Two Parallel Plane Walls in Low-Reynolds-Number Poiseuille Flow, " Phys. of Fluids 15, 1711-1733 (2003); corrigendum: 16, 4204-4206 (2004).

Rother, M. A. and R. H. Davis, "Buoyancy-driven Coalescence of Spherical Drops Covered with Incompressible Surfactant at Arbitrary Péclet Number, " J. Colloid Interface Sci. 270, 205-220 (2004).

Brotherton, C. M. and R. H. Davis, "Electroosmotic Flow in Channels with Step Changes in Zeta Potential and Cross Section, " J. Colloid Interface Sci. 270, 242-246 (2004).

Nemade, P. R. and R. H. Davis, "Secondary Membranes for Flux Optimization in Membrane Filtration of Biological Suspensions, " App. Biochem. Biotech. 113-116, 417-432 (2004).

Knutsen, J. S. and R. H. Davis, "Cellulase Retention and Sugar Removal by Membrane Ultrafiltration During Lignocellulosic Biomass Hydrolysis, " App. Biochem. Biotech. 113-116, 585-599 (2004).

Kantak, A. A. and R. H. Davis, "Oblique Collisions and Rebound of Spheres from a Wetted Surface, " J. Fluid Mech. 509, 63-81 (2004).

Zinchenko, A. Z. and R. H. Davis, "Hydrodynamic Interactions Between Deformable Drops, " in Emulsions: Structure, Stability and Interactions, ed. D. Petsev, Elsevier, 391-447 (2004).

Good, B. T., C. N. Bowman, and R. H. Davis, "Modeling and Verification of Fluid-responsive Polymer Micropumps, " Chem. Eng. Sci. 59, 5967-5974 (2004).

Simms, H. M., C.M. Brotherton, B.T. Good, R.H. Davis, K.S. Anseth, and C.N. Bowman, "In Situ Fabrication of Macroporous Polymer Networks within Microfluidic Devices by Living Radical Photopolymerization and Leaching, " Lab-on-a-Chip 5, 151-157 (2005).

Staben, M. E. and R. H. Davis, "Particle Transport in Poiseuille Flow in Narrow Channels, " Int. J. Multiphase Flow 31, 529-547 (2005).

Zinchenko, A. Z. and R. H. Davis, "A Multipole-accelerated Algorithm for Close Interaction of Slightly-deformable Drops, " J. Comput. Physics 207, 695-735 (2005).

Kantak, A.A., J.E. Galvin, D.J. Wildemuth, and R.H. Davis, "Low-velocity Collisions of Particles with a Dry or Wet Wall, " Microgravity Sci. & Tech. XVII-1, 18-25 (2005).

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