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Chemical engineering educator

Paul Edward Laibinis, American chemical engineering educator. Achievements include contributions to more than 70 scientific publications, patent in area of thin films and nanotechnology. Recipient Predsl. Early Career award for Scientists and Engineers, 1996, Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award, 1998.

Background

Laibinis, Paul Edward was born on December 8, 1963 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward Bernard and Helen Jean (Draminski) Laibinis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985. Master of Arts in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1991.

Career

Teaching/research assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1991;postdoctoral fellow, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1991-1993;assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1993-1994;Texaco-Mangelsdorf assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1994-1996;Doherty assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1996. Correspondent Science-by-Mail, 1994-1995. Beckman Federation young investigator, 1995-1997, Office of Naval Research young investigator, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to more than 70 scientific publications, patent in area of thin films and nanotechnology.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society (Victor K. LaMer award division colloid and surface science 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, swimming, racket sports, film, theater.

Connections

father:
Edward Bernard Laibinis

mother:
Helen Jean (Draminski) Laibinis