Charles Schroeder

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Charles M. Schroeder 
James Economy Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Co-Chair, Molecular Science and Engineering Theme
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Center for Biophysics & Quantitative Biology
Department of Chemistry, Affiliate
Department of Bioengineering, Affiliate
Materials Research Laboratory (MRL), Affiliate
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Affiliate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Email: cms <at> illinois.edu
Phone: (217) 333-3906

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Brief scientific biography:
Charles Schroeder is the James Economy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is Co-Chair of the Molecular Science and Engineering Theme in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Professor Schroeder is a faculty member in the Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology and holds affiliate status in the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Bioengineering, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, and the Materials Research Lab (MRL). He previously served as Associate Head in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Illinois. Dr. Schroeder received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, followed by an M.S. in 2001 and Ph.D. in 2005 in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University under the supervision of Professors Eric Shaqfeh and Steve Chu. Before joining the University of Illinois in 2008, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University and the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Schroeder has been the recipient of several awards, including a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, an NSF CAREER Award, the Publication Award from the Society of Rheology, the Arthur B. Metzner Award from the Society of Rheology, an NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research at Illinois.