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Associate Professor, Oregon State University
Microtechnology-Based Energy and Chemical Systems
Dr. Skip Rochefort has been at Oregon State University since 1993 and is currently an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering. He is Director of both OSU and College of Engineering Precollege Programs, is an OSU Honors College faculty, and has been recognized for his teaching and advising activities by American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the College of Engineering, and OSU. He has held several industrial research and postdoctoral positions (Dow Chemical, Kodak, AT&T Bell Labs, ESPCI (Paris, France), UC Santa Barbara). His research interests for the last 25 years has been in all areas of polymer engineering and science, with a focus over the last few years on biomaterials, and engineering education. He has also been an active member of ASEE, the Society of Rheology, and AIChE local and national organizations. His passion (and hobbie) is K-12 Outreach for the recruitment and retention of women and minorities into engineering, with the current focus on introducing engineering science at the middle school and high school levels.