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Andrew Zydney


Andrew Zydney

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Dr. Andrew L. Zydney is the Bayard D. Kunkle Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. He also serves as Director of the Penn State site in the Membrane Applications, Science, , and Technology (MAST) Center. Dr Zydney was Head of the Chemical Engineering Department from 2004-2014, and he was the founding Director of the Penn State Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology. Professor Zydney's research is focused on the application of membranes in bioprocessing, including the purification of monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, and gene therapy agents. Dr. Zydney served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Membrane Science from 2010-2019, and he is Past President of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS). His work has been recognized with the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separations Science and Technology, and the AIChE Gerhold Award for Excellence in Separation Science. Professor Zydney has also received multiple teaching awards, including the Warren K. Lewis Award from AIChE, the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Delaware, and the Distinguished Teacher Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.