Mark E. Davis

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Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor in Chemical Engineering
Member, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Experimental Therapeutics Program
Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Office: Spalding Lab 215
Phone: (626) 395-4251
Fax: (626) 568-8743
Email: mdavis at cheme dot caltech dot edu


Professional Employment

2012, Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
2004, Member, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Experimental Therapeutics Program Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
1999-2004, Executive Officer, Chemical Engineering (CIT)
1993, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering (CIT)
1991, Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (CIT)
1990, Charles O. Gordon Professor of Chemical Engineering (VPI & SU)
1990, Visiting Professor-Stanford University
1989, Professor of Chemical Engineering
1985, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (VPI & SU)
1981, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
1976, (Summer) Research Associate, Monsanto Chemical Company


Education

1981, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering
1978, M.S., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering
1977, B.S., University of Kentucky, Chemical Engineering


Awards

2015, Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
2014, 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research
2014, ACS – Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis
2011, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
2010, University of Kentucky – Hall of Distinguished Alumni
2009, American Chemical Society – Elmer Gaden Award
2009, Honorary Doctor of Engineering, University of Kentucky
2008, AIChE – 100th Anniversary: named one of the “One Hundred Engineers of the Modern Era”
2008, Elected into the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering (Real Academia de Ingenieria)
2006, National Academy of Sciences
2005, American Chemical Society – E.V. Murphree Award
1999, AIChE – Professional Progress Award
1999, University of Kentucky – Engineering Hall of Distinction
1997, National Academy of Engineering
1995, Paul H. Emmett Award – North American Catalysis Society
1992, American Chemical Society – Ipatieff Prize
1990, NSF – Alan T. Waterman Award (first engineer to win the award)
1989, International Zeolite Association – Donald Breck Award for the Most Significant Contribution to Molecular Sieve Science, 1986-1988
1989, AIChE – Allan P. Colburn Award
1989, 90, 91, Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award for Academic Achievements in Catalysis
1985, NSF – Presidential Young Investigator
1985, ASEE – Dow Outstanding Young Faculty


Lectures

2016, Inaugural Distinguished Chemical Engineering Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University
2015, Eastman Distinguished Lecturer in Catalysis, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2015, Holtz Lecture, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
2014, Parr Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois
2014, D. F. Ollis Lecture in Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
2014, Eli Ruckenstein Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo
2014, W. K. Lewis Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2014, Edith M. Flanigen Lecture in Materials Science, UOP
2014, Harry G. Fair Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
2013, W. G. Lowrie Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University
2013, H. McGee Lecture,Chemical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
2012, IMED Lecture, UCLA Medical School
2012, Charles M. Knight Lectures, Chemistry, University of Akron
2012, Stanley Katz Lecture, Chemical Engineering, City College of New York
2012, Aurel Stodola Lecture, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
2012, T.W. Leland, Jr., Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Rice University
2012, Artie McFerrin Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
2012, Robert F. Rushmer Lecture, Bioengineering, University of Washington
2011, Kavli Lecture, Materials Research Society
2011, Kendall-Mattox Lecture, Mayo Clinic
2011, John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture, Vanderbilt University
2011, Ashton Carey Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
2010, ACS – Stieglitz Lecture, University of Chicago
2010, Fralin-MII Visiting Scholar Lectures, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
2010, Alumni Lectures, Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2010, Ginn Distinguished Lecture in Chemical Engineering, Auburn University
2009, Britton Chance Distinguished Lecture in Engineering & Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
2009, Edward Noble Kramer Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture, University of Wisconsin
2009, Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
2009, Donald L. Katz Lectureship in Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
2008, AIChE – 60th AIChE Institute Lecture
2008, Frederickson Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota
2008, R. H. Wilhelm Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
2007, Elkin Distinguished Investigator Cancer Lectureship, Emory School of Medicine
2005, Texas Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas
2004, Conoco Phillips Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University
2004, Tis Lahiri Memorial Seminar, Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
2002, Yale Engineering Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecturer & Tetelman Fellow Faculty of Engineering, Yale University
2002, Distinguished Research Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
2002, Kelly Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
2002, Reilly Lectureship, Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
2002, Berkeley Lectures, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2002, Patten Distinguished Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
2000, David Mason Lecture, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
1999, Joe Smith Distinguished Lecture, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis
1999, American Chemical Society – Langmuir Lecture
1999, Julian C. Smith Lectureship in Chemical Engineering, Cornell University
1999, Margaret C. Etter Memorial Lectureship, Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1997, Hollingsworth Lectureship in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1996, Cross Canada Lecture Tour – Catalysis Division of The Chemical Institute of Canada
1994, Dexter F. Baker Distinguished Lectureship, Lehigh University
1993, G. C. A. Schuit Lecture, University of Delaware
1993, Miles Distinguished Lectureship, University of Pittsburgh
1990, Robert Vaughan Lectureship, California Institute of Technology


Memberships

Professional:
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM)

Honorary:     
ΦΗΣ – Phi Eta Sigma
ΤΒΠ – Tau Beta Phi
ΩΧΕ – Omega Chi Epsilon


Journal Editorships

2015-present, Editorial Board, Bioengineering and Translational Medicine
2015-present, Editorial Board, Reaction Chemistry and Engineering
2014-present, Editorial Board, Reviews in Chemical Engineering
2011-present, Editorial Board, Molecular Therapy – Nucleic Acids
2010-present, Editorial Board, Drug Delivery and Translational Research
2010-present, Editorial Board, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
2009-2013, Advisory Board, Silence
2008-present, Advisory Board, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics
2005-2009, Advisory Board, Human Gene Therapy
2004-present, Advisory Board, Bioconjugate Chemistry
2003-2006, Advisory Board, American Journal of Drug Delivery
1999-2001, Advisory Board, Chemical and Engineering News
1996-2000, Editor, Catalysis Technology (CaTTech)
1996-1999, Associate Editor, Chemistry of Materials
1995-1997, Associate Editor, AIChE Journal
1995-1996, Editorial Board, Chemistry of Materials
1994-2005, Editorial Board, Journal of Catalysis
1994-2009, Editorial Board, Topics in Catalysis
1994-2009, Editorial Board, Catalysis Letters
1992-present, Editorial Board, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials
1992-1995, Editorial Board, AIChE Journal


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“Meet Mark’s other research group”

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“Mark is hanging out with some friends”

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“Look at the great zeolites over there!!”

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Prof. Davis winning the Masters Age 55-59 World Championship 400-meter race. (Photo by Darren Hall)

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Davis Lab reunion in Hiroshima, Japan. Summer 2012

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Davis lab reunion in Dallas, Texas as Mark receives the Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis. Spring 2014.

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Mark with Carl Lewis at the 2015 Penn Relays

 

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Mark and Sarah with Vincent G. Cerf (who is recognized as an one of the founding fathers of the Internet) at NSF, 2016