Department of

Chemical Engineering

Designing molecular technology for the 21st century with biology and chemistry


Andrew Zydney | Curriculum Vitae


Doctorate - 1985 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelors - 1980 Yale University

Awards and Honors

  • 2011, Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2011)
  • 2007, Outstanding Professor Award, Alpha Chi Sigma Chapter, Penn State
  • 2004, Outstanding Professor Award, AIChE Chapter, Penn State
  • 1999, Distinguished Teacher Award, Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • 1998, Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • 1994, Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Delaware, Awarded to only 4 out of more than 1000 faculty at the University of Delaware for excellence in teaching.
  • 1990, Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Mid Atlantic Section of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • 1990, Special Faculty Award, College of Engineering, University of Delaware, Awarded for outstanding contributions in education in the College of Engineering
  • 1986, International Bioengineering Prize, Kolff 75 International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Organs an, Awarded for the Best Bioengineering Thesis for 1982-1985. Included cash award of $10,000.
  • 1986, Outstanding Faculty Award, Mortar Board of Delaware, Awarded to one faculty member in each college in recognition of outstanding teaching.
  • 1985, Shell Faculty Fellow, University of Delaware
  • 1983, Whitaker Health Sciences Fund Fellowship, Whitaker Health Sciences Fund, Competitive fellowship in biomedical engineering for two years of graduate study.
  • 1980, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation, National competitive fellowship for three years of graduate study.
  • 1980, Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1980, Honor Society, Sigma Xi
  • 1980, Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi

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