H. Scott Fogler is the Ame and Catherine Vennema professor of chemical engineering and the Arthur F. Thurnau professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He was recognized as a 2020 Michigan Distinguished Professor of the year, and was the 2009 National President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), a 50,000-member organization. He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. He is also the author of the Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Second -Edition, and coauthor, with Steven LeBlanc and Benjamin Rizzo, of Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Third Edition.
Professor Fogler’s research interests include flow and reaction in porous media, wax and asphaltene deposition, asphaltene flocculation kinetics, gelation kinetics, colloidal phenomena, and catalyzed dissolution. He has been research advisor to 49 Ph.D. students and has more than 250 refereed publications in these areas. Fogler has chaired ASEE’s Chemical Engineering Division, served as director of the AIChE, and earned the Warren K. Lewis Award from AIChE for contributions to chemical engineering education. He also received the Chemical Manufacturers Association’s National Catalyst Award, and the 2010 Malcom E. Pruitt Award from the Council for Chemical Research (CCR), and the 2019 Van Antwerpen Award from AIChE. He is the recipient of 12 named lectureships and is associate editor of Energy & Fuels. On April 15, 2016, Scott received a doctor honoris causa degree from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain.