Paschalis Alexandridis, Ph.D.

Department of Chemical Engineering, UB Distinguished Professor
Materials Science and Engineering, 
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Acting Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

Specialty/Research Focus

Genomics and proteomics; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport); Protein Function and Structure; Proteins and metalloenzymes


Ph.D. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Chemical Engineering - 1994

M.S. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chemical Engineering - 1990

Honors and Awards

UB Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award 2012
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities 2011
Honorary Adjunct Professor, Beijing University of Chemical Technology 2011
Jacob F. Schoellkopf Medal, WNY American Chemical Society 2010
UB Distinguished Professor 2009
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2006
Bodossaki Foundation Academic Prize in Applied Science 2005
Eminent Engineer; Tau Beta Pi 2004
Young Investigator Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society 2002
Exceptional Scholar Award (Sustained Achievement), UB 2002
Recognized for having positive impact on students, UB Career Planning/Placement Office 2002
Institute Lecturer Award, Japan Research Institute of Material Technology 2001
Innovator of Upstate New York, Upstate Alliance for Innovation 2001
National Science Foundation CAREER Award 1999
ASEE Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award 1999

Professional Service

UB Faculty Senate 2005-2009
University Faculty Senate Graduate and Research Committee 2008-2011
Executive Committee, AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) 2007-2009
Chair, AIChE Area 1C: "Interfacial Phenomena" 2004-2007
Vice-Chair, AIChE Area 1C:  "Interfacial Phenomena" 2001-2004
Victor K. LaMer Award Committee, ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry 2005-2007
Co-organizer, "Interfacial Phenomena in Ionic Liquids" Sessions, AIChE Meetings 2010-2012
Co-organizer, "Biomolecules at Interfaces" Sessions, AIChE Meetings 2006-2008
Co-organizer, “Applications of Nanostructured Fluids” Sessions, AIChE Meetings 2004-2005
Co-organizer, “Self-Assembly in Solution” Sessions, AIChE Meetings 1997-2002
Co-organizer, "Frontier of Colloid and Interface Chemistry" Symposium, PacifiChem 2005 2005
Co-organizer, "Chemistry of Colloidal Materials" Symposium, 84th ACS CSSS 2010
Co-organizer, "Self-Assembling Systems" Symposium, 78th ACS CSSS 2004
Co-organizer, "Self-Assembly" Symposium, 77th ACS CSSS 2003
Co-organizer, “Nanoscale Organization via Self-Assembly” Symposium, 76th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium, (CSSS) 2002
Organizer, "Surfactants, Polymers, and Colloids in Ionic Liquids" Symposium, 244th National ACS Meeting 2012
Co-organizer, "Dynamics of Self-Organization of Amphiphiles and Colloids" Symposium, 221st National ACS Meeting 2001
NSF, NASA and NIST review panels 1999-