Guest Editorial

  • Virginia Davis Auburn University

Abstract

Guest Editorial

Author Biography

Virginia Davis, Auburn University
Dr. Virginia A. Davis is the Mary and John H. Sanders Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department of Auburn University. She has been involved in K-12 outreach activities for over twenty years, and she has been conducting nanotechnology related education activities since 2003. Dr. Davis’ research is focused on using fluid phase processing to assemble cylindrical nanomaterials into larger functional materials. She has been an author on over thirty peer reviewed publications and her work has been cited over 1000 times. Her recent awards include the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum’s Young Investigator Award. She has also received several university awards or her research, mentoring, and leadership activities. Dr. Davis is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum and the advisor for Auburn’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers student chapter. She earned her Ph.D. from Rice University in 2006 under the guidance of Professor Matteo Pasquali and the late Nobel Laureate Richard E. Smalley. Prior to attending Rice, Dr. Davis worked for eleven years in Shell Chemicals’ polymer businesses in the US and Europe.
Published
2013-10-16
Section
Editorial