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Howard Salis

Associate Professor


  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

244 Agricultural Engineering Building


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Assistant professor of Biological and Chemical Engineering; Synthetic Biology & Metabolic Engineering; integrated computational-experimental development of biophysical models; automated design and engineering of cellular sensors, genetic circuits, metabolic pathways, and genomes.






The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

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Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2574