David G. Foster, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Rochester

Academic Degrees
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, 1999
M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, 1994
B.S., Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology (began at Syracuse University), 1988

Academic Appointments (all at the University of Rochester)
July 2013 to Present: Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
July 2009 to July 2013: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
January 2000 – June 2009: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Teaching Experience
Undergraduate Courses:
ChE 243 Fluid Dynamics (2001 to Present)
ChE 259 Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems (2006 to present).

Graduate Courses:
ChE 441 Advanced Transport Phenomena (2009-Present)

Industrial Experience (all at the Eastman Kodak Company, Research Laboratories)
2005-2013: Senior Principal Research Scientist (Research Associate), Thermal Media Laboratory, Electronic Imaging Division
1999-2005: Senior Research Scientist, Thermal Media Laboratory, Electronic Imaging Division
1996-1999: Senior Engineer, Photoprocessing Technology Department
1988-1996: Processing Engineer, Photoprocessing Technology Department
1982-1987: Synthetic Organic Chemist, Color Photography Division

Awards
2011-2012 Undergraduate Engineering Professor of the Year Award, University of Rochester Student’s Association
2006-2007 Undergraduate Engineering, Professor of the Year Award, University of Rochester Student’s Association
2006 Special Recognition Award – Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society
2003 Team Achievement Award – Silver Award – Eastman Kodak Research Scientific Council
2000 Distinguished Inventors’ Award, Eastman Kodak Company

Patents and Publications (see link here)

Membership in Professional Societies: ACS, AIChE, ECS, IS&T

Institutional and Professional Services:
2003-2007: Chair – Harrison-Howe Award Nomination Committee
2003-2004: Chair- Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society
2002 Chair-Elect: Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society
1999-2001: Secretary: Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society
1999-2007: Rochester ACS Undergraduate Student Awards Committee
1997-1998: Executive Committee Member-at-Large of Rochester Section

Professor David Foster