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Howard Salis

Associate Professor

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Office: 318A Tyson Building


Phone: 814-865-1931

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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.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

119 Greenberg Complex

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574