Professor Karen K. Gleason

Associate Dean of Engineering for Research
Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering

Contact Information
Room 66-466
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
Phone: 617.253.5066
FAX: 617.258.5042
Email: kkgATmitDOTedu

Ph.D., 1987 Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
S.M., 1982 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S.B., 1982 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Research Interests
See the research page.

Honors and Awards
  • Chair, 5th International Conference on Hot-Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition, 2008
  • Guest Editor of Special Issue on CVD of Polymeric Materials in Chemical Vapor Deposition, 2008
  • Donders Visiting Professorship Chair, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2006
  • Excellence Award for Research in Manufacturing and Environment, Safety and Health;sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation and International SEMATECH, 2000
  • Tenth Annual Van Ness Award Lecturer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2000
  • Chair, Gordon Conference of Diamond Synthesis, Oxford UK, 1998
  • Presidential Young Investigator, National Science Foundation, 1990
  • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 1990
  • Amoco Foundation Fellow, 1982-85
  • NCAA Post-graduate Fellow, 1982
  • All-American NCAA Division III Swimming, 1978-82

    Selected Publications
    See Publications page.