Michael Rother

Michael Rother
Professional Title
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Honors and Awards
2010 SCSE Young Teacher Scholar Award
2006 Omega Chi Epsilon Award

Interest Areas
The effects of surfactants of droplet interactions in viscous flows

Brief Bio
Professor Rother has been teaching fluid mechanics and senior design for ten years. His research area is transport phenomena as applied to drops and bubbles with applications in emulsion stability, materials processing, raindrop growth, and reduced gravity operations. His recent efforts concern the effects of surfactants in a variety of viscous flows. Dr. Rother is the current Chair of the North Midwest Section of ASEE and an Associate Fellow of the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute. 

Courses Currently Teaching
ChE 3111 Fluid Mechanics
ChE 4501 Chemical Engineering Design I
ChE 4502 Chemical Engineering Design II
ChE 5021 Transport Phenomena