Michael V. Pishko

Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wyoming

Pishko

Office: EN 2085
Phone: 307.766.4253
Email: mpishko@uwyo.edu

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Research Interests

Dr. Michael V. Pishko, an accomplished chemical engineer and experienced administrator at Texas A&M University, assumed his role as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science in 2015.

Pishko, a professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering, served as director of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing at Texas A&M since 2009. He also served as head of Texas A&M's Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering from 2007 to 2011.
His experience at Texas A&M included leading workforce development and education programs for the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing. His role with the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing included work on academic, workforce training and K-12 outreach initiatives.

Pishko also has worked extensively with private industry and himself holds numerous patents in the field of biomedical engineering.

Awards & Honors

  • Honorary Professor, Swansea University, 2012
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Bioengineering Plenary Lecture Award, 2008
  • Distinguished Professor, Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2007
  • Mary Jane Kugel Award, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 2002
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1999 - 2001
  • NSF CAREER Award, 1999 - 2003

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia