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
- 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