• Ray B. Nesbitt Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering
Arul Jayaraman

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • M.S., Tufts University
  • B.S., Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Research Interests

  • Dr. Arul Jayaraman is an associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on molecular systems biotechnology, specifically on using integrated experimental and modeling approaches for investigating problems in human health and medicine. Current research projects include systems biology of cytokine signaling in inflammatory diseases; inter-kingdom signaling interactions between bacteria and human cells in GI tract infections; and development of microfluidic model systems for combinatorial drug screening and vascular tissue engineering.

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Celanese Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2010 TEES Select Young Faculty
  • 2009 Ray Nesbitt Development Professorship I
  • 2009 NSF CAREER award
  • 1994 Dean's Teaching Fellowship, University of California, Irvine