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Eugene V. Cilento

Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Glen H. Hiner Dean, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources


Approved Graduate Faculty for Statler MS and PhD committees

Education
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1978
M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1976
B.E., Chemical Engineering, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1973

Contact:
Phone: (304) 293-4157

Office: MRB 367A

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Eugene Cilento
Postdoctoral Experience
Dean, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2001 - Present
Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2000 - 2001
Professor of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1999 - Present
Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989 - 1999
Research Professor in Anatomy, West Virginia University, 1989 - Present
Acting Chair of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1988 - 1989
Sabbatical Leave, academic year 1987 - 1988
Visiting Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering/Anatomy, University of Arizona, 1988 - 1989
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1983 - 1989
Research Associate Professor in Anatomy, West Virginia University, 1984 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1979 - 1983
Research Assistant Professor in Anatomy, West Virginia University, 1980 - 1984
Research Instructor in Anatomy, West Virginia University, 1978 - 1980

Predoctoral Experience
Graduate Research Assistantship in Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1976 - 1978
Graduate Research Fellowship, Herman Schneider Laboratory of Basic and Applied Research, University of Cincinnati, 1973 - 1976

Research Focus Areas

Biotechnology/Bioengineering

Research Interests

Microcirculatory transport phenomena
Biomedical engineering
Cardiovascular engineering
Cellular mechanics
Tissue engineering

Teaching Interests

Transport phenomena
Thermodynamics
Fluid dynamics
Numerical methods
Statistics
Biomedical engineering
Engineering research techniques in the study of the life sciences

Special Interests

Dean Initiatives
My priority is to enhance the college infrastructure over the next five years to provide a high quality and enhanced learning environment for education and research, by increasing private and corporate support for scholarships and fellowships, special initiatives, faculty and student research and educational programs, improving and maintaining physical infrastructure and resources, and developing new or enhancing existing programs.

Professional Societies

AIChE Professional Promise Award, 1973
CoE Researcher of Year Award, 1984-85
CoE Outstanding Professor of Year Award, 1984-85
International Student Faculty Award, 1985
Tau Beta Pi, 1972 - Present
AIChE, 1973 - Present, (Vice Chair Area 15e Programming, 1987-89, Chair, 1989-1991)
Bioengineering National Steering Committee, 1989-92, (established Am. Inst. Med. Biol. Eng., AIMBE)
Biomedical Engineering Society, 1979 -
American Society for Engineering Education, 1981-Microcirculatory Society, 1981-
NIH Review Panel, Biomedical Engineering Partnership Grants, 1999
NIH, Program Project Grant, External Review Panel, 2002