David Sholl is the Michael E. Tennenbaum Family Chair and GRA Eminent Scholar in Energy Sustainability in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech. He has held this position since January 2008. Prior to his appointment at Georgia Tech, David was on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University for 10 years. David grew up in Australia and received his undergraduate degree in Theoretical Physics from the Australian National University. He then received a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he worked with Prof. Rex Skodje from the Department of Chemistry.
His research group has published in the areas of computational materials modeling, porous materials for carbon capture applications, membranes for gas separations, and heterogeneous catalysis. Sholl has published more than 220 papers with over 7,000 citations and has given more than 160 invited conference talks and seminars. He is currently a senior editor for Langmuir (an American Chemical Society journal) and chair of the Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Sholl has served as the research and thesis advisor to more than 80 students at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels.
David's various awards include:
"How to Win the Nobel Prize and Change the World"
"The Secrets of Memorably Bad Presentations".
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