Jim Pfaendtner holds a B.S. in ChE (Georgia Tech, 2001) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering (Northwestern University, 2007). He is currently the Bindra Career Development Professor and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington. He holds additional appointments as a Senior Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Lab and a Senior Data Science Fellow at the UW eScience Institute. Prior to joining the UW he received an NSF IRFP postdoctoral fellowship to work under the supervision of Profs Gregory Voth and Michele Parrinello. Jim is a recipient of a 2012 NSF CAREER award, a 2013 ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty in Computation Award recipient, and a 2013 University of Washington Presidential Distinguished Teaching Award (the highest teaching designation awarded at the UW).

A detailed CV can be found here.