Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Harvey Palmer

Dean, Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Expert in:
Chemical engineering education
Women in engineering and STEM disciplines
Research interests include micro-scale fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer in multi-phase flows and thin films, and biomedical applications
Organizational change management and recruitment, retention of faculty and students

Former academic positions:
Associate dean, graduate studies, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Rochester,
Department chair, chemical engineering, University of Rochester
Professional Engineer
Leo H. East Engineer of the Year Award, 2007, Rochester Engineering Society
Edwina Award for Gender Diversity and Inclusiveness, 2010, RIT
Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1979, 1982, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Rochester
Ph.D. in chemical engineering, University of Washington, 1971

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