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Faculty Mentor Gene Cilento

Gene Cilento

Gene Cilento

Thesis and dissertation research topics

  • Chemical engineering to study biological transport phenomena living tissue

Why did you pursue graduate degrees in your field?

Keen interest in research using engineering principles.

Why did you select this career path?

I am a product of "put a man on the moon by the end of the decade." Yes, I am old.

What topics are the most exciting ideas emerging from your field?

Fantastic advances in engineering in health care research to come over this century.

What would you tell a student struggling to feel connected to their major?

Stay focused, follow your dreams and be passionate. Desire for continual learning and curiosity.

What is your life like outside of your profession/academics (family, hobbies, where do you call "home", etc.)?

Quiet life.