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Cilento, Eugene V.

A portrait of Gene Cilento

304.293.4088

ESB 445


Professor - Chemical Engineering

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

Postdoctoral Experience

  • Dean, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2001 - 2019
  • 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

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