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Bio

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Education

  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
  • M. Eng., University of Michigan
  • B.S.M.E., University of Missouri

Professional Experience

  • Stanford University, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering (2017 - present)
  • Cornell University, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (2013 - 2017)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Rheology (November 2015 - present)
  • Advisory Board Member, Physics of Fluids (August 2016 - present)
  • Terman Faculty Fellow, School of Engineering, Stanford University (2017-present)
  • James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow, Cornell University (2013 - present)
  • Princeton University, Postdoctoral Scholar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (September 2011 - December 2012)
  • General Motors Corporation, Delphi Automotive; Detroit, MI (2001 - 2006)

Honors and Awards

  • PECASE - Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Nominator: Department of Defense (2019)
  • PECASE - Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Nominator: National Science Foundation (2019)
  • ONR Director of Research Early Career Award (2017)
  • NAE Frontiers of Engineering (2015)
  • Cornell College of Engineering (Sonny Yau ’72) Teaching Award (2015)
  • ONR Young Investigator Award (April 2014)
  • NSF CAREER Award (January 2014)
  • NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education (2014)
  • Cover, Journal of Rheology, Vol. 58(1) (2014)
  • Cover, Rheology Bulletin Vol. 83(1) (2014)
  • Publication Award, Journal of Rheology (2013)
  • NSF BRIGE Award (2013)
  • Cover, Journal of Rheology Vol. 57(2) (March 2013)
  • Appointed James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow (2013)
  • Everhart Lecturer, California Institute of Technology (2011)
  • NDSEG Fellow (2008-2011)
  • Graduate Dean's Award, California Institute of Technology (2011)
  • P.E.O. Scholar Award (2010)
  • Best Overall Poster, Poster Symposium, California Institute of Technology (2009)
  • Cargése Scholarship for Complex and BioFluids Summer School (2009)
  • Best Student Poster, International Conference on Rheology (2008)
  • Honors Scholar, University of Missouri
  • President, Pi Tau Sigma Honor Society for Mechanical Engineering, Missouri Chapter
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • National Merit Special Scholarship

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Rheology
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineering
  • American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics
  • American Chemical Society
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Tau Beta Pi


Contact Information, Roseanna N. Zia

Email:    RZIA (at) stanford (dot) edu

Postal mail:
Stanford University
Department of Chemical Engineering
443 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305