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Michael Tsapatsis is an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts—Amherst. His research interests are in developing new materials and devices for the chemical process industry. He received an Engineering Diploma from the University of Patras and MS and PhD degrees from the California Institute of Technology, working with George Gavalas on inorganic membrane synthesis by chemical vapor deposition. As a postdoctoral fellow, he worked with Mark Davis at Caltech, studying zeolite synthesis and characterization. Tsapatsis is the recipient of a North American Membrane Society Fellowship, a National Center for Electron Microscopy Fellowship, a David and Lucile Packard Fellowship, a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and most recently a Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. Gavalas George R.