Patrick Ymele-Leki

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Patrick Ymélé-Léki , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Howard University
L.K. Downing Hall, Room 2011
2300 6th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: 202-806-4811
Fax: 202-806-4635
Email: patrick.ymeleleki@howard.edu
Courses Taught:
  • CHEG 102: Introduction to Engineering Design, 3 Credits (Spring)
  • CHEG 301: Fluid Mechanics, 3 Credits (Fall)
  • CHEG 302: Heat Transfer, 3 Credits (Spring)
  • CHEG 413: Chemical Engineering Laboratory, 3 Credits (Fall)
  • CHEG 409: Independent Study in Chemical Engineering, 1-3 Credits (Fall/Spring)
  • CHEG 425: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, 3 Credits (Spring)
  • CHEG 502: Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, 3 Credits (Fall)
  • CHEG 625: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, 3 Credits (Spring)

Education:

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland (2009)
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland (2003)
A.S., Chemical Engineering, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland (2001)
Deug, Life and Earth Sciences, Faculté Libre de Sciences, Lille, France (1998)

Professional Experience:

Research Fellow in Pediatrics
Division Of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School
Mentor: Dr. Paula Watnick

Honors and Awards:

  • Research Initiation Award (National Science Foundation), 2015
  • Provost Research Award: Resources and Small Equipment Program (HU), 2014
  • Center of Biofilm Engineering Summer School Scholarship (MSU), 2006
  • Grosvenor Inc. Graduate Fellowship (UMBC), 2004
  • Outstanding Senior in Chemical Engineering (UMBC), 2003
  • UMBC Alumni Outstanding Student Award, 2003
  • Local Chapter American Institute of Chemical Engineers Award for Undergraduate Talk, 2003
  • United States Achievement Academy (USAA) National Award, 2001
  • Paul Peck Humanities Internship Award, 2001
  • Recognition for Academic Excellence in Honors Curricula (Montgomery College), 2001
  • Dr. Harry Harden, Jr. Black & African American Academic Awards, 2000, 2001
  • The R.B. Woodward Memorial Organic Chemistry Award, 2000, 2001

Professional Service:

  • Vice-Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineering National Capital Section, 2017
  • Director, American Institute of Chemical Engineering National Capital Section, 2016
  • Advisor, AIChE Howard University Student Chapter, 2015-2016
  • Member, Undergraduate Affairs Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2015
  • Member, Computer Utilization Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2015
  • Member, Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2014-2015
  • Member, Educational services committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2014-2015
  • Juror, I Heart CEACS Week Charrette, Howard University, Washington DC, 2014
  • Faculty Marshall, Recognition and Awards Ceremony, CEACS, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013
  • Faculty Marshall, 145th Howard University Commencement Ceremony, Washington DC, 2013
  • Member, Engineering Pathways to Innovation Team, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013-2015
  • Secretary, College of Engineering Architecture and Computer Sciences (CEACS) Faculty Meetings, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013-2015
  • Secretary, School of Engineering and Computer Sciences (SECS) Faculty Meetings, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013-2015
  • Chair, CEACS Safety Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013-2015
  • Member, Computer Utilization Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2013-2015
  • Member, CEACS Safety Committee, Howard University, Washington DC, 2012-2015
  • NSF Panelist, 2009, 2015, 2017
  • President, Biochemical & Chemical Engineering Society (BioChEGS), UMBC, 2006-2007
  • Secretary, BioChEGS Association, UMBC, 2003-2006
  • Member of the Provost’s Student Advisory Committee, UMBC, 2003-2004

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