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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

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Bernard J. Van Wie

Bernard J. Van Wie

Bernard J. Van Wie, Ph.D.
Professor

Biotechnology including biosensors and bioanalytical devices, cell and tissue culture, engineering education research

Dr. Van Wie’s CV

Office: 311 Wegner Hall 📞509-335-4103

The Gene and Linda Voiland
School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
1505 Stadium Way, Room 105
P.O. Box 646515
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6515

Graduate Students

Arshan Nazempour – MS Thesis: Hands-on Educational Innovations [funded by the National Science Foundation]; Recent PhD Thesis (2016): Cartilage Production and Cellular Mechanisms in a Centrifugal Bioreactor [funded by the National Science Foundation]
Jacqueline Burgher – PhD Thesis: Biomass Conversion and Classroom Implementation [funded by the National Science Foundation]
Negar Beheshti Pour – PhD Thesis: Hands-on Learning Heat Exchangers, Thermal Boundary Layer and Bubble Capture System [funded by the National Science Foundation]
Baran Arslan – Postdoctoral Associate: Biomanufacturing of Effector T-Cells for Cancer Therapy [funded by the National Science Foundation]
Olivia Ranft – Recently admitted MS Student: Ion Selective Electrodes for Detecting Cells and Proteins [funded by Washington State University Gap Fund]

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 1982 – Oklahoma University, Norman, OK
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, 1979 – Oklahoma University, Norman, OK
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1977 – Oklahoma University, Norman, OK

Research Areas

Professional Experience

  • 8/1995–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–5/2017 — Professional leave taken at Washington State Univ. & the Univ. of Kentucky Lexington and Paducah, Cell Separations & Engineering Education Research
  • 9/2007–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–7/2008 — Fulbright Scholar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • 8/2000–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–6/2001 — Professional leave to the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, Chemistry Division, Biosensor Research
  • 8/1991–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–8/1992 — Professional leave to Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Chemical Engr. Dept., Biosensor Research
  • 8/1989–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–8/1995 — Associate Professor Chem. Engr. Dept., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 7/1983–Pres. — Full Professor Voiland Sch. of Chem. Engr. & Bioengr., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 1/2017–8/1989 — Assistant Professor Chem. Engr. Dept., WSU, Pullman, WA
  • 5/1982–6/1983 — Post Doc. Res. Assoc., Univ. of OK, Norman, OK
  • 8/1981–5/1982 — Guest Lecturer/Res. Assoc., Univ. of OK
  • Sum. 1980 — Research and Development, Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartlesville, OK
  • 1/1980–5/1980 — Research Manager, SRE, Inc., Norman, OK

Honors

  • WSU Innovation in Teaching Award 2016
  • Marian Smith, Washington State University Outstanding Teaching Award for 2007/2008 AY – 2009
  • Inducted into Washington State University Teaching Academy – 2007
  • Outstanding Poster Award in ASEE Chemical Engineering Division – 2005
  • Outstanding Teacher in Chemical Engineering – 1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Outstanding Researcher in Chemical Engineering – 1990-1991
  • Outstanding Young Men in America – 1983
  • Captain of Big Eight and NCAA Championship Gymnastics Team – 1977

Professional Societies (Current & Past Memberships)

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Association of Clinical Chemists
  • American Society for Apheresis
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Tau Beta Pi Professional Honorary Society
  • Golden Key Honor Society

Continuing Education

  • Chemical Engineering Summer School, 2007, 2012, 2017
  • NSF and WSU/NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corp), Summer 2015 and 2017, respectively
  • Effective Teachers Workshop by Rich Felder and Rebecca Brent, 1997, 2006, 2015
  • Performance Measures Institute, Pacific Crest, Washington State University, October 2006
  • Grant Application Writer’s Workshop, Grant Writer’s Seminars & Workshops, LLC, Sept. 2005–Aug. 2006
  • Assessment Institute, Pacific Crest, Univ. of Idaho, May 31–June 3, 2005
  • Membrane Physiology Course, WSU Zoology Dept., Spring 1990
  • Advanced Neurophysiology, VPh 534, Fall 1988
  • Biological Separation Processes, AIChE Today Series, AIChE 1984 Meeting, San Francisco
  • Grant Proposal Writing Course, ED AD 596, Summer 1983

Research Team

(back, l to r) Negar Beheshtipour, Haneen Abusharkh, Garry Smith, Dr. Bernie Van Wie, Baran Arslan: (front, l to r): Olivia Ranft, Monica
(back, l to r) Negar Beheshtipour, Haneen Abusharkh, Garry Smith, Dr. Bernie Van Wie, Baran Arslan (front, l to r): Olivia Ranft, Monica