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George Georgiou

Class of 2023-24

Dr. George Georgiou

Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering 
Dula D. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering #2
The University of Texas at Austin

Named one of the Top 20 Translational Researchers by Nature Biotechnology, Dr. George Georgiou is a leader in the discovery and development of protein therapeutics. His research centers on analyzing adaptive immune response and improving enzyme and antibody therapeutics for cancer and inborn errors of metabolism. 

Georgiou received his doctorate in chemical engineering from Cornell University. 

He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Engineering. Georgiou is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. 

Honors include the William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature and the Professional Progress Award for Outstanding Progress in Chemical Engineering, American Institute of Chemical Engineers; and the Marvin J. Johnson Award in Microbial and Biochemical Technology, American Chemical Society. 

Georgiou will collaborate with faculty, researchers and students in the School of Medicine.