Adomaitis Wins IIT Distinguished Alumnus Award
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) and Institute for Systems Research (ISR) professor Ray Adomaitis received the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Charles W. Pierce Distinguished Alumni Award. The award, presented annually by the IIT Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, recognizes alumni who “have brought recognition to the department through their outstanding contributions to the advancement of the chemical and/or biological engineering professions, and to alumni who have shown exceptional dedication to the department through the generous donation of their time, effort, and/or financial resources.”
Adomaitis is the director of the Thin Film Processing Group, which focuses on simulation-based design, optimization, and experimental evaluation of advanced materials manufacturing processes. The group is particularly interested in developing new reactor designs for thin-film deposition of semiconductor materials for electronic and solar energy applications.
ChBE/ISR Professor Ray Adomaitis (center, holding trophy) receiving the ITT Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering's Charles W. Pierce Distinguished Alumni Award.
Adomaitis is an elected Fellow of the AIChE and previously served as ChBE’s Acting Chair. He received his B.S. in chemical engineering from IIT in 1984, and earned his Ph.D. there in 1988.
Published October 30, 2014