Jodie L. Lutkenhaus, Ph.D.

William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow


Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering

Jodie L. Lutkenhaus is the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow and a Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Lutkenhaus received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 2002 from The University of Texas at Austin and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2007 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following a postdoctoral position at University of Massachusetts Amherst, she joined the faculty at Yale in 2008. In 2010, she moved to Texas A&M University and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015. Current research areas include polyelectrolytes, redox-active polymers, energy storage, and anti-corrosion coatings. She has received recognitions including World Economic Forum Young Scientist, Kavli Fellow, NSF CAREER, AFSOR YIP, 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award. She is the 1st Vice Chair of the AICHE Materials Engineering & Sciences Division. Lutkenhaus is the Deputy Editor of ACS Applied Polymer Materials. She also serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards for ACS Macro Letters, Macromolecules, ACS Applied Nano Materials, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, and Materials Today.

Awards and Honors

  • Presidential Impact Fellow 2018

  • Thiele Lectureship (University of Notre Dame) 2018

  • American Chemical Society WCC Rising Star Award 2018

  • Kavli Fellow, Japanese-American-German Frontiers of Science 2017

  • World Economic Forum Young Scientist 2017

  • Van Ness Award (RPI) 2016

  • William and Montine P. Head Fellow 2016

  • The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas Protégé 2016 

  • World Technology Finalist (Energy) 2015

  • George Armistead, Jr. ’23 Faculty Excellence Teaching Award 2015 and 2014 

  • TEES Select Young Faculty 2015 and 2013 

  • Montague-CTE Scholar 2014

  • Kaneka Junior Faculty Award 2014

  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award 2014

  • ACS PMSE Young Investigator 2014

  • AFOSR YIP 2013

  • NSF CAREER 2011

  • ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator 2011

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Contact Information

Room 218 Jack E. Brown Building

3122 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-3122

jodie.lutkenhaus @ tamu . edu



2002 - 2007

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

1998 - 2002

University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Chemical Engineering Research