Frank Bates Appointed University of Minnesota Regents Professor

June 20, 2007
Frank Bates, the Department Head of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science since 1999 and a Distinguished McKnight University Professor, was recently appointed as a Regents Professor by the University of Minnesota.

Frank Bates, the Department Head of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science since 1999 and a Distinguished McKnight University Professor, was recently appointed as a Regents Professor by the University of Minnesota. This is the highest recognition that can be given to a faculty member by the University. This position recognizes faculty who have made unique contributions to the quality of the University of Minnesota through exceptional accomplishments in teaching, research and scholarship or creative work, and contributions to the public good. Frank is in good Departmental company in his new position, joining existing Regents Professors Ted Davis, Skip Scriven, and Lanny Schmidt and past Regents Professors Rutherford Aris and Neal Amundson.