Zachary P. Smith

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Our research focuses on the rational design, synthesis, and characterization of polymers and porous materials for clean technology applications related to energy-efficient separations.

Zachary P. Smith Education

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, 2014 – 2016

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2014

M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2011

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2008

Honors and Awards

Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award, 2018

ACS Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator Award, 2018

U.S. Delegate to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Chemistry, 2013

ACS Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award, 2013

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin Thrust Engineering Fellowship, 2008