Isabel C. Escobar Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Research Areas:

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Chemical and Materials Engineering - CME
773B FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-257-7990
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: isabel.escobar@uky.edu

Professional Preparation:
Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 2000
M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 1996
B.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 1995
Licensed Engineer Intern, State of Florida, 1995

Appointments:
Associate Dean for Research Development and Outreach for the College of Engineering, The
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2014 – present).
Editor-in-Chief of International Desalination Association (IDA) Journal of Desalination and Water
Reuse, a quarterly publication of the International Desalination Association.
http://maneypublishing.com/index.php/journals/ida (2013 – present).
Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2013 – present).
Interim Assistant Dean for Research Development and Outreach for the College of Engineering, The
University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2010 – 2014).
Workshop Chair for the North American Membrane Society (2011 – present).
Acting Director, Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2010 –
2011).
Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
(2010 – present).
Chair, LGBTQA Advisory Board, University of Toledo, OH (2010 – present).
Chair, President’s Lecture Series on Diversity, University of Toledo, OH (2009 – present).
Associate Editor of Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy Journal, a quarterly publication of
the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Editor: Martin Abraham, Youngstown State
University. http://www.aiche.org/Publications/EnvironmentalProgress/index.aspx (2009 – Present).
Visiting Professor to the National University of Singapore, Department of Chemical and Biochemical
Engineering (Host: Professor Tai-Shung Chung), Singapore (March 2009, June 2010, July 2013).
Women In STEM Excelling (WISE) Program Coordinator, Eberly Center for Women, University of
Toledo, OH (2008 – Present).Graduate Director, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2008 – 2010).
Associate Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2006 – 2010).
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (2000 – 2006).