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Wesley BurghardtAssociate Dean of Undergraduate EngineeringProfessor of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Wesley Burghardt is responsible for McCormick's undergraduate education program, including curriculum, professional development, and personal development.

Burghardt joined the Northwestern faculty in 1990 and has served as chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. His research interests seek to understand the dynamics of complex fluids during flow, and he has developed pioneering optical and X-ray scattering methods for studying the structural dynamics of polymers.


Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois

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