Jeffrey R. McCutcheon
Jeffrey R. McCutcheon
Professor and Executive Director, Fraunhofer USA Center for Energy Innovation; Al Geib Professor of Environmental Engineering Research and Education, UConn School of Engineering
Elected to the Academy in 2021


University of Dayton, 2002, BS, Chemical Engineering; Yale University, 2003, MS, Chemical Engineering; Yale University, 2008, PhD, Chemical Engineering.

Professional Area

Membrane separations, desalination, water treatment, wastewater treatment, water reuse, membrane fabrication and manufacturing, membrane characterization, polymer science, chemical engineering.


For outstanding contributions to the field of membrane science through innovative developments in membrane fabrication and characterization approaches that have benefited the water treatment and desalination fields.