Faculty Profile: Vanessa Ortiz

Professor Vanessa Ortiz

Vanessa Ortiz

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering


Professor Ortiz’s research applies the fundamentals of physics and engineering to understand biological phenomena. Using multi-scale hierarchical models, she is able to predict how a physical system will behave under different conditions, helping scientists draw closer to devising therapies that can treat or even prevent disease.

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Analysis of Chemical Engineering Problems