Interim Director


  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Houston

Dr. Polly Piergiovanni, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Air Products/Ghasemi Chair in Engineering for Interdisciplinary Teaching, was CITLS faculty associate during the 2023 – 2024 academic year and effective May 6, 2024 is interim director of CITLS.

Polly has a number of accomplishments over her many years of teaching and has served on the CITLS Advisory Committee as well as participated in a variety of CITLS’ programs.