Michael TsapatsisMichael Tsapatsis (born 1965, Athens, Greece) is an American chemical engineer and materials scientist. Tsapatsis is the 36th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Prior to this position he was the Amundson Chair (2008–present), Professor (2003-present), and McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair (2017–Present) in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. Prior to his appointment at the University of Minnesota, Tsapatsis was an Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
He is well-recognized for his wide-ranging research in zeolite synthesis, especially his contributions to the design of hierarchical zeolite structures and their applications in catalysis and membrane separations. According to Web of Science, he has produced over 250 published works that have been cited over 12,500 times, with an h-index of 62 as of February 23, 2018. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2015. Provided by Wikipedia