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Angela Violi

Angela Violi

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Professor, Applied Physics
Professor, Biophysics
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Mechanical Engineering

The Violi Group

Address

3005B EECS
1301 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: avioli@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 615-6448

Degrees

PhD, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy, 1999
BS, Graduation Cum Laude Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Italy, 1994

Research Interests

Multiscale simulations of complex systems, nanoparticle growth and self-assembly, nanoparticle interactions with biomolecular systems, applied chemical kinetics, aerosols. Chemical and physical properties of fuels, alternative fuels, lubricants.

Honors & Awards

Henry Russel Award, Rackham, 2013
Education Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2010
ME Achievement Award, University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2008
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, April 2007
John Zink Award, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2000
Bernard Lewis Fellowship for "High Quality Research in Combustion," International Combustion Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 2000
Fellowship at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Naples, Italy, January 2000
Ph.D. Dissertation Fellowship, 1996 - 1999
Fellowship at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, April - May 1998
Enichem Prize for Distinguished Thesis, 1994
Erasmus Fellowship at the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University College of London, England, 1992 - 1993
Enichem Award of Merit for Best Curriculum Studiorum, Naples, Italy, 1991

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

Seven faculty members receives College of Engineering Awards 2020-21
03/22/2021
Seven Mechanical Engineering Faculty have been awarded 2020-21 College of Engineering Awards! Congratulations to them for their outstanding achievements.

Angela Violi and Jesse Capecelatro receive the 2021 Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Award
02/12/2021
The annual Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Awards have been given to Professor Angela Violi and Professor Jesse Capecelatro. 

Faculty featured in Blue Sky Podcast
12/17/2020

Shanna Daly and Angela Violi Recognized for Outstanding Work by U-M WiSE
04/02/2020
Both professors have been recognized by the Women in Science and Engineering Program for their achievements in their field and in education.

Angela Violi named Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
02/21/2020
The 2020 honorees, approved Feb. 20 by the Board of Regents, are Miranda D. Brown, Angela Violi, Gyorgyi Csankovszki, John Montgomery and Susan Scott Parrish.

Angela Violi receives the J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders
11/21/2019
The Society of Automotive Engineers' J. Cordell Breed Award for Women Leaders has been awarded to Angela Violi.

Professors Violi and Wooldridge announced as Fellows of the Combustion Institute
02/19/2019
Two department professors recognized for outstanding contributions to combustion.

Sick and Violi recipients of Blue Sky Initiative
08/02/2018
Inspired by startup funding models, Michigan Engineering reinvents its internal R&D grant structure with the Blue Sky Initiative.

Violi's Group Publishes Article at NIPS on Machine Learning
01/23/2018
Prof. Violi and Prof. Hero’s (U-M EECS) groups have recently joined forces and developed a data-driven sparse learning approach to model reduction in chemical reaction networks.

Violi receives 2017 Adel Sarofim award
07/20/2017
The Adel Sarofim award is presented every two years to a scientist for outstanding advancements in understanding combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects.

Violi's paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)
07/20/2016
The paper is titled "Formation and emission of large furans and oxygenated hydrocarbons from flames"

Twelve ME Faculty Recognized for Prestigious Professional Society Awards in 2015
09/16/2015

Violi receives 2015 ASME George Westinghouse Silver Medal
05/04/2015
This award was established to recognize eminent achievement or distinguished service in the power field of mechanical engineering

Violi receives UM Faculty Recognition Award
03/20/2013
The award is for mid-career faculty who have distinguished themselves through research, teaching, mentorship and participation in service activities

Violi receives 2013 Henry Russel Award
05/15/2012
This award recognizes mid-career faculty who have demonstrated an impressive record of accomplishment in research, scholarship and/or creativity, as well as their conspicuous ability as a teacher

Violi's Article Featured in Journal
05/14/2010
Associate Professor Angela Violi's article on examining the formation of soot is given distinction in The Journal of Chemical Physics.

ME Faculty Receive CoE Awards
01/29/2010

Angela Violi Receives NSF CAREER Award
11/15/2007

Angela Violi to Speak in Chemical Engineering
08/09/2007