Dr. Sohail Murad has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE), effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Murad comes to IIT Armour College of Engineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he is Professor and Chemical Engineering Department Head. He earned his B.S. from the University of Engineering, Lahore, Pakistan in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Murad then attended the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he received his M.S. in Chemical Engineering before receiving his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.