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Jim Rathman

  • Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • 516 CBEC
    151 W. Woodruff Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-3760



  • ​Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1987
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1985
  • B.S., Chemistry, Montana State University, 1979


Professor Rathman is an award-winning teacher who uses computational methods to predict chemical toxicity. Designing processes and products that have minimal negative impact on health and environment is essential in providing for the fast and economical development of pharmaceuticals, foods and food additives, consumer products, cosmetics, and specialty chemicals.





















































































  • January, 2016

    The Ohio State University President & Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service.

  • January, 1995

    Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.