Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick


  • Interim Dean, Pavlis Honors College
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)
  • MS, Chemical& Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University (USA)


  •  Adrienne has been a long-standing championing of broad engagement and equal access for individuals from all backgrounds and identities.  Prior to leading ADVANCE, she led the American Society for Engineering Education’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and worked with other members of the ADVANCE team to establish the Early Career Management Committees at Michigan Tech.  In each role in her career, she has worked to engage majority individuals in conversations and actions on DEI.  Within ADVANCE, she leads the ARL initiative which engages deans, department chairs, and directors in capacity building workshops and peer to peer learning to better advocate for, include, support, and empower underrepresented minorities at Michigan Tech.

Links of Interest


  • Microdevices
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Nonlinear Electrophoresis