William Ristenpart

Professor, University of California Davis

William Ristenpart is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of California Davis. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and did his post-doctoral work at Harvard University. At UC Davis he developed the course "Design of Coffee: An Introduction to Chemical Engineering," which now teaches more than 2000 students per year. He is also the founding director of the U.C. Davis Coffee Center, the mission of which is to advance the state of research and education focused on the world’s most popular complex fluid.