Ratul Chowdhury

Ratul Chowdhury is a CBiRC affiliate and an assistant professor in the Iowa State University Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Learn more about Dr. Chowdhury’s work at Iowa State University in his departmental profile.

Research Interests

  • Computational protein design, protein dynamics, and protein-protein interactions
  • Structure-guided metabolic engineering
  • Neural networks and optimization with Machine Learning and integer-programming


Dr. Chowdhury received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (2019) from Penn State University and his B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India (2013). He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School from 2020-2022 before joining Iowa State University.