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Andino, Jean

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests:
Air pollution and energy, air pollutant sensing and control, chemical kinetics

Burrows, Veronica

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Engineering Education (reflective practice; design learning; concept inventories); Applied Surface Science (surface chemistry of semiconductors; chemical sensors, Chemical Mechanical Planarization).

Dai, Lenore

School Director
Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Surface, interfacial, and colloidal science, rheology, nanoscale materials, synthesis of novel polymer composites and materials, functionalizing nanoparticles, particles, particle transport and mixing.

Deng, Shuguang

Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests:
Adsorbents, catalysts and membranes for sustainable energy and clean water applications

Emady, Heather

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Particulate process and product design, particle technology, granulation, granular flow, granular heat transfer, particle characterization, multiscale modeling

Forzani, Erica

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Chemical and biosensors, non-invasive sensors, sensor integration, wireless and lab-on-cell-phone sensors, microfluidics.

Green, Matthew

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Polymer design and synthesis, Ion-containing block copolymers, water purification and desalination, Ion and water transport through polymer membranes. drug and gene delivery, polymer-based immunostimulatory cancer therapeutics

Holloway, Julianne

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Tissue engineering, biomaterials, biomechanics

Lin, Jerry

Regents' Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Synthesis and characterization of inorganic membranes and applications of membranes for energy processes including hydrogen productions, air separation, and carbon dioxide capture; adsorption and energy storage.

Lind, Mary Laura

Graduate Program Chair and Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Advance membrane materials – formation, structure, property, performance – for applications in water purification, energy production, and energy storage.

Mu, Bin

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Design and synthesis of nanostructured porous materials – metal organic frameworks – for nanoengineered platforms energy storage, greenhouse gases capture, sensing and detection.

Muhich, Christopher

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Quantum chemistry, solid state physics, density functional theory, renewable energy, metal oxide design, redox reactions, solar energy, solar thermal water and carbon dioxide splitting, photocatalysis, organic pollutant degradation, defect engineering.

Nannenga, Brent

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Protein engineering, structural biology, cryo-electron microscopy

Nielsen , David

Associate Professor
Undergraduate Program Chair for Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Developing microbial platforms and biotechnologies to convert renewable resources into useful fuels and chemicals.

Raupp, Gregory

Director, MacroTechnology Works (MTW)
Office of the Executive Vice President
for Knowledge Enterprise Development
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Reaction kinetics and mechanisms, surface and interface reactions, chemical reaction engineering with emphasis on...

Rege, Kaushal

Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Molecular and nanoscale bioengineering, drug and gene delivery, nanobiotechnology, theranostics, synergistic therapeutics, sub-cellular delivery, biological separation.

Rivera, Daniel

Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Control systems engineering with emphasis on system identification and advanced control concepts applied to process systems, supply chain management, and behavioral health.

Sierks, Michael

Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Develop antibody based therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease. Other areas of investigation include ligand/receptor interactions, catalytic antibodies and enzyme interactions.

Torres, Cesar

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Microbial electrochemistry fermentations, and photosynthetic production of biofuels. Develop microbiological technologies that provide energy or high value chemicals to society; engineer microorganisms to carry out reactions that are difficult or impossible through other chemical routes.