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Chemical engineering

Abhinav Acharya

Abhinav Acharya

Abhinav Acharya
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
Immunoengineering, Biomaterial platforms, Drug delivery, Cellular engineering, Global health, Nanotechnology, Vaccine design

abhi.acharya@asu.edu
Tempe Campus, GWC 550
Mailcode 6106

Jean Andino

Jean Andino

Jean Andino
Associate Professor
Chemical engineering

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

jean.andino@asu.edu
480-965-0199
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 475
Mailcode 6106

Veronica Burrows

Veronica Burrows

Veronica Burrows
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).

burrows@asu.edu
480-965-4557
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 289
Mailcode 6106

Lenore Dai

Lenore Dai

Lenore Dai
School Director
Professor, Chemical engineering

Research Interests
Surface, interfacial, and colloidal science with emphases on functionalizing nanoparticles and liquid-liquid interfaces; environmentally responsive (“smart”) materials; novel polymers and polymer composites; rheology

lenore.dai@asu.edu
480-965-4112
Tempe Campus, ECG 303
Mailcode 6106

Shuguang Deng

Shuguang Deng

Shuguang Deng
Professor
Undergraduate program chair, chemical engineering (Fall 2018 only)

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

shuguang.deng@asu.edu
480-727-7238
Tempe Campus
Mailcode 6106

Heather Emady

Heather Emady

Heather Emady
Assistant Professor
Chemical engineering

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

Heather.Emady@asu.edu
480-727-3922
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 275
Mailcode 6106

Erica Forzani

Erica Forzani

Erica Forzani
Associate Professor
Chemical engineering

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

Erica.Forzani@asu.edu
480-965-9058
Tempe Campus, Biodesign Institute B130D
Mailcode 6106

Matthew Green

Matt Green

Matthew Green
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

mdgreen8@asu.edu
480-965-8051
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 277
Mailcode 6106

Jerry Lin

Jerry Lin

Jerry Lin
Regents’ Professor
Chemical engineering

Research Interests
Inorganic membranes; membrane and separation processes, carbon dioxide capture; adsorption and energy storage

jerry.lin@asu.edu
480-965-7769
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 325
Mailcode 6106

Mary Laura Lind

Mary Laura Lind

Mary Laura Lind
Associate professor
Graduate program chair, chemical engineering

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

mllind@asu.edu
480-727-8613
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 261
Mailcode 6106

Bin Mu

Bin Mu

Bin Mu
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.

bmu@asu.edu
480-965-7939
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 263
Mailcode 6106

Christopher Muhich

Christopher Muhich

Christopher Muhich
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.

Christopher.Muhich@asu.edu
480-965-2673
Tempe Campus, ERC 257
Mailcode 6106

David Nielsen

David Nielsen

David Nielsen
Associate Professor
Undergraduate program chair, chemical engineering

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

David.R.Nielsen@asu.edu
480-965-4113
Tempe Campus, GWC 552
Mailcode 6106

Gregory Raupp

Greg Raupp

Gregory Raupp
Director, MacroTechnology Works (MTW)
Office of the Executive Vice President for Knowledge Enterprise Development
Professor, Chemical engineering

Research Interests
Reaction kinetics and mechanisms, surface and interface reactions, chemical reaction engineering with emphasis on high tech materials and micro/nano fabrication for flexible electronics and displays, environmentally-conscious manufacturing, novel biocompatible materials processing and device fabrication, photocatalysis, photocatalytic reactor analysis and design, air pollution control, indoor air purification and disinfection, electrochemical engineering, process dynamics and control, process design, active learning, cooperative/team learning, distance learning

raupp@asu.edu
480-965-1396
Tempe Campus, OKED
Mailcode 6106

Kaushal Rege

Kaushal Rege

Kaushal Rege
Professor
Chemical engineering

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

kaushal.rege@asu.edu
480-727-8616
Tempe Campus, GWC 616
Mailcode 6106

Daniel Rivera

Daniel Rivera

Daniel Rivera
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.

daniel.rivera@asu.edu
480-965-9476
Tempe Campus, ENGRC 425
Mailcode 6106

Michael Sierks

Michael Sierks

Michael Sierks
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.

sierks@asu.edu
480-965-2828
Tempe Campus, GWC 536
Mailcode 6106

Cesar Torres

Cesar Torres
Associate Professor

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.

cit@asu.edu
480-727-9689
Tempe Campus, GWC 548
Mailcode 6106

Arul Varman

Arul Varman

Arul Varman
Assistant Professor
Chemical engineering

Research Interests
Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology for the sustainable production of chemicals, fuels, and pharmaceuticals from renewable resources.

Arul.M.Varman@asu.edu
480-965-5109
Tempe Campus, GWC 570
Mailcode 6106