Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty

Rizia Bardhan

Research Focus: Solar energy conversion, nanomedicine and biosensing, active plasmonic/photonic metamaterials.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Energy and Natural Resources,Nano Science and Technology,Regenerative Medicine,Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Peter Cummings

Research Focus: Molecular modeling of fluids, computational nanoscience, molecular rheology of lubricants, mathematical modeling of biological systems
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources,Big Data Science and Engineering
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Scott Guelcher

Research Focus: Design, synthesis, and characterization of polymeric biomaterials for bone tissue engineering
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Regenerative Medicine
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Kane Jennings

Research Focus: Surface chemistry, self-assembly, films, coatings, biohybrid materials, bioinspired materials, and bioreplica materials.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Energy and Natural Resources,Nano Science and Technology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Piran Kidambi

Research Focus: Google scholar profile - https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=B_YirkMAAAAJ&hl=en&
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Paul Laibinis

Research Focus: Chemical sensors, antifouling coatings, responsive interfaces, and nanoparticle dispersions
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Matthew Lang

Research Focus: Biological motors, cell signaling and immunology
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Energy and Natural Resources,Nano Science and Technology,Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Ethan Lippmann

Research Focus: Human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC) differentiation, genetic engineering, microscale fabrication and surface modification, and molecular selection/directed evolution
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Regenerative Medicine
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Clare McCabe

Research Focus: Molecular modeling of nanoscale systems, development and application of molecular theories, improving efficiency of biofuel conversion, computational studies of skin lipid self-assembly
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Energy and Natural Resources,Nano Science and Technology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Peter Pintauro

Research Focus: New proton-exchange membranes for fuel cells, development of space-charge models for ion uptake and transport in ion-exchange membranes, organic electrochemical synthesis
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Regenerative Medicine,Energy and Natural Resources,Nano Science and Technology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Marjan Rafat

Research Focus: Tumor microenvironment, biomimetic materials, tissue biomechanics, tumor-stromal interactions, tumor immunology
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Regenerative Medicine
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Bridget Rogers

Research Focus: Surfaces, interfaces, and films of technically important materials
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Carlos Silvera Batista

Research Focus: Colloids and interfacial phenomena, interparticle forces, self- and directed assembly, colloidal crystals, active motion, reconfigurable materials.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

John Wilson

Research Focus: Molecularly engineered materials, intracellular delivery of antigens and molecular adjuvants, engineering vaccine colloids and surfaces, cancer immunotherapy, diabetes and islet transplantation
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Regenerative Medicine
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Jamey Young

Research Focus: Metabolic engineering; systems biology; diabetes, obesity and metabolic disorders; tumor metabolism; autotrophic metabolism; cell culture engineering
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Big Data Science and Engineering,Energy and Natural Resources,Regenerative Medicine
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Russell Dunn

Research Focus: Polymer and chemical technologies, plant-wide design and optimization strategies, chemical product and process safety, polymer product characterization and failure analysis, and process integration
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Energy and Natural Resources,Risk and Reliability
02Teaching

Julie Sharp

Research Focus: Job search communication, learning style theory, and integrating communication in engineering courses
02Teaching

Christopher Iacovella

Research Focus: Structure and tribological properties of nano confined fluids, structure-conductance relationships in atomic and molecular junctions, the phase behavior of polymer-grafted nanoparticles, and the self-assembly of lipids and biomembranes.
03Research

Ryszard Wycisk

Research Focus: Energy conversion and storage; membranes and separators from functional polymers and composites.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources
03Research

Ales Prokop

Research Focus: Interface between biology/medicine and engineering: gene, antigen, drug and protein delivery polymeric systems; systems analysis of signalling pathways, particularly of cancer (p53)
04Adjunct/Adjoint

Todd Giorgio

Research Focus: Protease-responsive biosensors for cancer and atherosclerosis imaging, theranostic systems for combined imaging and drug delivery, gene and siRNA delivery in vitro and in vivo, phage display for discovery of functional peptides for drug and gene delivery applications.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Biomedical Imaging and Biophotonics,Regenerative Medicine
05Affiliated

Eva Harth

Research Focus: Polymer chemistry, nanotechnology, nanosponge, drug delivery, Alzheimers, bipolar disorder, cancer
05Affiliated

Kelsey Hatzell


Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources
05Affiliated

David Kosson

Research Focus: Nuclear waste management, environmental remediation, leaching assessment and methods, management of residuals from energy production, contaminant mass transfer applied to groundwater, soil, sediment and waste systems.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources,Risk and Reliability
05Affiliated

Shihong Lin

Research Focus: Membrane processes, water-energy-environment nexus, environmental surface science, environmental application and implication of nanotechnology
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources
05Affiliated

Sandra Rosenthal

Research Focus: Semiconductor nanocrystals
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology
05Affiliated

Marija Zanic

Research Focus: in vitro reconstitution, computation, and theory, to further illuminate the complexities of the microtubule cytoskeleton
05Affiliated

Kenneth Debelak

Research Focus: Automotive catalyst coating, plant-wide modeling, simulation, and control, polymer processing.
06Emeritus

M. Douglas LeVan

Research Focus: Fixed-bed adsorption, adsorption from the vapor phase, adsorption equilibria
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Nano Science and Technology,Energy and Natural Resources
06Emeritus

John Roth

Research Focus: Chemical oxidation of pollutants, emissions of volatile organic carbons (VOCs) from surface impoundments, efficient production of oxygen by the reduction of ilmenite
06Emeritus

Karl Schnelle, Jr.

Research Focus: Destruction of illicit drugs, reduction of sulfur oxide and nitrogen oxide emissions in coal fired boilers
06Emeritus

Robert Tanner

Research Focus: Fermentation process development of air fluidized bed reactors, protein recovery by bubble and foam fractionation and enzyme kinectics and fermentation modeling
06Emeritus

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