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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty

Scott Guelcher

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

Kane Jennings

Research Focus: Surface chemistry, self-assembly, films, coatings, biohybrid materials, bioinspired materials, and bioreplica materials.
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

De-en Jiang

Research Focus: Our research focuses on computational chemical science and engineering, with a long-term goal to achieve predicting modeling and design of functional materials and molecules for a sustainable society.
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Piran Kidambi

Research Focus: In-situ metrology, process engineering, material science
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Paul Laibinis

Research Focus: Chemical sensors, antifouling coatings, responsive interfaces, and nanoparticle dispersions
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Matthew Lang

Research Focus: Biological motors, cell signaling and immunology
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Ethan Lippmann

Research Focus: In vitro models, biomaterials, biosensors, microdevices, biomolecular engineering, drug delivery
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
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
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Marjan Rafat

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

Bridget Rogers

Research Focus: Surfaces, interfaces, and films of technically important materials
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Carlos Silvera Batista

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

Jamey Young

Research Focus: Metabolic engineering; metabolic flux analysis; diabetes, obesity and metabolic disorders; cancer and immune cell metabolism; photosynthesis research; cell culture engineering
01Tenure/Tenure-Track

Bryan Beyer

Research Focus: Industrial chemical engineering; professional communication
02Teaching

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
02Teaching

David Florian

Research Focus: Modeling and imaging the bone-tumor microenvironment to study the complex process of metastatic seeding and outgrowth of tumor cells in the bone marrow
02Teaching

Julianne Vernon

Research Focus: Engineering education, inclusion of underrepresented students in STEM, instructional design, first year programs
02Teaching

Peter Cummings

Research Focus: Molecular modeling of fluids, computational nanoscience, molecular rheology of lubricants, mathematical modeling of biological systems
03Research

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

Craig Duvall

Research Focus: Drug delivery, regenerative medicine, RAFT polymerization, stimuli responsive polymers, intracellular delivery of biomacromolecular drugs, on demand drug release, nanocarrier in vivo pharmacokinetics, molecularly-targeted breast cancer therapy
05Affiliated

Todd Giorgio

Research Focus: Protease-responsive biosensors for siRNA and drug delivery in vitro and in vivo, advanced materials for immunomodulation devices for sepsis treatment.
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.
05Affiliated

Shihong Lin

Research Focus: Membrane processes, water-energy-environment nexus, environmental surface science, environmental application and implication of nanotechnology
05Affiliated

Sandra Rosenthal

Research Focus: Semiconductor nanocrystals
05Affiliated

Florence Sanchez

Research Focus: Chemo-mechanical behavior and long-term performance of cement-based composites; Nanoscale behavior and nanomodification of cement and concrete materials; 3D printing of infrastructure materials; Mechanical/chemical/energy responses at material interfaces; Nanoscale interfacial interactions and dynamics in heterogeneous materials; Chemomechanically adaptive materials; Coupled chemo-transport-mechanical modeling
05Affiliated

Marija Zanic

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

Peter Cummings

Research Focus: Molecular modeling of fluids, computational nanoscience, molecular rheology of lubricants, mathematical modeling of biological systems
06Emeritus

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
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

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