Core Faculty

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Anthamatten, Mitchell

  • Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
    Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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Interests: Macromolecular Self-assembly; Associative & Functional Polymers; Nanostructured Materials; Interfacial Phenomena; Optoelectronic Materials; Vapor Deposition Polymerization

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Chen, Shaw H.

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Director, Center of Advanced Materials for Photonics and Lasers

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Interests: Glassy Liquid Crystals; Robust Photoalignment Polymers; Organic Semiconductors; Self-Organization of Nanoparticles; Optoelectronic Devices

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Chimowitz, Eldred H.

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering

Interests: Critical Phenomena; Supercritical Fluids; Percolation; Computer Simulation

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Foster, David G.

  • Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (instructional)

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Interests: Fluid Mechanics; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Rheology of Non-Newtonian Fluids; Biological Transport Phenomena

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Lawton, Melodie I.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (instructional)
  • Laboratory Director

Interests: Shape Memory Polymers; Polymeric Composites; Biomaterials; Polymer Degradation; Controlled Drug Delivery; Structure-Property Relationships.

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Lopatkin, Allison J.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: Systems biology, synthetic biology, computational biology, horizontal gene transfer, bacterial population dynamics, microbial metabolism, antibiotic resistance

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Müller, Astrid M.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: Heterogeneous Electrocatalysis; Pulsed-Laser-in-Liquids Preparation of Controlled Nanomaterials; Nanocatalyst Property–Functionality Relationships; Selective CO2 Reduction Catalysis.

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Porosoff, Marc D.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: CO2 Reduction; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Catalyst Structure-Property Relationships; C1 Chemistry; Upgrading Light Alkanes

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Shestopalov, Alexander A.

  • Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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Interests: Surface Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Surface Patterning; Nanostructured Materials; Interfacial Thermodynamics

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Tenhaeff, Wyatt E.

  • Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: Electrochemical Energy Storage; Solid State Lithium Batteries and Solid Electrolytes; Polymer Thin Films, Interfaces and Thin Film Synthesis & Characterization; Vacuum Deposition Techniques

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White, Andrew D.

  • Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Interests: AI Directive Design of Materials; Molecular Simulations; Augmented-Reality in Chemical Engineering Education; Grid-Energy Storage Simulations

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Yates, Matthew Z.

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Interests: Colloids & Interfaces; Fuel Cell Membranes; Crystallization; Microencapsulation; Particle Synthesis ; Colloidal Stabilization