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Chemical Engineering Faculty Expertise

 
 
Daniel Anastasio  

Daniel Anastasio

Areas of Specialization:

  • Engineering pedagogy
  • Membrane separation processes

Research Activities:

  • Game-based learning
  • Additive manufacturing for education
  • Forward osmosis & pressure related osmosis

Industrial Experience:

  • Unilever, 2007-2008
 

Chenette Heather 2014  

Heather C. S. Chenette

Areas of Specialization:

  • Bioseparations
  • Advanced separation materials

Research Activities:

  • Membrane adsorbers in downstream bioprocesses
  • Polymer surface modification

Industrial Experience:

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, 2010
  • NanoH2O Inc., 2008-2009
  • Córdoba Province Scientific Agency, Argentina, 2007
 

Ghazal Hariri  

Ghazal Hariri

Areas of Specialization:

  • Nanotechnology
  • Materials science, biomaterials and polymers
  • Drug delivery and pharmaceuticals

Research Activities:

  • Nanoparticle design
  • Nanomedicines and drug delivery systems
  • Peptide synthesis and cell targeting

Industrial Experience:

  • Eli Lilly and Company, 2001, 2002
  • Polymer Technology Systems, Inc., 2000
 

Hariri Hossein  

M. Hossein Hariri

Areas of Specialization:

  • Air pollution control
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Industrial safety and loss prevention

Research Activities:

  • Sorption of NOx and SOx from gas emissions
  • Recycling of industrial waste
  • Energy conservation and utilization

Industrial Experience:

  • National Iranian Gas Company, gas engineer 1971-1974,
  • National Iranian Oil Company, project leader, enhanced oil recovery, 1980-1984
  • Institute of Gas Technology, engineering research, 1985-1987
  • Amoco Chemical Company, consultant, 1990-1991
  • Eli Lilly and Company, consultant, 1992-1996
 

David Henthorn  

David Henthorn

Areas of Specialization:

  • Biomaterials
  • Polymers in medical application
  • Biosensors

Research Activities:

  • Biosensors
  • 3D printing of biomaterials

Industrial Experience:

  • Bayer Corporation, 2001
  • Biogel Technology, Inc., 1997-1998
 

Henthorn Kimberly  

Kimberly Hayden Henthorn

Areas of Specialization:

  • Particle technology
  • Two-phase microfluidic systems

Research Activities:

  • Fine particle characterization, classification, entrainment, and transport
  • Multiphase processes
  • Transport of gas and solids in microfluidic channels
  • Synthesis and characterization of particles for biomedical applications

Industrial Experience:

  • Mo-Sci Corporation, consultant, 2004-present
  • Brewer Science, Inc., consultant, 2006-2007
  • Pfizer, Inc., 1999
  • The Dow Chemical Company, 1998
  • Reilly Industries, 1997
 

Mcclellan Scott  

Scott McClellan

Areas of Specialization:

  • Colloids and Interfacial Phenomena
  • Adsorption of Protein/Surfactant Systems

Research Activities:

Industrial Experience:

  • BHP Minerals
 

Gregory Neumann  

Gregory Neumann

Areas of Specialization:

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Fuels and chemicals from biomass

Research Activities:

  • Catalysts for biomass upgrading reactions
  • Tailoring the active site of zeolite catalysts

Industrial Experience:

  • Steel Dynamics Inc., 2008-2009

Nolte, Adam  

Adam Nolte

Areas of Specialization:

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Polymers and Soft Matter
  • Thin films and responsive materials

Research Activities:

  • Polymer thin films and interfaces
  • Layer-by-layer assembly
  • Adhesion at complex interfaces
  • Optical and mechanical properties of nanostructured films

Industrial Experience:

  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, Polymers Division, NIST
  • Mallinckrodt Inc., 2001
  • GlaxoSmithKline, 2000
 

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Irene Brockman Reizman

Areas of Specialization:

  • Biochemical engineering
  • Biotechnology

Research Activities:

  • Metabolic engineering of microorganisms for renewable chemical production
  • Bioprocess development
  • Synthetic biology

Industrial Experience:

  • LS9, Inc. (REG Life Sciences), 2013
  • Whirlpool Corporation, 2008-1010
  • SCHOTT AG, 2007

Sauer Sharon  

Sharon Sauer

Areas of Specialization:

  • Thermodynamics/Property Methods
  • Statistical Mechanics Based Equations of State
  • Modeling Transport Systems

Research Activities:

  • Statistical Mechanics Based Equations of State
  • Modeling of Electrophoresis Systems

Industrial Experience:

  • Shell Oil Company, 1993-1996
  • Conoco-Philips, consultant 2008-2009
 

Serbezov Atanas  

Atanas Serbezov

Areas of Specialization:

  • Separation processes
  • Process control
  • Process modeling and simulation

Research Activities:

  • Adsorption-based separations
  • Large scale chromatographic bioseparations
  • Vapor-liquid equilibria
  • Model-based process control

Industrial Experience:

  • Project Engineer, Honeywell, 1991-1992
  • Development Associate, Praxair, 1997-1998
  • Consultant, Eli Lilly and Company, 2001 - Present