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Heather Chenette

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Heather Chenette specializes in bioseparations and advanced separation materials. Her research focuses on membrane absorbers in downstream bioprocesses, polymer surface modification, and engineering pedagogy, and she is currently implementing and assessing learning activities in heat and mass transfer through the consortium to promote reflection in engineering education. Dr. Chenette has industry experience through her previous roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb, NanoH2O, and Cordoba Province Scienctific Agency in Argentina.

Teaching Interests

  • Bioseparations
  • Advanced separation materials

Research Experiences

  • Membrane adsorbers in downstream bioprocesses
  • Polymer surface modification

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Clemson University, 2014
  • BS, Harvey Mudd College, 2007