Faculty Research Interests

Faculty

Tenure/Tenure-Stream Faculty Research Interest
Anna Balazs theory; computational modeling; polymers; composites
Ipsita Banerjee bioengineering; systems biology; regenerative medicine
Eric Beckman sustainability; polymers
Andrew Bunger hydraulic fracturing; geological engineering
Robert Enick, Vice Chair for Research petroleum engineering; CO2 solubility; carbon capture; high pressure phase behavior
Susan Fullerton polymer, electrolyte, nanoelectronics, transition metal
dichalcogenide, graphene, memory
Gerald Holder phase behavior of natural gases & petroleum with emphasis on natural gas hydrates
J Karl Johnson computational modeling; nanoporous materials, CO2 capture and reduction; energy storage
John Keith catalysis; computational chemistry; materials; renewable energy
Prashant Kumta energy storage; biomaterials
Lei Li surface science; ionic liquids; wetting; tribology
Steven Little, Chairman drug delivery; biomaterials; immuno-engineering; regenerative medicine
Mohammad Masnadi Shirazinejad data-driven life-cycle assessment, sustainable processes, applied catalysis, and process integration and intensification
Joseph McCarthy, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies particulates; cohesive materials; heat transfer; transport
James McKone

electrochemistry, catalysis, energy, sustainability, materials

Badie Morsi petroleum engineering; reactors, processes, carbon capture and sequestration
Giannis Mpourmpakis (Ioannis Bourmpakis) catalytic processes on metals and metal oxides; hydrogen storage; nanoparticle growth
Tagbo Niepa

electrochemical technologies, biointerfaces & oil remediation, soft biomaterials for microbiome study

Bob Parker, Vice Chair for Graduate Education process control; systems medicine; nonlinear dynamical modeling
Jason Shoemaker disease modeling, therapy optimization, Al-guided drug discovery
Sachin Velankar hydrogels; interfacial phenomena; polymers; rheology
Goetz Veser catalysis; process intensification; nanomaterials; nanotoxicity
Christopher Wilmer computational materials discovery; energy; hypothetical materials; molecular modeling
Judith Yang surface science; catalysis; nanomaterials; materials characterization

 

Research/Teaching/Visiting/Adjunct

Research/Teaching/Visiting/Adjunct Faculty Department Research Interest
Hseen Baled Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Taryn Bayles, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Engineering Education and Outreach to increase awareness of and interest in pursuing engineering as a career
Harvey Borovetz Bioengineering Cardiovascular organ replacements for adult and pediatric patients
Gilles Clermont Critical Care Medicine
 
Shrikant Dhodapkar Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
William Federspiel Bioengineering
Advanced application of fluid mechanics and mass transport principles; Combining microfabrication and fiber technology with cellular and biomolecular components to create biohybrid artificial alveolar capillary units and bioactive hollow fibers with improved gas exchange efficiency and capacity; Design and development of membrane and particle based blood purification devices for the selective or semi-selective and patterned removal of pathogenic antibodies, inflammatory mediators, and other blood borne solutes; Design and development of novel artificial lung devices for near term clinical use in the treatment of respiratory failure in patients with acute or acute on chronic lung insufficiencies; Developing improved transport models and understanding of polymer degradation and drug delivery from nanoparticles and microparticles; Development of mathematical and computer simulation models related to respiratory and cardiovascular fluid mechanics and mass transport; Development of oxygen depletion devices for blood storage systems that will extend the shelf life of red cell units and deliver red cells of higher efficacy and lower toxicity for transfusion therapy; Modeling and optimizing artificial lungs and other membrane-based medical devices where functional performance depends on underlying transport or separation principles that dictate the device characteristics; Respiratory support catheters and paracorporeal assist lungs
Morgan Fedorchak Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Peyman Givi Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science  
Evan Granite U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory  
Andrew Iezzi Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Kenneth Jordan Chemistry  
Cliff Kowall Lubrizol Corporation  
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Carnegie Mellon University  
Michael McMahon, Unit Operations Lab Instructor Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Bryan Morreale U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory  
John Murphy Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Jack Patzer Bioengineering Clinical evaluation of liver assist devices; Development of platinized-titanium electrocatalyst/reactor system for organic oxidations; Development of portable, electrochemical-based hemodialysis system; Encapsulation technology for islets and hepatocytes; Hepatocyte tissue culture and detoxification kinetics; Implantable glucose sensor for an artificial pancreas; Liver assist device system development; Novel methods of ammonia removal from physiologic buffers
Jaoquin Rodriguez  Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Nathaniel Rosi Chemistry  
Wei Shi Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Dan Sorescu Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Schohn Shannon Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
Radisav Vidic Civil and Environmental Engineering  
William Wagner McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine  
X. Steve Xiao Savannah River National Laboratory

 
Victor Yashin Chemical and Petroleum Engineering  
William Yim Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore  

 

 

Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Faculty
Mohammad Ataai
Shaio Chiang
George Klinzing
J. Thomas Lindt