Faculty

Michael J. Betenbaugh

Michael J. Betenbaugh

PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware (’88)

Research Interests:  Metabolic Engineering, Cell Line Optimization, Mammalian Cell and Microalgae Genetic Engineering, Green Energy (Biofuels Production)

Michael A. Bevan

Michael A. Bevan

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University (’99)

Research Interests:  Nanoparticle Interactions, Interfacial Structures and Dynamics, Microfluidics

Honggang Cui

Honggang Cui

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware (’07)

Research Interests:  Soft Matter Nanomaterials, Nano-Bio Interfacial Engineering, Molecular Engineering of Drugs, Supramolecular Imaging

Lise Dahuron

Lise Dahuron

SENIOR LECTURER
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota (’87)

Marc D. Donohue

Marc D. Donohue

PROFESSOR
Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley (’77)

Secondary Appointment: Advanced Technology Laboratory

Research Interests:  Thermodynamics, Diffusion, Advanced Materials

Joelle Frechette

Joelle Frechette

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Director of Masters Studies
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Princeton University (’05)

Research Interests:  Interfacial Properties, Wetting and Adhesion, Surface Structure

Zachary Gagnon

Zachary Gagnon

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame (’09)

Research Interests:  Microfluidics, Electrokinetics, Flowtaxis, Chemotaxis, Electrotaxis

Sharon Gerecht

Sharon Gerecht

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Israel Institute of Technology (’04)

Research Interests:  3D Culture Environments, Stem Cell Self Renewal and Differentiation, Tissue Engineering

An Goffin

An Goffin

LECTURER
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University (’08)

David Gracias

David Gracias

PROFESSOR AND RUSSELL CROFT FACULTY SCHOLAR
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, (’99)

Secondary Appointment:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests:  3D Nano, Micro Devices For Tracking, Fluidic Self-Assembly and Integration, Sum Frequency Spectroscopy

Jeffrey J. Gray

Jeffrey J. Gray

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND F. STUART HODGSON FACULTY SCHOLAR
Director of Graduate Admissions

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin (’00)

Research Interests:  Protein Structure Prediction and Design, Protein-Protein Docking, Antibody Engineering, Biomineralization

Joseph L. Katz

Joseph L. Katz

PROFESSOR EMERITUS
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Chicago (’63)

Research Interests:  Nucleation

Konstantinos Konstantopoulos

Konstantinos Konstantopoulos

PROFESSOR AND CHAIR
Ph.D. Rice University (’95)

Research Interests:  Microfluidics, Nanoscale Mechanics, Quantitative Modeling, Receptor Biochemistry, Functional Genomics

Marc Ostermeier

Marc Ostermeier

PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (’96)

Research Interests:  Protein Engineering, Evolution, Synthetic Biology

Rebecca Schulman

Rebecca Schulman

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology (’07)

Secondary Appointment: Computer Science

Research Interests:  DNA Self-Assembly, Smart Biomaterials, Synthetic Biology

Chao Wang

Chao Wang

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Brown University (’09)

Research Interests:  Photochemical Solar Cells, Green Engineering, High-performance Catalysts

Denis Wirtz

Denis Wirtz

VICE PROVOST FOR RESEARCH
THEOPHILUS HALLEY SMOOT PROFESSOR
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University (’93)

Secondary Appointments: Materials Science and Engineering, Oncology and Pathology

Research Interests:  3D Cell Motility, Ageing and Cancer, Tumor Microenvironment, Cancer Metastasis, Digital Pathology

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