Bioengineering: cellular engineering; metabolic engineering ; targeted bacteriolytic cancer therapy; synthesis of small molecules; systems biology; biopolymers; nanostructured materials for clinical diagnostics, synthetic biology and cancer immunotherapy.
- Neil Forbes (Forbes Research Group)
- Michael Henson (Henson Research Group)
- Ashish Kulkarni (Kulkarni Research Group)
- Jungwoo Lee (Lee Research Group)
- Sarah Perry (Perry Research Group)
- Shelly Peyton (Peyton Research Group)
- Lauren Woodruff
Catalysis and Sustainable Energy: conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals; catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass; microkinetics; microwave reaction engineering; biorefining; high-throughput testing; reactor design and optimization; fuel cells; energy engineering.
Materials Science and Nanotechnology: design and characterization of new catalytic materials; nanostructured materials for nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, and photovoltaics; graphene and carbon nanomaterials; synthesis and characterization of microporous and mesoporous materials; colloids and biomaterials; membranes; biopolymers; rheology and phase behavior of associative polymer solutions; polymeric materials processing.
- Peter Beltramo (Beltramo Research Group)
- Christos Dimitrakopoulos
- John Klier
- Dimitrios Maroudas
- T.J. Mountziaris (Mountziaris Research Group)
- Jessica Schiffman (Schiffman Research Group)
- H. Henning Winter
Molecular and Multi-scale Modeling & Simulation: computational quantum chemistry and kinetics; molecular modeling of nanostructured materials; molecular-level behavior of fluids confined in porous materials; molecular-to-reactor scale modeling of transport and reaction processes in materials synthesis; atomistic-to-continuum scale modeling of thin films and nanostructures; systems-level analysis using stochastic atomic-scale simulators; modeling and control of biochemical reactors; nonlinear process control theory.
Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena: biofluid dynamics and blood flow; hydrodynamics of microencapsulation; mechanics of cells, capsules, and suspensions; modeling of microscale flows; hydrodynamic stability and pattern formation; interfacial flows; gas-particle flows.