Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program — National Research Council

Faculty by Research Area

  • Balakotaiah
    Vemuri Balakotaiah
    Full-Time Faculty
    Catalytic monoliths, spatiotemporal patterns, multiphase flows, microgravity effects
    environmental-reaction-engineering
    energy-engineering
    transport-and-separations
  • Patrick C. Cirino
    Patrick C. Cirino
    Full-Time Faculty
    Biocatalysis, Protein Engineering, Metabolic Engineering, Synthetic Biology: Engineering genes, proteins and metabolic pathways... more
    biomolecular-engineering
  • Jacinta C. Conrad
    Jacinta C. Conrad
    Full-Time Faculty
    Microbiology, colloids, nanoparticles, multiphase flows, polymers, diffusion, transport, porous media
    biomolecular-engineering
    nano-materials
    transport-and-separations
  • Vincent M. Donnelly
    Vincent M. Donnelly
    Full-Time Faculty
    CVD, plasma diagnostics
    nano-materials
  • Demetre J. Economou
    Demetre J. Economou
    Full-Time Faculty
    Plasma processing, nanotechnology
    nano-materials
    environmental-reaction-engineering
    energy-engineering
  • Dr. Lars C. Grabow
    Lars C. Grabow
    Full-Time Faculty
    In our group we use computational methods to understand and predict chemical processes that occur on solid-gas and solid-liquid... more
  • Dr. Michael P. Harold
    Michael P. Harold
    Full-Time Faculty
    Fuel processing, exhaust abatement, inorganic membranes
    nano-materials
    environmental-reaction-engineering
    energy-engineering
    transport-and-separations
  • Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti
    Full-Time Faculty
    Structure - Processing - Properties of Polymers and their Blends, Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites Interfacial... more
    biomolecular-engineering
    nano-materials
    energy-engineering
    transport-and-separations
  • Dr. Dan Luss
    Dan Luss
    Full-Time Faculty
    Synthesis, nanoenergetic reactions, diesel particulate filters, spatiotemporal patterns, catalytic reactors, membrane reactors
    nano-materials
    environmental-reaction-engineering
    energy-engineering
  • Dr. Michael Nikolaou
    Michael Nikolaou
    Full-Time Faculty
    Process modeling, control, optimization, design
    environmental-reaction-engineering
    energy-engineering
    computer-aided-process-engineering
  • Dr. Jeremy Palmer
    Jeremy Palmer
    Full-Time Faculty

  • Dr. Jeffrey Rimer
    Jeffrey Rimer
    Full-Time Faculty
    Biomineralization, drug design, crystal engineering, self-assembly, zeolite synthesis, NOx emissions
    biomolecular-engineering
    nano-materials
    environmental-reaction-engineering
  • Dr. Megan Robertson
    Megan Robertson
    Full-Time Faculty

    nano-materials
  • Dr. Navin Varadarajan
    Navin Varadarajan
    Full-Time Faculty
    Single-cell immunological assays, protein engineering, rare cell characterization
    biomolecular-engineering
  • Dr. Peter Vekilov
    Peter Vekilov
    Full-Time Faculty
    Protein crystallization
    biomolecular-engineering
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Richard C. Willson
    Richard C. Willson
    Full-Time Faculty
    Molecular recognition, bioseparations, biocatalysis
    biomolecular-engineering
    environmental-reaction-engineering
  • Dr. Stanko R. Brankovic
    Stanko R. Brankovic
    Affiliated Faculty
    Electrochemical Thin Film Growth, Magnetic Materials and Nanostructures, Nanofabrication, Electrocatalysis, Sensors, Physics and... more
    nano-materials
  • Dr. James Briggs
    James Briggs
    Affiliated Faculty
    Molecular simulation, drug design
    biomolecular-engineering
  • Dr. George Fox
    George Fox
    Affiliated Faculty
    RNA engineering, environmental microbiology
    biomolecular-engineering
  • Dr. Allan Jacobson
    Allan Jacobson
    Affiliated Faculty
    Inorganic chemistry
    nano-materials
    energy-engineering
  • Dr. T. Randall Lee
    T. Randall Lee
    Affiliated Faculty
    Surface engineering
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Dmitri Litvinov
    Dmitri Litvinov
    Affiliated Faculty
    Nanomagnetic Materials
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Vincent H. Tam
    Vincent H. Tam
    Affiliated Faculty

  • Dr. Yan Yao
    Yan Yao
    Affiliated Faculty
    Materials design, synthesis and characterization for advanced batteries, polymers and organic materials for energy applications,... more
  • Dr. Ahmed Alim
    Ahmed Alim
    Adjunct Faculty

  • Dr. Ananth Annapragada
    Ananth Annapragada
    Adjunct Faculty
    Computational biology, drug delivery
    biomolecular-engineering
  • Dr. William Epling
    William Epling
    Adjunct Faculty
    Our research group focuses on understanding and engineering the reaction process on and along a catalyst surface. This... more
  • Dr. Micky Fleischer
    Micky Fleischer
    Adjunct Faculty

  • Dr. Gila Stein
    Gila Stein
    Adjunct Faculty
    Polymers, Thin Films, Nanopatterning, Solar Cells, Membranes
    nano-materials
    energy-engineering
  • Dr. Valery N. Khabashesku
    Valery N. Khabashesku
    Research Faculty
    chemistry and spectroscopy of molecules containing double and triple p-bonds at group 14 elements (C, Si, Ge, Sn), carbenes and... more
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Katerina Kourentzi
    Katerina Kourentzi
    Research Faculty
    My research interests lie in the interface of engineering, nanotechnology and biology towards the utilization of the fundamentals... more
    biomolecular-engineering
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Raymond Flumerfelt
    Raymond Flumerfelt
    Emeritus Faculty
    Cellular materials
    nano-materials
  • Dr. Ernest J. Henley
    Ernest J. Henley
    Emeritus Faculty

  • Dr. James T. Richardson
    James T. Richardson
    Emeritus Faculty
    Catalyst, solid oxide synthesis, catalytic processes, gas-to-liquid conversion
  • Dr. Charles Rooks
    Charles Rooks
    Emeritus Faculty
    Diesel exhaust abatement, NOx control