Faculty & Staff

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Top ⇑Faculty


Julie N.L. Albert, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

The Robert and Gayle Longmire Early Career Professor in Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Delaware (2011)
Research Interests: Nanostructured Polymeric Materials, Stimuli-responsive Materials, Thin Film Morphologies, Surface Science, Combinatorial Methods, Solar Energy, Cancer Metastasis

Hank Ashbaugh, Ph.D. Professor

Ph.D., University of Delaware (1998)
Research Interests: Classical Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Molecular Simulation, Solution Thermodynamics, Multi-Scale Modeling of Self-Assembly and Nanostructured Materials
W T Godbey

W T. Godbey, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., Rice University (2000)
Research Interests: Gene Delivery, Cellular Engineering, Molecular Aspects of Nonviral Transfection, Biomaterials
Vijay T. John, D.Eng.Sci

Vijay T. John, D.Eng.Sci.Professor
The Leo S. Weil Professor in Engineering

D.Eng.Sci., Columbia University (1982)
Research Interests: Self-Assembly and Nanostructured Materials, Polymer/Nanoparticle Composites, Biomolecular Materials, Microemulsion Systems, Clathrate Hydrate Thermodynamics
Brian Mitchell

Brian Mitchell, Ph.D.Professor
Interim associate dean for graduate studies, research, and facilities

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (1991)
Research Interests: Nanostructured Materials, Fiber Technology, Materials Processing, Composites

Kim C. O'Connor, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1987)
Research Interests: Stem Cell Technology: mesenchymal stem cells, clonal heterogeneity, cell signaling, aging and regenerative therapies

Kyriakos D. Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Eng. Sci.Professor

D.Eng.Sci., Columbia University (1982)
Research Interests: Transport and Stability in Liquid-Emulsion Membranes, Transport of Multiphase Systems Through Porous Media, Marine Engine Lubricants

Noshir S. Pesika, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (2005)
Research Interests: Nanomaterial Synthesis and Characterization, Surface Functionalization and Rheology, Bio-Inspired Materials, Surface Science, Electrochemistry

Lawrence R. Pratt, Ph.D.Professor
The Herman and George R. Brown Chair in Chemical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Illinois (1977)
Research Interests: Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Theory of Liquids and Solutions, Molecular Biology, Electrochemical Capacitors and Electrical Energy Storage Systems, Statistical Methods in Computational Science Especially Molecular Simulation
Wayne F. Reed, Ph.D.

Wayne F. Reed, Ph.D.Professor of physics
Murchison-Mallory Professor of Physics, Joint appointment in chemical & biomolecular engineering

Ph.D. Clarkson (1984)

Field of Research: Polymer Physics & Biophysics
Anne Skaja Robinson

Anne Skaja Robinson, Ph.D.Professor and Department Chair
The Catherine and Henry Boh Professor in Engineering

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994)
Research Interests: Understanding and controlling protein aggregation for protein therapeutics and for Alzheimer's and related dementia; adenosine and serotonin receptor trafficking, signaling, and membrane protein biophysics; cellular stress and its impact on protein expression and cell function.
Katie C. Russell

Katie C. Russell, Ph.D.Professor of Practice

Ph.D., Tulane University (2012)
Research Interests: Stem Cell Technology, Clonal Heterogeneity, Flow Cytometry, Sort Strategies for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Enrichment
Nicholas Sandoval

Nicholas R. Sandoval, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder (2011)
Research Interests: Genome Engineering, Metabolic Engineering, Biofuels, biosensors, sequence-function elucidation
Daniel F. Shantz, Ph.D.

Daniel F. Shantz, Ph.D.Professor
The Entergy Chair of Clean Energy Engineering

Ph.D. ChE, University of Delaware (2000)
Research Interests: New Materials to Address Challenges in Energy and Sustainability

Top ⇑Adjunct Faculty

Tessy Lopez Goern

Tessy Lopez Goerne, Ph.D.Adjunct Professor

Ph.D., National Metropolitan University of Mexico (1989)
Research Interests: Medical Implants, Controlled Drug Release, Chemotherapy, Nanomedicine. Sol-Gel Synthesis, Nanostructured Materials

Top ⇑Emeritus Faculty


Richard D. Gonzalez, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (1965)
Research Interests: Synthesis and characterization of supported metal catalysts, In-situ spectroscopic methods, Reactions in organized media
Victor J. Law

Victor J. Law, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus
AIChE Fellow, IChemE Fellow
Chartered Engineer (UK and Europe)
Registered Professional Engineer (Louisiana)

Ph.D., Tulane University (1963)
Research Interests: Thermochemical Cycles for Hydrogen Via Water Splitting, Parameter Estimation in Complex Systems, Butanol as an Alternative Fuel
San Aung

San Aung, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Tulane University (1987)
Research Interests: Engineering materials, Prefabricated systems

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