Yee C. Chiew

Yee C. Chiew

Professor

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Phone:848-445-1396
Fax:732-445-2421
Email:yee.chiew@rutgers.edu
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Education

B.S, Chemical Engineering, University of Edinburgh (1979)
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania (1984)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook (1984-1985)

Honors

Teaching Excellence Award, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering,  Rutgers University (2000, 2007, 2009)
Excellence in Teaching Award, Engineering Governing Council, Rutgers University (2007)
Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Materials: Science & Engineering, American Chemical Society (1999)
Trustees’ Research Fellowship, Rutgers University (1991)
Inducted into Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (1992)
Outstanding Young Men of America (1990)
Henry Rutgers Research Fellowship, Rutgers University (1985)

Professional Affiliations

1996 - present, Professor
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
 
2011 – 2014 Associate Dean for International Programs
School of Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
 
2012 – 2013 Interim Chair
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
 
2002 – 2007, 2010-2011 Director of Graduate Programs
 Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
 
1991 - 1996 Associate Professor
 Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
 
1985 – 1991 Assistant Professor
 Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

 

Research Interests

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics of Complex Fluids, Polymers
Thermodynamic and Physico-chemical Properties of Pharmaceutical Materials
Nanopolymeric Systems for Drug Delivery
Interfacial Phenomena Nanoparticles and Colloidal Systems
Molecular Modeling and Simulation

Selected Publications

2010

  • Huang, Z., Feng, M., Su J., Guo, Y., Liu, T. and Chiew, Y. C., “Influence of Supercritical CO2 Pressurization on the Phase Behavior of Mixed Cholesteryl Esters,” International Journal of Pharmaceutics 397(1-2), 130–135 (2010).
  • Nti-Gyabaah, J., Gbewonyo, K. and Chiew , Y. C., “Solubility of Artemisinin in Different Single and Binary Solvent Mixtures Between (284.15 and 323.15) K, and NRTL Interaction Parameters,” Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data 55, 3356 – 3363  (2010).
  • Wu, N. and Chiew, Y. C., “Multidensity Integral Equation Theory for short Diblock Hard Sphere-Sticky Hard Sphere Chains,” Physical Review E 81, 041809 (2010).

2009

  • Huang, Z., Feng, M., Guo, Y., Su, J., Shi, Y., and Chiew, Y. C., “Influence of Matrix Composition on the Ternary Solubility of Cholesteryl Esters in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,” Fluid Phase Equilibria 285, 54 – 61 (2009).
  • Nti-Gyabaah, J., Chan, V. and Chiew , Y. C., “Solubility and Limiting Activity Coefficient of Simvastatin in Different Organic Solvents,” Fluid Phase Equilibria 280, 35 – 41 (2009).

​2008

  • Nti-Gyabaah, J. and Chiew, Y. C., “Solubility of Lovastatin in Ethyl Acetate, Propyl Acetate, Isopropyl Acetate, Butyl acetate, sec-Butyl acetate, Isobutyl Acetate, tert-Butyl Acetate, and 2-Butanone, Between (285 and 313) K,” Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data 58, 2060 – 2065 (2008).
  • Huang, Z., Feng, M., Guo, Y., Su, J., Teng, L., Liu, T. and Chiew, Y. C., “Ternary Solubility of Mixed Cholesteryl Esters in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,” Fluid Phase Equilibria 272, 8 – 17 (2008).