Alex Bertuccio

Assistant Teaching Professor

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Office Hours:By appointment

Lab: C-239B & C-251


PhD, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2017

MS, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan College, 2012

BS, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan College, 2011


AIChE Teaching Excellence Award (2018)

Research Interests

Engineering Education

Providing research experience for undergraduates in:
Metal toxicity to bacteria
Algae growth
Caffeine extraction from coffee beans
Biodiesel synthesis
Cooking the perfect pancake
Emulsion science
Chemical battery performance
Iodine clock

Selected Publications

Bertuccio, A. J., Tilton, R.D. Silver Sink Effect of Humic Acid on Bacterial Surface Colonization in the Presence of Silver Ions and Nanoparticles. Environmental Science & Technology 2017 51 (3), 1754-1763
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04957