Graduate Faculty

Ioannis (Yannis) P. Androulakis

Professor and Undergraduate Program Director of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: BME-212
Phone: 848-445-6561
Research Interests:  Systems biology, transcription, inflammation

Tewodros (Teddy) Asefa

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Office: C-138
Phone: 848-445-2970
Research Interests: Nanomaterials, catalysis, renewable energy, nanomedicine

Helen Buettner

Professor and Chair of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-228
Phone: 848-445-2228
Research Interests: Neural circuitry, kinetics, microscopy, microfabrication

Fuat E. Celik

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-215
Phone: 848-445-5558
Research Interests:  Heterogeneous catalysis, computational chemistry, nanomaterials, spectroscopy

Yee Chiew

Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C150B
Phone: 848-445-0315
Research Interests: Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, complex fluids, polymers, nanoparticles, colloids

Shishir Chundawat

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C150A
Phone: 848-445-3578
Research Interests: : Biochemical Engineering, Biomanufacturing, Biomass Process Engineering, Biopharmaceuticals, Bioseparations, Carbohydrate-Active enZymes (CAZymes), Cellulose & Carbohydrate Chemistry, Cellulosic Biofuels, Chemo-Enzymatic Synthesis, Glycans, Glycoconjugates, Glycoengineering, Glycobiology, Protein Adsorption, Protein Engineering, Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy

Alberto Cuitino

Professor and Chair
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Phone: 848-445-2248, 848-445-4210
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical manufacturing, material modeling and simulations, dislocation mechanics, granular materials, solid foams, thin films

Charles Dismukes

Distinguished Professor
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Office: Wright Rieman Labs 113
Phone: 848-445-1489
Research Interests: Solar fuels, catalysis, biocatalysis, photosynthesis

German Drazer

Associate Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Office:  D158
Phone: 848-445-5400
Research Interests: Transport phenomena; fluid mechanics and statistical physics, stochastic processes, particulate systems 


Meenakshi Dutt

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-5612
Research Interests: Particle technology, multifunctional biohybrid materials, nanoparticle- cell membrane interactions
Research Group

Panagiotis (Panos) G. Georgopoulos

Environmental & Occupational Medicine
Office: Computational Chemodynamics laboratory, EOHSI, Room 308
Phone: 732-445-0159
Research Interests: Environmental chemical engineering; turbulent transport; reactive flows

Benjamin Glasser

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C231
Phone: 848-445-4243
Research Interests: fluidized beds, multiphase flows and reactors, granular materials, nonlinear dynamics, pharmaceutical engineering

Masanori Hara

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C161
Phone: 848-445-3817
Research Interests: Ionic polymers; polymer blends and composites, inorganic polymers, ionic liquids. 

Shantenu Jha

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: CoRE 705
Phone: 848-445-8537
Research Interests: Applied computing, cyberinfrastructure, computational science 

Joachim Kohn

Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Office: Wright Rieman Labs, 303
Phone: 848-445-3888
Research Interests: Orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials, drug delivery, polymeric implants

Bozena Michniak-Kohn

Office: Life Science Building rm 109
Phone: 848-445-3589
Research Interests: Topical and transdermal drug delivery

Tamara Minko

Distinguished Professor and Chair
Office: William Levine Hall Room 214
Phone: (848) 445-6348
Research Interests: Biopharmaceutics; nanotechnology; molecular targeting; antisense oligonucleotides, siRNA and peptide delivery; mechanisms of multidrug resistance; intracellular fate and molecular mechanisms of action of anticancer drugs;

Prabhas V. Moghe

Distinguished Professor and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Research & Academic Affairs
Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-4591
Research Interests: Cell and tissue engineering, biomimetic materials.

Fernando Muzzio

Distinguished Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-126
Phone: 848-445-3357
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical engineering; chaos & mixing of viscous fluids; mixing & segregation of powders

Alex Neimark

Distinguished Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-0834
Research Interests: Molecular modeling, nanoscale processes and materials; thermodynamics and transport

Biju Parekkadan

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Medicine
Office: BME-304
Phone: 848-445-6563
Research Interests: Cell and gene therapy, tissue engineering, drug delivery, biomaterials

Henrik Pedersen

Professor and Associate Dean of Lifetime Learning and Professional Education
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: B-203
Phone: 848-445-4795
Research Interests: Plant cell culture, sensors, biophotonics, bioprocess technology

Rohit Ramachandran

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-216 
Phone: 848-445-6278
Research Interests: Process systems engineering, process control, process simulation, process optimization, pharmaceutical engineering

Richard Riman

Distinguished Professor
Material Science and Engineering
Office: CCR-106
Phone: (848) 445-4946
Research Interests: Ceramics, hydrothermal processing, solution crystallization, functional materials

Charles Roth

Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: BME-205
Phone: 848-445-6686
Research Interests: Nanomedicine; gene silencing; drug delivery, engineering approaches to cancer

Benjamin Schuster

Assistant Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C163
Phone: 848-445-5040
Research Interests: Bio-inspired materials, protein engineering, cellular and molecular engineering, synthetic biology, soft matter

Nina Shapley

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C230
Phone: 848-445-4951
Research Interests: Multiphase fluid mechanics and rheology, magnetic resonance imaging, encapsulation, colloids

Troy Shinbrot

Biomedical Engineering
Office: BME-310
Phone: 848-445-6584
Research Interests: self-assembly in cells and in mixing problems.

David Shreiber

Professor and Chair
Biomedical Engineering
Office: BME-312
Phone: 848-445-6589
Research Interests: Central nervous ystem injury, repair, and regeneration.

Paul Takhistov

Associate Professor
Food Science
Phone: (848) 932-5478
Research Interests: Microfluidic devices and biosensors, pulse-electric field inactivation of pathogens, nanotechnology in food processing, packaging and control

M. Silvina Tomassone

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-234
Phone: 848-445-2972
Research Interests: Molecular dynamics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of fluids, nanoparticles, nanotribology

George Tsilomelekis

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-5809
Research Interests: Catalysis, structure-reactivity relationships, operando spectroscopy

Martin Yarmush

Distinguished Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Office: BME 231
Phone: 848-445-6528
Research Interests: Tissue engineering, regenerative medicinem, stem cell therapeutics, bioMEMS, bionanotechnology

Haoran Zhang

Associate Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Research Interests: Engineering microorganisms, complex microbial systems, bioproduction of value-added molecules

Associate Members

Alex Bertuccio

Assistant Teaching Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-3669
Research Interests: engineering education

Gerardo Callegari

Associate Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 848-445-2248
Research Interests: physico-chemical properties of powders, powder processing, pharmaceutical engineering

Ashutosh Goel

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Phone: 848-445-4512
Research Interests: composition–structure–property relationships in cxide glasses, nuclear waste immobilization, glasses and ceramics in healthcare

Adam J. Gormley

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Office: BME 220
Phone: 848-445-6569
Research Interests: Nanobiomaterials, biomimetic materials, self-assembly

Marianthi Ierapetritou

Bob and Jane Gore Centennial Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware
Research Interests: Modeling, process operations, design and synthesis of pharmaceutical engineering processes, energy and sustainability, biopharmaceutical production

Thomas Nosker

Assistant Research Professor
Material Science and Engineering
Office: CCR 141
Phone: 848-445-3631
Research Interests: Advanced processing of thermoplastic resins, rheological and mechanical properties, nanocompostites

Wilma K. Olson

Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Research Interests: Theoretical studies of nucleic acid conformation, properties, and interactions

Ravendra Singh

Assistant Research Professor
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Office: C-162
Phone: 848-445-4944
Research Interests: control and optimization of downstream pharmaceutical processes



Affiliate Members

Ki-Bum Lee

Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Phone: 848-445-2081
Research Interests: nanotechnology, chemical biology, stem cells, cellular signalling