Graduate Faculty

 

Ioannis (Yannis) P. Androulakis

Title: Professor
                     Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: BME-212
Phone: 848-445-6561

Research Interests:  Systems biology, transcription, inflammation

Tewodros (Teddy) Asefa

Title: Professor
                     Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Office: CBE-138
Phone: 848-445-2970
Fax: 732-445-5312
Research Interest: Development of novel multifunctional nanostructured and nanoporous materials for catalysis; biocatalysis, sensors, and biosensors; solar cells and renewable energy; nanomedicine for cancer treatment

Research Webstite: http://chem.rutgers.edu/asefa_teddy

Helen Buettner

Title: Professor and CBE Chair
                     Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office:
Phone: 848-445-6597
Fax: N/A
Research Interest: Neural circuitry, kinetics, microscopy, microfabrication
 

Fuat E. Celik

Title: Assistant Professor
                         Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: CBE 215
Phone: 848-445-5558
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest:  Heterogeneous Catalysis for Energy Applications
Research Webstite: http://celik.rutgers.edu/
 

Susie Chen

Title: Professor
                        Department of Chemical Biology
Address:  164 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: Lab for Cancer Research, Rm 213
Phone: (848) 445 7243
Fax: 732-445-0687
Research Focus: Glutamatergic signaling and cancer, transgenic mouse model system for melanoma development, Regulation of cell signaling by G-protein-coupled-receptor
 

Yee Chiew

Title: Professor and Director of Alumni Relations
                         Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address:  School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: C150B
Phone: 848-445-0315
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest: 

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

Shishir P.S. Chundawat

Title: Assistant Professor
                     Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address:  School of Engineerin, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854   
Office: C150A
Phone: 848-445-3578
Research Interest: Cellulosic Biofuels, Biomass Processing, Glycoengineering, Protein Engineering, Glycan Biopolymer
Research Webstite: Research Page

William Craelius

Title: Professor
                    Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: BME-207
Phone: (848) 445-2369
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interests: Prosthetic limb restoration; motor control and polymers for tissue engineering; Designing of controllers; robotic devices; signal processing and instrumentation; Entrepreneurial and regulatory experience with medical devices.
 

Alberto Cuitino

Title: Department Chair, Professor
                            Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: B235
Phone: 848-445-2248, 848-445-4210

Research Interest: Pharmaceutical manufacturing, Material modeling and simulations, dislocation mechanics, fracture in metal single crystals, granular materials, mechanical behavior of solid foams and folding patterns in thin films.

German Drazer

Title:  Associate Professor
                Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room:  D158
Phone: 848-445-5400

Research Interest: Transport Phenomena; Fluid mechanics and statistical physics, stochastic processes to investigate the transport of suspended particles in complex systems.

Meenakshi Dutt

Title: Assistant Professor
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C229
Phone: 848-445-5612
Fax: 732-445-2421
Emailmeenakshi.dutt@rutgers.edu
Research Interest: Particle technology, multifunctional biohybrid materials, and nano-particle - cell membrane interactions.
Research Group Web Page

Panagiotis (Pano) G. Georgopoulos

Title: Professor
            Environmental &  Occupational Medicine
Address: Computational Chemodynamics laboratory, EOHSI, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Room 308 Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 732-445-0159

Research Interest: Environmental chemical engineering; turbulent transport; reactive flows

 
 

Benjamin Glasser

Title: Professor
             Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: C231
Phone: 848-445-4243
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest: The mechanics of fluidized beds, multiphase flows and reactors, flow and segregation of granular materials, nonlinear dynamics of transport processes in fluid-particle systems, and pharmaceutical engineering
Research Webstite: Research Group
 
 

Masanori Hara

Title: Professor
                    Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: C161
Phone: 848-445-3817
Fax: 848-445-5313
Research Interests:Solution Behavior of Ionic Polymers; Development and Study of Novel Polymers; Polymer Blends, and Composites via Ionic Interactions; Inorganic Polymers Based on Silicates Made from Minerals; Ionic Polymers and Ionic Liquids. 
 

Marianthi Ierapetritou

Title: Professor and Department Chair
                           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: School of Engineering, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: C227
Phone: 848-445-2971
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest: Process operations involving scheduling, planning and supply-chain management comprising of deterministic and stochastic approaches
Research Webstite: Research Group
 

Joachim Kohn

Title: Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry
Address: Chemical & Chemical Biology, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: Wright Rieman Labs, 303
Phone: 848-445-3888
Interests: Novel biomaterials design, orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials, drug delivery, polymeric implants
 

Bozena Michniak-Kohn

Title: Professor 
               Pharmaceutics
Address: Department of Pharmaceutics,145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: Life Science Building rm 109
Phone: 848-445-3589
Research Interest: Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery

Tamara Minko

Title: Distinguished Professor and Chair
                    Pharmaceutics
Address: 160 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway NJ 08854
Room: William Levine Hall Room 214
Phone: (848) 445-6348
Fax: 732-445-3134
Research Interest: 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

Title: Distinguished Professor
                 Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Rd. Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME-315
Phone: 848-445-4591
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interest: Cell and tissue engineering, and biomimetic materials.
 

Gaetano Montelione

Title:Professor
              Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Address: 679 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: CABM 014A
Phone: 848-445-9868
Fax:732-235-5633
Research Interest: Cancer biology, influenza virus, structural biology, and structural bioinformatics
 

Fernando Muzzio

Title: Distinguished Professor
                     Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C126
Phone: 848-445-3357
Research Interest: Pharmaceutical engineering; chaos & mixing of viscous fluids; mixing & segregation of powders
 

Alex Neimark

Title: Distinguished Professor
                   Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C258
Phone: 848-445-0834
Research Interest: Molecular modeling of nanoscale processes and materials; thermodynamics and transport in CBE
 

Ronke Olabisi

Title: Assistant Professor
             Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME-209
Phone: 848-445-6687
Fax: N/A
Research Interest: Tissue repair, regenerative medicine for injury and disease

Wilma Olson

Title: Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry         
                  Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Address: 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: Wright Rieman Labs A209
Phone: 848-445-3993 
Email: wilma.olson @ rutgers.edu
Research Interest: Theoretical studies of nucleic acid structure and properties, molecular biophysics
 

Henrik Pedersen

Title: Professor and Associate Dean of Lifetime Learning and Professional Education
                         Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: B203
Phone: 848-445-4795
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest: Plant cell culture, chemical and biochemical fiber optic sensors, applications of biophotonics in bioprocess technology
 

Rohit Ramachandran

Title: Associate Professor & Chancellor's Scholar
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C216 
Phone: 848-445-6278
Fax: 732-445-2421
Research Interest: Interests include: Process Systems Engineering; Process Control; Process Simulation; Process Optimization; Mathematical Modelling; Population Balance Modelling; Experimental Studies and Validation; Pharmaceutical Engineering; Particulate and Chemical Processes; Nonlinear Identification and Control; Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Theory.

Richard Riman

Title: Distinguished Professor
           Material Science and Engineering
Address: 607 Taylor Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: CCR-106
Phone: (848) 445-4946
Fax:(732) 445-6264
Research Interest: Processing (low temperature hydrothermal methods, dispersion, particulate mixed-ness, and solution crystallization of ceramics) and functional materials (structural ceramics, electro-ceramics, optics, and biomaterials).
 

Charles Roth

Title: Professor and CBE Graduate Director
          Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Office: BME-205
Phone: 848-445-6686
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interest: Nanomedicine; gene silencing technologie; engineering approaches to cancer
 

Nina Shapley

Title: Associate Professor
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C230
Phone: 848-445-4951
Fax: 732-445-2581
Research Interest: Multiphase fluid mechanics and rheology, imaging (nuclear magnetic resonance imaging), micro and nanoencapsulation, biopolymer colloids, health, and environmental applications.

Troy Shinbrot

Title: Professor
           Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME-310
Phone: 848-445-6584
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interest: Research in our lab deal with mechanisms for self-assembly in cells and in mixing problems.

Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh

Title: Assistant Professor
           Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: ENG B-245
Phone: (848) 445-3797
Research Interest: Colloids and Surface Ccience, Soft Matter, Microfluidics and Complex Fluids.

David Shreiber

Title: Professor, Graduate Director
           Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME-312
Phone: 848-445-6589
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interests: Central Nervous System injury, repair, and regeneration.

Paul Takhistov

Title: Assistant Professor
           Department of Food Science
Address: 65 Dudley Road New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (848) 932-5478
Fax:732-932-6776
Research Interest: Engineering (Development of microfluidic devices and biosensors for microorganism’s detection, non-thermal (pulse-electric field) pathogens inactivation; nanotechnology in food processing, packaging and control).
 

M. Silvina Tomassone

Title: Associate Professor
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: C234
Phone: 848-445-2972
Fax: 732-445-2421
Interests Include: Molecular dynamics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of fluids, nanoparticles, nanotribology, self assembly and dynamics of surfactants, and spreading of fluids.
 

George Tsilomelekis

Title: Assistant Professor
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-5809
Fax: 732-235-5633
Interest Includes: Structure-reactivity relationships as they pertain to complex catalytic reactions, Operando spectroscopy.

Martin Yarmush

Title:  Distinguished Professor
           Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME 231
Phone: 848-445-6528
Fax: 732-445-3753
Research Interests: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapeutics; BioMEMS and BioNanotechnology, Medical Devices
 

Haoran Zhang

Title:  Assistant Professor
           Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C106
Research Interest: Engineering microorganisms and complex microbial systems for bioproduction of value-added molecules
 
 

Associate Members

   

Charles Dismukes

Title: Distinguished Professor
           Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Address: 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: Wright Rieman Labs 113
Phone: 848-445-1489
Fax: 732-445-5312
Research Interest: Biological and chemical methods for renewable solar-based fuel production, catalysis, photosynthesis, metals in biological systems and tools for investigating these systems.
 

Ashutosh Goel

Title: Assistant Professor
           Material Science and Engineering
Address: 607 Taylor Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: CCR-212
Phone: 848-445-4512
Research Interest: Structure-Property relationships in glasses

Adam J. Gormley

Title: Assistant Professor
           Biomedical Engineering
Address: 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: BME 220
Phone: 848-445-6569
Fax: 732-445-3753
Interests Include: Nanobiomaterials.

Shantenu Jha

Title: Associate Professor
           Electrical and Computer Engineering
Address: 94 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: CoRE 705
Phone: 848-445-8537
Interests Include: Applied Computing, Cyberinfrastructure R&D and Computational Science. 

San Kiang

Title: Research Professor
           Chemical and Bio Chemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: CWing
Phone: 908-334-1815
Interests Include: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering related to the development and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. Specific areas of interest are crystallization, particle engineering, mixing, controlled and extended release dosage forms, coating, pharmaceutical composite material, reaction engineering, process scale up and continuous processing.
 

Jing Li

Title: Distinguished Professor
           Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Address: 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: Wright Rieman Labs 207
Phone: 848-445-3758
Fax: 732-445-5312
Research Interest: development of solid-state inorganic and inorganic-organic hybrid materials that are both fundamentally important and relevant for practical applications

Thomas Nosker

Title: Assistant Research Professor
           Material Science and Engineering
Address: 607 Taylor Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8065
Room: CCR 141
Phone: 848-445-3631
Fax: 732-445-8284
Interests Include: Advanced processing technologies for thermoplastic resins using rheological and mechanical parameters to develop co-continuous structures at the micro-scale.

Ravendra Singh

Title: Assistant Research Professor
           Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Address: 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: C162
Phone: 848-445-4944
Fax: 732-235-5633
Research Interest: control and optimization of downstream pharmaceutical processes.