Graduate Program Faculty

Graduate Program Faculty are a vital part of the graduate program in CBE. They serve on CBE dissertation and thesis committees and teach graduate courses. Full and Associate members may serve as advisors for Master's theses, and Full members may serve as advisors for Ph.D. dissertations.

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
jeffboyd@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-5604
Research Interests: Detection and response of organisms to oxidative stress, biological iron-sulfur cluster assembly, and repair

Associate Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
g.callegari@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-2248
Research Interests: Physico-chemical properties of powders, powder processing, pharmaceutical engineering

Professor and Chair
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
cuitino@soe.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-2248, 848-445-4210
Office: B235
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical manufacturing, material modeling, and simulations, dislocation mechanics, granular materials, solid foams, thin films

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

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

Professor 
Environmental & Occupational Medicine
panosg@rutgers.edu
Phone: 732-445-0159
Office: Computational Chemodynamics laboratory, EOHSI, Room 308
Research Interests: Environmental chemical engineering; turbulent transport; reactive flow
Research Group

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
ag1179@soe.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-4512
Research Interests: Composition–structure–property relationships in cxide glasses, nuclear waste immobilization, glasses, and ceramics in healthcare

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
adam.gormley@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-6569
Office: BME 220
Research Interests: Nanobiomaterials, biomimetic materials, self-assembly
Research Group

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

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
shantenu.jha@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-8537
Office: CoRE 705
Research Interests: Applied computing, cyberinfrastructure, computational science
Research Group

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

Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
kblee@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-2081
Research Interests: Nanotechnology, chemical biology, stem cells, cellular signalling
 

Professor
Pharmaceutics
michniak@dls.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-3589
Office:  Life Science Building rm 109
Research Interests:  Topical and transdermal drug delivery
Research Group

Distinguished Professor and Chair
Pharmaceutics
minko@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-6348
Office:  William Levine Hall Room 214
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;

Assistant Research Professor
Material Science and Engineering
tjnosker@gmail.com
Phone: 848-445-3631
Office: CCR 141
Research Interests: Advanced processing of thermoplastic resins, rheological and mechanical properties, nanocomposites
Research Group

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

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

Distinguished Professor
Material Science and Engineering
richard.riman@gmail.com
Phone: 848-445-4946
Office:  CCR-106
Research Interests: Ceramics, hydrothermal processing, solution crystallization, functional materials
Research Group

Professor
Biomedical Engineering
shinbrot@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-6584
Office: BME-310
Research Interests: Self-assembly in cells and in mixing problems.
Research Group

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

Associate Professor
Food Science
paul.takhistov@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-5478
Research Interests: Microfluidic devices and biosensors, pulse-electric field inactivation of pathogens, nanotechnology in food processing, packaging and control

Distinguished Professor
Biomedical Engineering
yarmush@soe.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-6528
Office: BME 231
Research Interests: Tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cell therapeutics, bioMEMS, bionanotechnology
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