Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty
D. Eric Aston, Ph.D.
McClure Hall 403B
Courses: Intro to ChemE, ChemE Thermodynamics, Separation Processes, Microcosms & Nanotechnology, Applications of Nanomaterials in Biomolecular Engr., Scanning Probe Microscopy, Surface Instrumentation, Interfacial Science, ChemE Labs
Areas of Expertise: Colloids and Interfacial Phenomena, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanowires, Adhesion and Thin Films, Microfluidics and Chemical Sensors, Polymers and Composites, Nanotechnology
Wudneh "Woody" Admassu, Ph.D.
Courses: Mechanics of Material, Dynamics of Material, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Introduction to ChE, Material and Energy Balance, Environmental Modeling and Design, Transport and Rate Proc., Environmental Management and Design, ChE. Process Analysis and Design, Modeling in Electrolysis Process, Transport Phenomena
Areas of Expertise: Bioremediation Process Modeling, Gas Separation Membranes, Electrodialysis Membrane Separation, Hollow Fiber Bioreactors, Transport and Kinetics of Heavy Metal, Dyes, Halogenated Hydrocarbon, Low-Level Radio-Nuclides Removal From Contaminated Water and Soils
Matthew Bernards, Ph.D.
Courses: Computations in Chemical Engineering, ChE 453 Process Analysis and Design I and II
Areas of Expertise: Biology-Material Interfacial Interactions, Polyampholyte Polymers, Bone Tissue Engineering, Beta-Votaic Microbatteries
Indrajit Charit, Ph.D.
McClure Hall 405D
Courses: Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Radiation Effects on Materials, Fundamentals of Nuclear Materials, Microstructures and Defects
Areas of Expertise: Processing-Microstructure-Property Correlations, Nuclear Materials, Structural Materials, High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Advanced Manufacturing
Samrat Choudhury, Ph.D.
Gautam Kumar, Ph.D.
McClure Hall 401D
Courses: Process Analysis and Control, Digital Process Control
Areas of Expertise: Optimal control theory, Stochastic model predictive control, Stochastic systems, Computational neuroscience, Neural Engineering, Computational Psychiatry, Brain Medicine
Krishnan Raja, Ph.D., P.E.
McClure Hall 407A
Courses: Ceramic Materials, Instrumental Analysis, Metallic Materials, Nuclear Degradation Mechanisms, Nuclear Component Inspection
Areas of Expertise: Energy Conversion Materials, Energy Storage Materials, Nuclear Materials, Electrochemical Synthesis of Nanomaterials
Mark Roll, Ph.D.
McClure Hall 407C
Courses: Elements of Materials Science, Introduction to Materials Thermodynamics, Fundamentals of Polymeric Materials
Focus Areas: Materials Chemistry, Macromolecular Clusters, Quartz Crystal Microbalance, Polymers and Composites