The following is a list of our full-time and part-time faculty, associate
professors emeriti. For a larger image click here
Thomas A. Adams II: green energy conversion, semicontinuous systems, process design,
simulation and optimization
Emily D. Cranston: sustainable nanocomposites, surface forces and interfacial engineering, biopolymers
and thin films (primarily focused on nanocellulose materials).
Kevin Dunn: Assistant Professor - Teaching
Carlos Filipe: Applied molecular biology,
recombinant protein expression and purification,
engineering mRNA for stability and readability.
Raja Ghosh: bioseparation using ultrafiltration,
membrane chromatography, biomimetic membranes.
Todd R. Hoare: nanotechnology, interfacial engineering, biomaterials engineering,
polymer science, pharmaceutical science
Kim S.Jones: tissue engineering, regenerative
medicine, immune and
inflammatory responses to biomaterials, host remodelling of implanted
David Latulippe: biopolymer processing (eg. DNA/RNA purification), Microscale processes,
Unit operation modeling and optimization, structure-processing relationships
Rafik O. Loutfy: Entrepreneurship, Innovation,
knowledge management, alternate
energy sources, solar cells, photovoltaic engineering.
Vladimir Mahalec: real-time optimization,
advanced process control,
software architecture, process simulation
Prashant Mhaskar: Process control,
Nonlinear Lyapunov-based and model predictive
control, Fault-tolerant control, Control of hybrid systems
Robert H. Pelton: polymer colloids,
water soluble polymers, interfacial
engineering, flocculation, and latex's.
Heather Sheardown: biomaterials,
tissue engineering, mathematical
modeling of physiologic processes, ophthalmic drug delivery.
Christopher L. E. Swartz: Computer Process
Michael Thompson: polymer processing,
extrusion and reactive extrusion.
Philip E. Wood: experimental and computational
fluid mechanics, heat transfer.
Jie Yu: Advanced process control, smart plant monitoring and diagnosis, intelligent oil production,
bioinformatics and systems biology, biofuels, process analytical technology
Shiping Zhu: polymer materials and reaction
engineering, polymer synthesis
and characterization, polymer biomaterials and interfacial engineering,
Malcolm H. Baird: mass transfer, fluid
mechanics, mixing, liquid-liquid
John L. Brash: biomaterials, blood-material
interactions, blood compatible
materials, surface modification of polymers, free radical and condensation
Cameron M. Crowe: computer simulation,
modeling and optimization,
data reconciliation, applied mathematics, numerical methods.
James M. Dickson: transfer phenomena
in membranes, reverse osmosis,
ultrafiltration, electrodialysis, novel polymers.
Irwin A. Feuerstein: blood damage
in artificial organs, cell transport
and surface adhesion, cell-surface interactions, video-microscopy.
Archie E. Hamielec: polymer production
technology, kinetics, reactors,
John F. MacGregor: multivariate statistical
methods for process monitoring
and optimization, polymer reaction engineering.
Thomas E. Marlin: computer process control,
real time plant optimization,
control structure design.
Paul A. Taylor: computer process control,
non linear control, process
identification, expert systems and genetic algorithm applications.
John Vlachopoulos: polymer processing,
rheology, finite differences and
finite elements, CAD/CAM methods.
Donald R. Woods: surface phenomena, cost
estimation, decision making
and problem solving.
Benoit Chachuat: optimization of transient systems, global optimization,optimization-based
process control, real-time optimization.
Andrew N. Hrymak: polymer processing,
reactive extrusion and molding,
design and optimization.
John Brennan: Bioanalytical Chemistry and High Throughput Screening
Michael A. Brook: Organosilicon Chemistry, Silicon-biopolymer copolymers,
Organofunctional silicones, Silica surface modification, Silane coupling
David K. Potter: polymer structure-property
relationships, reactive polymer systems
polymer nanocomposities, innovation, entrepreneurship, emerging technologies.