Graduate Faculty: Cullen College of Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
V. Balakotaiah. Cullen Distinguished, Professor; Ph.D., Houston: reaction and transport processes engineering.
P. Cirino. Associate Professor; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology; interfaces Chemical Engineering with the Biological Sciences, with emphases in bimolecular engineering, metabolic engineering, and biocatalysis.
J.Conrad. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Harvard University, interaction between complex fluids (polymers, colloids, nanoparticles, bacteria, protozoa, cells) and the surfaces that confine or support them
V. M. Donnelly. Moores University, Professor; Ph.D., Pittsburgh: Plasma processing of electronic materials.
M. Doxastakis. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Patras; molecular modeling of Polymers and biomolecules.
D. Economou. Associate Chair, and Cullen Distinguished Professor; Ph.D., Illinois: electronic materials, and plasma etching and deposition.
W.Epling. Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Florida, understanding and engineering the reaction process on and along a catalyst surface.
R. W. Flumerfelt. Professor, Ph.D., Northwestern; PE: polymer processing and interfacial phenomena, surface science.
L. Grabow. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, computational methods to understand and predict chemical processes that occur on solid-gas and solid-liquid interfaces.
Michael P. Harold. MD Anderson Professor; Ph.D., Houston; PE: chemical reaction systems, multi-functional chemical reactors, reaction-separation materials and devices.
E. J. Henley. Professor Emeritus; D.Sc., Columbia; PE: reliability, computer-aided design.
R. Krishnamoorti. Don Chair Professor and Chair; Ph.D., Princeton: Polymeric Materials, Nanotechnologic and Drug Delivery.
J. Lee, Hugh Roy & Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; oil and gas reservior estimation, production forecasting in unconventional reservoirs, well testing and pressure transient testing.
D. Luss. Cullen Distinguished Professor; Ph.D, Minnesota; Chemical reaction engineering.
M. Nikolaou. Professor; Ph.D., UCLA; computer-aided process engineering, control of microelectronic processes.
G. Qin, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Wyoming; reservior modeling and simulations.
J. T. Richardson. Emeritus Professor; Ph.D., Rice; Research Interests: catalysis, fuel cells and membrane reactors.
J. Rimer. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Delaware, focuses on crystal engineering, nanomaterials self-assembly, and pathological biomineralization at both the microscopic and macroscopic levels to address challenges of material synthesis and design.
M. Robertson. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Nanostructured polymeric materials, self assembly, thermodynamics of polymer blends, structural characterization with light, neutron and x-ray scattering, biorenewable and biodegradable materials.
G. Stein. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Polymer thin films; self-assembly; dynamics at surfaces and interfaces; diffusion in polymer films; optical and electron-beam lithography; alternative nanofabrication techniques; x-ray scattering.
N. Varadarajan. Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, developing high throughput screens designed to characterize a wide range of functions ranging from the properties of proteins in single cells to antigen mediated cellular cytotoxicity.
P. G. Vekilov. Professor; Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences: Phase transistions in protein solutions.
R. Willson. Moores Professor; Ph.D., MIT: biomolecular engineering.
Ananth Annapragada. Adjunct Professor; Professor of Bioinformatics University of Texas-Houston: Respiratory drug delivery, targeted drug delivery, delivery of imaging contrast agents, computational biology.
A. Daneshy. Adjunct Professor; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla: Broad-based technology and management development in the oil and gas industry.
M. J. Economides. Adjunct Professor; Ph.D., Stanford: petroleum engineering, hydraulic fracture mechanics.
Micky Fleischer. Adjunct Professor: Economics in Chemical Engineering.
Charles Rooks. Adjunct Professor: Undergraduate laboratory, director of Diesel Emissions Testing Facility, NOx abatement.
Huang Yiqun, Adjunct Associate Professor; Director, New Technology Reserach and Development NTRD Program; Senior Reserach Scientist
West David H. Adjuct Professor; Senior Scientist, Research and Development
Yiqun Huang, Adjunct Associate Professor, HARC, Houston, Director, New Technology Research and Development (NTRD) Program; Senior Research Scientist
David H. West, Adjunct Professor, DOW Chemical Company, Senior Scientist, Research and Development
Akhil Bidani. Adjunct Professor; Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering & Biomedical Engineering: Mechanisms and kinetics of microvascular gas and ion transport, intracellular Ph and its regulation in lung cells, mechanisms of pulmonary uptake of toxic reactive gases, pathophysiology of lung function abnormalities in acute lung injury and ARDS, physiology of cardiopulmonary support, mathematical modeling of cellular transport processes.
Perry Scott, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Tam Vincent, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Rigoberto Advincula. Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry: Design, synthesis and application of polymar materials, ultrathin films, and nanomaterials.
S. Brankovic. Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering; Electrochemical Thin Film Growth, Magnetic Materials and Nanostructures, Nanofabrication, Electrocatalysis, Sensors, Physcis and Thermodynamics of Electrified Interfaces.
James M. Briggs. Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biochemistry: Computational studies of protein structure and function, inhibitor design, investigations of possible inhibitor resistance pathways, and development of methods for the above work.
Shankar Chellam. Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering: Nanofiltration membranes for municipal water purification, and determination of elemental composition of urban aerosols.
George Fox. Professor of Chemical Biomolecular Engineering and Biochemistry: Structure, function and evolution of RNA.
Randall T. Lee. Cullen Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry: Design and synthesis of new types of polymeric materials including polymeric drugs and drug-delivery systems.
Dmitri Litvinov. Moores University Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering: Nanomagnetic materials devices and systems for biosensor, integrated circuit and data storage applications.
Scott, Perry, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Vincent Tam, Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
This Page Last Updated: December 20, 2012