… As the landscape in the manufacturing industries continues to change all around us, we have chosen to expand and modify our courses, personnel, facilities, research, and outreach activities to establish ourselves as a Chemical and Biological Engineering Department. We have formed an alliance with the newly formed Institute of Molecular Biophysics, which brings to us partnerships with The Jackson Laboratory and Maine Medical Center Research Institute. New research directions in bioprocessing, biosensors, and molecular biophysics give students opportunities to do research at the interface between engineering and the biological sciences …. Read More from Hemant Pendse.

Hemant P. Pendse
Department Chair


Confocal laser scanning microscope paper

Diffraction grating femtosecond amplifier

Embryo on silicon needles

Fluorescence microscopy

Microhotplate sensor array

Paper machine

Silicon nitride thin film

Zrconia membrane