Professor. Fluid mechanics, rheology, numerical methods, coating processes.
Professor of Practice. Long distance medicine, rural medicine, remote search and rescue, UAVs and sensor use in assessing and finding lost and missing persons, telemedicine in search and rescue, cold injury frostbite and hypothermia.
Associate Professor. Polymer processing, non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, rheology, transport phenomena, applied numerical methods.
Professor. Inorganic membrane synthesis and characterization, application of chemical vapor deposition and atomic layer deposition to membrane synthesis, filtration for microdevices, and selective adsorption materials synthesis and characterization.
  • Caitlin Howell
    Ph.D. Physical Chemistry (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2011)
Assistant Professor. Biological interfaces, bacterial biofilm growth and control, surface-mediated tissue engineering, dynamic materials design.
Associate Professor.
Professor.  Photophysics of nanoparticles and molecular nanoprobes, single molecule imaging, time-resolved single photon spectroscopic imaging techniques.
Professor. Determination of the orientation and conformation of interfacial species, surface spectroscopies/microscopies.
  • Yonghao Ni
    Ph.D. (McGill University, 1992)
Professor and J. Larcom Ober Chair. Pulp and paper manufacturing, lignocellulose materials, nanocellulose, value-added lignocellulosic products.
Professor and Department Chair. Sensor development, colloid systems, particulate and multiphase processes, pulp and paper manufacture.
Assistant Professor. Heterogeneous catalysis, reaction kinetics, in situ spectroscopy, biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals.
Assistant Professor. Extracellular matrix remodeling, cellular metabolism, non-linear microscopy techniques: second harmonic generation (SHG) imaging microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, STEM education.
Associate Professor. Biomass processing, biorefining, renewable energy, fuels and chemicals, process engineering.
Lecturer. Biomedical engineering, transport phenomena.
Professor. Biofuels, catalysis.
  • Evan K. Wujcik
    Ph.D. (The University of Akron, 2013)
Assistant Professor. Polymers, composites, advanced materials, stretchable electronics, conductive polymers, organic mixed ionic-electronic conductors, self-healing polymers, electrospinning, electrohydrodynamics, green engineering, environmental engineering, water quality.

Faculty Emeriti

Professor Emeritus. Oxygen delignification, refining, pulping, pulp bleaching.
Professor Emeritus. Fundamental chemical engineering aspects of wood pulping, pulp bleaching, and recovery of waste pulping chemicals. “Integrated Forest Products BioRefinery” which produces bio-energy and biomaterials besides pulp, paper and wood products.
Professor Emeritus. Process information systems, heat transfer.

Cooperating Faculty

  • Barbara J. W. Cole
    Ph.D. (Washington, 1986)
Professor of Chemistry.
  • Douglas J. Gardner
    Ph.D. (Mississippi State, 1985)
Associate Professor of Wood Science and Technology.
Assistant Professor of Food Processing.
  • Stephen M. Shaler
    Ph.D. (Penn State, 1986)
Professor of Wood Science and Technology and Forest Engineering.
  • Siamak Shams Es-haghi
    Ph.D. (The University of Akron, 2015)
Assistant Research Professor of Rheology and Polymer Science, Advanced Structures and Composites Center.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Adjunct Faculty

  • Gregory Campbell
    Ph.D. (University of Maine, 1966)
  • Rod Chelberg
    M.D. (Minneapolis, 1988)
  • Ian D. Dickey
    M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
  • Sean Ireland
    Verso Paper Corporation