Faculty

Professor. Fluid mechanics, rheology, numerical methods, coating processes.
  • 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. 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.
J. Larcom Ober Professor of Chemical Engineering. 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.
Associate Professor. Process information systems, heat transfer.
Associate Professor.  Photophysics of nanoparticles and molecular nanoprobes, single molecule imaging, time-resolved single photon spectroscopic imaging techniques.
Associate Professor. Microbial biosensors, physiological genomics of the zebrafish, fluorescence technology.
Professor. Determination of the orientation and conformation of interfacial species, surface spectroscopies/microscopies.
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.
Professor. Biofuels, catalysis.

Faculty Emeriti

Professor Emeritus. Oxygen delignification, refining, pulping, pulp bleaching.
Professor Emeritus. Fundamentals of adsorption and adsorption processes.

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.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Adjunct Faculty

  • Ian D. Dickey
    M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • Sean Ireland
Verso Paper Corporation
  • Nancy Kravit
    Ph.D.
Tethys Research
  • Nick Triantafillopollous
    Ph.D. (IPST, 1988)
Omnova Corp.