Faculty

Prof. Douglas W. Bousfield
Prof. Douglas W. Bousfield
     Douglas W. Bousfield

Ph.D. (California at Berkeley, 1986)

Professor. Fluid mechanics, rheology, numerical methods, coating processes.

Prof. Robert M. Bowie
Prof. Robert M. Bowie
Robert M. Bowie
M.D. (Medical College of Virginia, 1992)

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.

Prof. Albert Co
Prof. Albert Co
Albert Co
Ph.D. (Wisconsin, 1979)Associate Professor. Polymer processing, non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, rheology, transport phenomena, applied numerical methods.

Prof. William J. DeSisto
Prof. William J. DeSisto
William J. DeSisto
Ph.D. (Brown University, 1989)

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.

Prof. Caitlin Howell
Prof. Caitlin Howell
Caitlin Howell
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry (University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2011)

Associate Professor. Biological interfaces, bacterial biofilm growth and control, surface-mediated tissue engineering, dynamic materials design.

Prof. Andre Khalil
Prof. Andre Khalil
Andre Khalil
Ph.D. ( Universite Laval, 2004)

Professor. Computational biomedicine, cancer microenvironment, breast cancer, multiscale analyses.

Prof. Michael D. Mason
Prof. Michael D. Mason
Michael D. Mason
Ph.D. (California at Santa Barbara, 2000)

Professor.  Photophysics of nanoparticles and molecular nanoprobes, single molecule imaging, time-resolved single photon spectroscopic imaging techniques.

Prof. David J. Neivandt
Prof. David J. Neivandt
David J. Neivandt
Ph.D. (University of Melbourne, 1999)

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.

Prof. Hemant P. Pendse
Prof. Hemant P. Pendse
Hemant P. Pendse
Ph.D. (Syracuse, 1980)

Professor and Department Chair. Sensor development, colloid systems, particulate and multiphase processes, pulp and paper manufacture.

Prof. Thomas J. Schwartz
Prof. Thomas J. Schwartz
Thomas J. Schwartz
Ph.D. (Wisconsin, 2015)

Associate Professor. Heterogeneous catalysis, reaction kinetics, in situ spectroscopy, biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals.

Prof. Karissa Tilbury
Prof. Karissa Tilbury
Karissa Tilbury
Ph.D. (Wisconsin, 2015)

Assistant Professor. Extracellular matrix remodeling, cellular metabolism, non-linear microscopy techniques: second harmonic generation (SHG) imaging microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, STEM education.

Prof. G. Peter van Walsum
Prof. G. Peter van Walsum
G. Peter van Walsum
Ph.D. (Dartmouth College, 1998)

Professor. Biomass processing, biorefining, renewable energy, fuels and chemicals, process engineering.

Prof. Sara L. Walton
Prof. Sara L. Walton
Sara L. Walton
Ph.D. (University of Maine, 2011)

Lecturer.

Prof. Lisa Weeks
Prof. Lisa Weeks
Lisa Weeks
Ph.D. (University of Maine, 2017)

Lecturer. Biomedical engineering, transport phenomena.

Prof. M. Clayton Wheeler
Prof. M. Clayton Wheeler
M. Clayton Wheeler
Ph.D. (University of Texas – Austin, 1997)

Professor. Biofuels, catalysis.

Prof. Evan K. Wujcik
Prof. Evan K. Wujcik
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

Prof. Joseph M Genco
Prof. Joseph M. Genco
Joseph M. Genco
Ph.D. (Ohio State, 1965)

Professor Emeritus. Oxygen delignification, refining, pulping, pulp bleaching.

Prof. Adriaan R. P. van Heiningen
Prof. Adriaan R. P. van Heiningen
Adriaan R. P. van Heiningen
Ph.D. (McGill, 1982)

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.

Prof. John J. Hwalek
Prof. John J. Hwalek
John J. Hwalek
Ph.D. (Illinois, 1982)

Professor Emeritus. Process information systems, heat transfer.

Cooperating Faculty

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Sustainable Materials & Technology
Assistant Professor of Food Processing
Professor of Sustainable Materials & Technology
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