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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Aug 21, 2017
 
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


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Head: David Pine

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Faculty

Professors

Stephen Arnold, University and Thomas Potts Professor of Physics
PhD, City University of New York
Optics, biophotonics, microparticle photophysics (www.mp31.org), physical virology, organic solid-state physics

Mary K. Cowman, Professor of Biochemistry
PhD, Case Western Reserve University
Biophysical chemistry of macromolecules in solution, on surfaces and in crowded environments, Structure, biological function and medical applications of the polysaccharide hyaluronan, Development of improved biomedical materials, Atomic force microscopy methods for the imaging and physical characterization of single biological macromolecules and nanoparticles, Macromolecular crowding in polymer solutions

Bruce A. Garetz, Professor of Physical Chemistry
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laser spectroscopy, laser light scattering, non-linear optics, laser-induced nucleation and multiphoton processes

Mark M. Green, Professor of Organic Chemistry
PhD, Princeton University
Stereochemistry of synthetic and biologically interesting polymers and liquid crystals, Discovering the principles of organic chemistry by studying the complex industrial and biological phenomena arising from these principles as a new learning method

Rastislav Levicky, Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Minnesota
Biological polyelectrolytes, biosensors and bio-diagnostics

John T. McDevitt, Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics Chair for NYUCD
PhD, Stanford University
Microdevice, biomaterials

Jovan Mijovic, Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Relaxation dynamics in synthetic and biological complex systems, modeling of processing of polymers

David Pine, Silver Professor and Department Chair
PhD, Cornell University
Soft condensed matter physics, mesoscopic materials

Iwao Teraoka, Professor of Polymer Chemistry
PhD, University of Tokyo (Japan)
Photonic molecular sensors, whispering gallery modes

Abraham Ulman, Professor of Chemisty
PhD, The Weizmann Institute (Israel)
Self-assembled monolayers, surface engineering and nanotechnology

 

Associate Professors

Jin Ryoun Kim, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Protein engineering, structure and properties of proteins

Jin Kim Montclare, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
PhD, Yale University
Molecular design, protein engineering, biomaterials and biocatalysis (montclare.poly.edu)

 

Assistant Professors

Ryan L. Hartman, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Michigan
Catalysis and reaction engineering, continuous-flow manufacturing, flow chemistry, microchemical systems, and molecular management

Miguel Modestino, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Electrochemical devices; composite materials development, processing and characterization

Ayaskanta Sahu, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Investigating transport phenomena in new classes of nanostructured hybrid materials that have promise for optoelectronic and thermoelectric energy conversion

 

Industry Professors

Gene R. Diresta, Industry Professor of Bioengineering
PhD, Polytechnic Institute of New York
Orthopaedic biomechanics, transport phenomena of solid tumors, mathematical modeling of physiologic systems

Evgeny Vulfson, Industry Professor of Biotechnology
PhD, Moscow State University
Biotechnology product and process development

Industry Associate Professors

Victor Barinov, Industry Associate Professor of Physics
PhD, Academy of Science of the Ukraine
Electroactive gels, mechanics of polymer networks, interface separation

Industry Assistant Professors

Qing Song, Industry Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
PhD, City University of New York
Single-cell immunology, cell-cell heterogeneity, quantitative and multiplexed live single cell microarrows, molecular and immune regulatory mechanisms of biological process, bon-invasice diagnostic strategies for human disease

 

Lecturers

Janice Aber, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry
PhD, Polytechnic University

Tommy S. Lee, Senior Lecturer of Biology
MPhil, New York University

Charles P. Martucci, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry
PhD, Columbia University

Myron I. Pollack, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry
PhD, New York University

 

Research Faculty

Kalle Levon, Research Professor
PhD, University of Tokyo
Phase separation in polymer blends and solutions, gelation, conductive polymers

Yoshiyuki Okamoto, Research Professor and Director of the Polymer Research Institute
PhD, Purdue University
Organic and polymer synthesis characterization and applications

Leonard Stiel, Research Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, Northwestern University

Edward D. Weil, Research Professor in Polymer Research Institute
PhD, University of Illinois
Additives for polymers, flammability

 

Faculty Emeriti

Robert F. Benenati, Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
PhD, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Ernest Loebl, Professor Emeritus of Polymer Chemistry
PhD, Columbia University

Herbert Morawetz, University Professor Emeritus of Polymer Chemistry
PhD, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Nancy M. Tooney, Associate Professor Emerita of Biochemistry
PhD, Brandeis University

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