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  Nov 21, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


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Head: David Pine

 Programs offered:

Faculty

Professors

Stephen Arnold, University and Thomas Potts Professor of Physics
PhD, City University of New York
Optics, biophotonics, microparticle photophysics (www.poly.edu/microparticle), 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

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

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

Rastislav Levicky, Donald F. Othmer Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Minnesota
Biological polyelectrolytes, biosensors and bio-diagnostics

Jin Kim Montclare, Associate Professor of Biological Chemisty
PhD, Yale University
Protein Design and engineerin

Walter Zurawsky, Department Head and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
PhD, University of Illinois
Plasma polymerization, mass transfer in membranes

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

Qing Song, Industry Associate 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

Instructors

Tommy S. Lee, Instructor of Biology
MPhil, New York University

Abhijit Mitra, Instructor of Chemistry
PhD, Columbia University

Lecturers

Janice Abner, Lecturer of Chemistry
PhD, Polytechnic University

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

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

Research Faculty

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

Eli M. Pearce, University Research Professor
PhD, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Polymer synthesis and degradation

Arnost Reiser, Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry
Dr Ing, University of Prague (Czech Republic)
Polymer photochemistry, photoresists, image science

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 C. Ackerberg, Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
PhD, Harvard University

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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