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Brown University School of Engineering

Chemical and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Chemical and environmental ENGINEERING Faculty

Vicki Colvin
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 
Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry and Engineering; Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering 
[email protected]
Template chemistry, meso- and macroporous solids, nanocrystalline oxides, photonic band gap materials, confined glasses

C. Franklin Goldsmith
Ph.D. M.I.T.
Assistant Professor
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Goldsmith Lab for Chemical Kinetics
Combustion chemistry, catalysis, electronic structure methods, computational kinetics
Robert Hurt
Ph.D. M.I.T.
Professor; Director, Brown Superfund Program
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Laboratory for Environmental and Health Nanoscience (LEHN)
Carbon materials, mesogenic materials, nanotoxicology, nanomaterials in the environment, graphene-based materials
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Materials Engineering Faculty) 
Indrek Kulaots 
Ph.D., Brown University
Senior Lecturer
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No cost carbonized bio-wastes for environmental clean up, porous structures in graphene family materials, sustainable use of conventional energy resources, reuse of byproducts in energy conversion processes
G. Tayhas Palmore
Ph.D., M.I.T.
Elaine I. Savage Professor of Engineering; Professor of Medical Science; Professor of Chemistry
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Electrochemical energy conversion, biochemical sensing
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Materials Engineering Faculty)  

Kurt Pennell
Ph.D., University of Florida
250th Anniversary Professor of Engineering
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Groundwater remediation technologies, environmental toxicology, engineered nanomaterials, fate and transport of environmental contaminants

Andrew Peterson
Ph.D., M.I.T.
Associate Professor
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Catalyst Design Lab
Heterogeneous catalysis, electronic structure theory, sustainable fuels
Yue Qi, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Joan Wernig Sorensen Professor of Engineering
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Computational materials science, multi-scale modeling, defects and transport, complex interfaces, electrochemical-mechanical coupling in battery and fuel cell materials
(see also Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, Materials Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Faculty)
Brian Sheldon
Sc.D., M.I.T.
Professor
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Energy storage materials, composites, advanced ceramics and carbon based materials, high temperature materials, mechanical behavior
(see also Materials Engineering Faculty)  
Anita Shukla 
Ph.D., M.I.T.
Assistant Professor 
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Shukla Lab for Designer Biomaterials
Biomaterials, self-assembly, drug delivery, regenerative medicine.
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Materials Engineering Faculty) 
Eric Suuberg
Sc.D., M.I.T.
C.V. Starr Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship; Professor of Engineering; Associate Director, Brown Superfund Program; Co-Director, PRIME Program
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Suuberg Laboratory
Kinetics, combustion, carbons, energy/environmental issues
Anubhav Tripathi
Ph.D., City University of New York
Professor; EMSTL Executive Academic Director
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Biomedical Engineering Laboratory
Understanding complex biomaterials using microfluidics, proteomics, high throughput screening, rheology of complex fluids and lab on a chip applications
(see also Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Materials Engineering Faculty)  
Chemical and environmental ENGINEERING Emeriti and Research Faculty
Joseph (Jose') Manuel Calo
Ph.D. Princeton University
Professor Emeritus
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Applied chemical kinetics; carbon materials; energy/environmental technology
Bruce Caswell
Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor Emeritus, Professor (Research)
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Viscoelastic flows; heat transfer