Faculty

The Department of Chemical Engineering Welcomes New Teaching Faculty

Sumant S. Patankar, Ph.D.

Sumant S. Patankar, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the University of Florida Department of Chemical Engineering as a Lecturer starting January 2021. Dr. Patankar’s research focused on studying the properties of supercritical fluids under nanopore confinement – a system… Read More

Hages Receives NSF Career Award to Create New Semiconductor Material for Clean and Renewable Solar Energy

Charles Hages, Ph.D.

Charles Hages, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award. His research focuses on developing next-generation semiconductors for energy research. With this award, Dr. Hages aims to develop solution-based, thin-film… Read More

Ziegler Awarded Grant to Measure the Surface Energy of Metals through Structure-Property Analysis of Electrodeposition Instabilities

Kirk J. Ziegler, Ph.D.

Kirk J. Ziegler, Ph.D., the Dow Chemical Company Foundation Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies at the University of Florida Department of Chemical Engineering (UF CHE) is leading a $581,500 grant from the National Science Foundation titled: Measuring the… Read More