Process Control Engineering, Manufacture and Optimization of Photovoltaic Devices, Control and Optimization of Fuel Cells, Design and Analysis of Multivariable Control Algorithms, Including Predictive and Adaptive Control.
Distinguished Professor, Exxon Mobil Gator Chemical Engineering Alumni Professor
Electrochemical Engineering: Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Corrosion (including cathodic protection), Current Distribution in Electrochemical Systems, Fuel Cells, Mathematical Modeling.
Department Chair and Dean's Leadership Professor
Biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles; fundamental fluid physics of suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles; magnetic nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization; suspension hydrodynamics and rheology.
Interfacial phenomena in engineering and biomedical systems, Molecular association in micelles, liquid crystals and microemulsions, Nanoparticles for superconductors and magnetic materials, Enzymic reactions at interfaces.
Engineering education, Underrepresented minorities, Unconscious biases in teams, Professional development for industry/academia, Curriculum, Instructional design, Online education, Product/process design, Process simulation, LCA, Environmental remediation.
Future and on-going work in the Stoppel Lab leverages expertise in biomaterial composition and formulation to direct in vivo function for repair and regeneration of damaged tissue.