We perform fundamental research and develop technologies for improving human health. Ongoing research includes studies of nanoparticle-biological interactions, cellular mechanics, engineering of proteases and CRISPR-Cas systems, development of new types of sensors, and new materials for biomedical applications.
Ph.D., 2017, Cornell University
Research Interests: Complex Fluid Dynamics, Colloid and Interface Science, Electrokinetics, and Rheology
Ph.D., 1992, University of Minnesota
Research Interests: Cellular Engineering, Cell Adhesion, Cell Migration, Molecular Motors, Mathematical Biology
Assistant Professor and Shah Rising Star Professor
Research Interests: Bioengineering, Gene Editing, CRISPR/Cas, Nucleic acids and Protein Engineering, Nanomaterials, Responsive Systems
Research Interests: Self-Assembly, Colloid and Surface Science, Functional Coating, Polymer Engineering, Biomaterials, Recombinant Proteins
Distinguished Professor, Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Edie Professor
Research Interests: 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
Research Interests: Biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles; fundamental fluid physics of suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles; magnetic nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization; suspension hydrodynamics and rheology.
Ph.D. 2018, The Ohio State University
Research Interests: Polymer Membranes, Polymer-Protein Conjugates, Self-Assembly, Computational Materials Design
Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair & Department Chair
Assistant Professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow
Harry and Bertha Bernstein Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Ph.D., 1981, University of Minnesota (1982)
Research Interests: Biological Wastewater Treatment, Particle Separations, Process Control