We generate insights on the dynamics of complex systems through experiments, theoretical analysis, and simulation. Aims of the research include enabling the efficient control and processing of these systems which are used in a wide range of industries, products, and emerging technologies.
Research Interests: Dynamics of Complex Fluids, Suspension and Multiphase Fluid Mechanics, Microfluidic Flows, Rheology
Won Tae Choi
Research Interests: Electrochemical Engineering of Materials for Energy Conversion & Storage, Electro- and Photocatalysis, and Electronics
Ph.D., 2017, Cornell University
Research Interests: Complex Fluid Dynamics, Colloid and Interface Science, Electrokinetics, and Rheology
Research Interests: Semiconductor Materials and Devices, Nanomaterials, Energy, Optical Spectroscopy, Modeling
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Ph.D., 2002, University of Notre Dame
Research Interests: Molecular and Multi-scale Modeling, Nanoscale Transport Phenomena, Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Research Interests: Numerical Simulations of Complex Fluids: Reactive Flows in Porous Media, Hydrodynamic Interactions, Dynamics of Filament Networks
Research Interests: Polymer membranes, Multi-component separations, Mass transport in polymers, Soft material design and characterization
Ph.D., 1978, Illinois Institute of Technology (1981)
Research Interests: Interfacial instabilities, Transport phenomena with life support, materials science and biomedical applications
Research Interests: Electrochemical Engineering: Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Corrosion (including cathodic protection), Current Distribution in Electrochemical Systems, Fuel Cells, Mathematical Modeling.
Juan Manuel Restrepo-Flórez
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