Core & Courtesy Faculty

Faculty
Research Interests
Amaral,
                                    Luis A.N.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

amaral( at )northwestern.edu
Complex networks in nature; system-level modeling of biological processes; study of innovation and creativity
Bagheri,
                                    Neda

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

n-bagheri( at )northwestern.edu
Computational systems biology and complex regulatory networks; dynamical systems and control theory; applications to immunology, cancer, and circadian rhythms
Broadbelt,
                                    Linda J.

Chair and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor

broadbelt( at )northwestern.edu
Multi-scale modeling of complex reacting systems; design of nano-structured catalysts; discovery of novel biochemical pathways; polymerization and depolymerization kinetics
Burghardt,
                                    Wesley R.

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

w-burghardt( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer science; rheology; non-Newtonian fluid mechanics
Davis,
                                    Stephen

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

sdavis( at )northwestern.edu
Theoretical fluid mechanics; hydrodynamic stability and interfacial phenomena; material science; thin films and crystal growth; asymptotic and variational methods
Gray,
                                    Kimberly A.

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

k-gray( at )northwestern.edu
Catalysis; environmental chemistry; treatment technology
Grzybowski,
                                    Bartosz A.

Kenneth Burgess Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Director of Non-Equilibrium Energy Research Center (NERC)

grzybor( at )northwestern.edu
Complex dissipative systems; theory of non-equilibrium self-organization; self-assembly
Jewett,
                                    Mike

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

m-jewett( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; cell-free biology; biotechnology; artificial cells; systems biology; metabolic engineering
Kung,
                                    Harold H.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

hkung( at )northwestern.edu
Catalysis; novel materials; sustainability; renewable energy; environmental chemistry; reaction engineering
Leonard,
                                    Josh

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

j-leonard( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; cellular and protein engineering; gene therapy; systems biology; immunology; cancer
Masanet,
                                    Eric

Morris E. Fine Junior Professor in Materials and Manufacturing

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

eric.masanet( at )northwestern.edu
Energy technology systems; product life-cycle systems; multi-scale and techno-economic models of industrial energy and resource systems
Messersmith,
                                    Phillip B.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

Erastus Otis Haven Professor

philm( at )northwestern.edu
Biomimetic/bioinspired materials; bio-interfaces and antifouling polymers; nanoscience/nanotechnology
Miller,
                                    William M.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

wmmiller( at )northwestern.edu
Cell and tissue culture applications in biotechnology and medicine
Mirkin,
                                    Chad

George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

chadnano( at )northwestern.edu
Developing methods for controlling the architecture of molecules and materials on the nano scale and utilizing such structures in the development of analytical tools
Notestein,
                                    Justin M.

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

j-notestein( at )northwestern.edu
Multifunctional materials and catalysts; molecularly structured surfaces; energy
Olvera de la Cruz,
                                    Monica

Lawyer Taylor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and (by courtesy) Chemical and Biological Engineering

m-olvera( at )northwestern.edu
Polymer theory; phase transformations; poly-electrolytes
Ottino,
                                    Julio M.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Distinguished Robert R. McCormick Institute Professor

Dean

jm-ottino( at )northwestern.edu
Complex systems; dynamics of granular matter, mixing and segregation processes
Ryskin,
                                    Gregory

Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Fluid dynamics; statistical physics; geophysics
Schatz,
                                    George C.

Professor of Chemistry and by courtesy Chemical and Biological Engineering

g-schatz( at )northwestern.edu
Materials; Physical/Analytical
Shea,
                                    Lonnie D.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

l-shea( at )northwestern.edu
Regenerative medicine; biomaterials; gene therapy; drug delivery; systems biology; cell transplantation; spinal cord; diabetes; infertility; cancer
Snurr,
                                    Randall Q.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

snurr( at )northwestern.edu
Molecular modeling; development of new materials; diffusion in nanoporous materials; adsorption; catalysis; membrane separations; energy storage
Szleifer,
                                    Igal

Christina Enroth-Cugell Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Professor of Medicine

igalsz( at )northwestern.edu
Protein adsorption and biocompatible materials; lipid layers and model cell membranes; drug delivery systems; ligand-receptor binding and responsive materials
Torkelson,
                                    John M.

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

j-torkelson( at )northwestern.edu
Dynamics; films; polymerization; phase behavior of polymers
Tyo,
                                    Keith E.J.

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

k-tyo( at )northwestern.edu
Synthetic biology; metabolic engineering; microbial engineering; systems biology; resource-poor healthcare delivery; biofuels
You,
                                    Fengqi

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

you( at )northwestern.edu
Process systems engineering; analysis, design, and optimization of renewable energy systems; sustainable process design and synthesis; planning and scheduling; supply chain management; computational modeling and optimization of complex systems