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Chemical Engineering

Field Description

Degree candidates are expected to pursue study and research that will give them a deeper comprehension of the basic and applied sciences and will develop initiative, originality, and creative ability. The thesis or dissertation may involve either research or special projects in such subjects as design, economics, or mathematical analysis. There is no language requirement for students majoring in chemical engineering.


Contact Information

Website: http://www.cheme.cornell.edu
Email: dgs@cbe.cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-4550

214 Olin Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

 

Concentrations by Subject

Chemical Engineering

  • advanced materials processing
  • applied math and computational methods
  • biochemical engineering
  • chemical reaction engineering
  • classical and statistical thermodynamics
  • fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology
  • heat and mass transfer
  • kinetics and catalysis
  • polymers
  • surface science

Faculty

Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; chemical reaction engineering
Alan Brad Anton - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: surface science Research Interests: reaction engineering and catalysis
Lynden A Archer - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: polymers Research Interests: polymer structure, properties, and dynamics in confined spaces and near surfaces
Paulette Clancy - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; classical and statistical thermodynamics Research Interests: electronic and advanced materials processing; molecular simulation
Claude Cohen - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; polymers Research Interests: polymer solutions; gels; elastomers; polymer composites; rheology; light scattering
Lance R Collins - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology Research Interests: turbulence physics; combustion; aerosol coagulation and breakup dynamics; polymer drag reduction
Susan Daniel - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer; surface science Research Interests: biochemical engineering; surface science; fluid dynamics; heat and mass transfer
Matthew P DeLisa - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering Research Interests: biochemical engineering; functional genomics; protein engineering; biomedical engineering
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: kinetics and catalysis; polymers Research Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; advanced materials; solid-state NMR spectroscopy
James R Engstrom - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: surface science Research Interests: electric and advanced materials processing; gas-solid interactions; molecular beams; UHV surface science
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: classical and statistical thermodynamics Research Interests: thermodynamics and statistical mechanics; molecular simulation of polymers and biopolymers; study of structure-property relations in soft condensed matter
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering Research Interests: chemical engineering
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; polymers Research Interests: polymer and metal-ceramic nanocomposites; ceramic thin films for electronic applications
Tobias Hanrath - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; polymers; surface science Research Interests: polymers; advanced materials processing; surface science
Yong L Joo - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; applied math and computational methods; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; polymers Research Interests: polymer fluid mechanics, rheology, applications to polymers processing, applied mathematics, and numerical analysis
Michael R. King - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: applied math and computational methods; biochemical engineering; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology Research Interests: cell adhesion; biofluid mechanics; drug and gene delivery; cancer metastasis and inflammation
Brian J. Kirby - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer; surface science Research Interests: fluid dynamics, biorheology, rheology, surface science, heat and mass transfer
Donald L Koch - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology Research Interests: rheological and transport properties of suspensions and porous media; applied mathematics
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering Research Interests: aquatic chemistry; pollution fate and behavior; metal/biofilm interactions; interfacial reactions of contaminants; groundwater contamination
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: polymers Research Interests: polymer synthesis; polymer materials science; polymers for microelectronics; environmentally and biologically friendly polymers; photolithography; synchrotron x-ray studies of polymers; self-organizing liquid crystalline and block copolymers
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: applied math and computational methods; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer Research Interests: fluid mechanics; microfluidic devices for drug delivery; transport phenomena in biological systems
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering Research Interests: chemical and biomolecular engineering; biomedical engineering
Perrine Pepiot - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; chemical reaction engineering; kinetics and catalysis Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, turbulent reactive flows, combustion, chemistry reduction, biomass-to-biofuels conversion processes
David A Putnam - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering Research Interests: drug delivery; design and synthesis of functional biomaterials; combinatorial approaches to drug formulation/stabilization/delivery
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; surface science Research Interests:
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; chemical reaction engineering Research Interests: cell culture analogs for predictive drug evaluation; computer models of single cells; minimal cell model; transgenic plant cell cultures
Ankur Singh - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology Research Interests: chemical and biomolecular eng., bio, materials
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: applied math and computational methods; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer Research Interests: fluid mechanics; hydrodynamic stability; interfacial instabilities; continuous casting; applied mathematics
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: advanced materials processing; chemical reaction engineering; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer Research Interests: microfluidics; heat and mass transfer; physico-chemistry of colloids and interfaces; biomaterials; biomedical engineering
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: chemical reaction engineering; classical and statistical thermodynamics; heat and mass transfer Research Interests: geothermal and biomass energy; advanced drilling technology; unconventional fossil fuel upgrading; carbon capture and sequestration; green chemistry in supercritical media; water purification
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: applied math and computational methods; biochemical engineering Research Interests: applied math and computational methods; computational biology; biomolecular engineering
Larry P Walker - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: biochemical engineering; chemical reaction engineering Research Interests: enzymatic hydrolysis of polysaccharides; solid state fermentation; molecular microbial ecology; phytoremediation; biomass conversion to energy and chemicals
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: polymers Research Interests: polymer synthesis and self-assembly; block copolymers; sol-gel processes; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; silica nanoparticles; x-ray nanostructure analysis; bioimaging; fuel cells; ion conductivity; polymer gels
Andrew Yen - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: applied math and computational methods; biochemical engineering; chemical reaction engineering Research Interests: biology; biomolecular engineering
Fengqi You - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: chemical reaction engineering Research Interests: process,energy,environmental systems engineering
Roseanna Zia - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Chemical Engineering: classical and statistical thermodynamics; fluid dynamics, rheology, and biorheology; heat and mass transfer Research Interests: fluid mechanics, suspension mechanics, complex fluids, micro hydro dynamics, rheology