Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Ty Redd

Professor of Chemistry · Southern Utah University

Specializing in molecular and cell biology, environmental chemistry, environmental contaminants, and macromolecular host guest science

Organic Macrocycles Environmental Contaminants Water Research Physical Science Molecular and Cellular Biology

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald Junior Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Roper specializes in efforts to bring engineering and science closer to patients who utilize medicines via novel technologies.

Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis 3D Printing of Dose Forms Long Acting Therapy Development Nanomaterials and Particle Sciences Continuous Chemical Reaction Engineering

Serdar Ozturk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Ozturk’s interests include biotechnology, chemical engineering, surface and interfacial chemistry, microfluidics, and material science.

Characterization Biotechnology Microfluidics and Microfabrication Chemical Engineering Biomolecular Engineering

Jessica Winter

Professor of Biomedical, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Biomedical expert, revolutionizing our knowledge of the relationship between nanoparticles and biology

Neural Engineering Nanotechnology Biomolecular Engineering Biomedical Engineering Nanoscale neural prosthetic devices

Lawrence Drzal

University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science · Michigan State University

Expertise in adhesion, surface modification, composites/nanocomposites, graphene nanoplatelets, and multifunctional materials.

Carbon Fibers Ultraviolet Light Surface Modification Multifunctional Materials Composite Materials Adhesion

Tyler McQuade, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Improving the World one reaction at a time.

Noelle Comolli, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Noelle Comolli, PhD, researches the use of different polymers for either novel biomaterials or controlled release delivery vehicles

Spinal Cord Research Drug Delivery Chemical Engineering Biomaterials Polymer Chemistry

Viviane Yargeau

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering · McGill University

Yargeau's research focuses on the protection of water resources, wastewater treatment and monitoring of wastewater quality and contaminants.

Ecotoxicology Chemical Pollutants Chemical Engineering Environmental Engineering Environment

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Julio A. Camarero, PhD

John A. Biles Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in biological therapeutics, microbial pathogenicity, and protein and peptide therapeutics.

Inteins Bio-organic Chemistry Biological Therapeutics Microbial Pathogenicity Protein and peptide therapeutics

Michelle D. Miranda

Associate Professor, Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Michelle Miranda teaches Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology. She has worked as a Criminalist with the NYC Police Dept.

Forensic Sciences Tattoos and Tattoo Inks Gunshot Residue and Shooting Reconstruction Microscopy Spectroscopic Techniques

Daren Chen, Ph.D.

Professor and Floyd D. Gottwald, Sr. Chair in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

The applications for Chen’s research are varied and include atmospheric and combustion aerosol and particulate emission control

Particle instrumentation and characterization Nanoparticles and nanotechnology Particle processing (i.g. classification charging dispersion...) Drug target delivery and release control Air pollution and indoor air quality control

Leanna Giancarlo

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Leanna Giancarlo is a Professor of Chemistry and commentator on the portrayal of science in media and popular culture.

STEM Education Science Education Science and Popular Culture Chemistry

Stephen J. Trumble B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. Stephen J. Trumble is an Associate Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

Skeletal Muscle Physiology Energetics Diving Mammals Physiological Ecology Lipid Biochemistry

Neera Tewari-Singh

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology · Michigan State University

Neera Tewari-Singh has an extensive background in molecular biology, toxicology, and medical countermeasures against chemical exposures.

Environmental Toxicology Inflammation Dermal Toxicology Medical Chemical Defense Molecular Biology

Mo Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · Virginia Commonwealth University

Advance material manufacturing for health and energy applications

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Multiphase Flow Process crystallization (Bio)Pharmaceuticals Battery materials

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry