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Environmental and Energy Science and Technology

A Comparison of the Local Current Density in a PEM Fuel Cell

Providing energy for the world’s population in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner is a major challenge to the world’s population for the 21st century. Chemical Engineering is at the core of developing energy sources including: improved petroleum refining, production and refining of biofuels, coal gasification and clean coal technology, and hydrogen energy technologies including fuel cells. Paralleling the efforts to develop new energy sources are the technologies for a clean environment. Chemical Engineering has led the way in clean air technology from power plants and automobiles, and is leading technology development in greenhouse gas reduction and sequestration.

Faculty Research Area
Avalos, José

José L. Avalos
Assistant Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

101 Hoyt Laboratory

Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Structural Biology and Protein Engineering; Systems Biology; Protein Biochemistry and Biophysics; Biochemical Engineering

Benziger, Jay

Jay B. Benziger
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A407 Engineering Quad

Fuel Cell Engineering; Chemical Reactor Design, Stability, and Dynamics; Heterogeneous Catalysis

Bourg, Ian

Ian C. Bourg
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute

E208 Engineering Quad

Clay Mineral Surface Geochemistry; Geologic Carbon Sequestration; Kinetic Isotope Effects in Aqueous Systems; Liquid Water at Interfaces; Coupling Between Geochemistry, Geomechanics, and Mass Fluxes in Porous Media

Debenedetti, Pablo

Pablo G. Debenedetti
Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Dean for Research

A419 Engineering Quad

Liquid State Theory; Glass Transition; Nucleation Theory; Protein Thermodynamics; Molecular Simulation; Biopreservation; Origin of Biological Homochirality

Kevrekidis, Yannis

Yannis G. Kevrekidis
Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A319 Engineering Quad

Complex / Multi-scale Systems Modeling and Computation; Process Dynamics and Spatiotemporal Pattern Formation; Fuel Cell Engineering; Nonlinear System Identification and Control

Koel, Bruce

Bruce E. Koel
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A311 Engineering Quad

Surface Science; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Photocatalysis; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Plasma-Materials Interactions

Loo, Yueh-Lin (Lynn)

Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo
Acting Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A323 Engineering Quad

Organic and Polymer Transistors and Solar Cells; Organic Semiconductors and Conducting Polymers; Self-Assembled Monolayers; Soft Lithography; Block Copolymers

Panagiotopoulos, Athanassios

Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos
Susan Dod Brown Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chair, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A317 Engineering Quad

Molecular simulation of fluids, materials and biological systems; Thermodynamic analysis of processes; Ionic liquids and their applications; Computational Material Science

Scherer, George

George W. Scherer
William L. Knapp '47 Professor of Civil Engineering
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

E319 Engineering Quad

Biopreservations; Art and Monument Conservation; Flow in Porous Media; Ceramics and Glasses

Stone, Howard

Howard A. Stone
Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

D326 Engineering Quad

Fluid Dynamics and Transport Processes; Complex Fluids; Colloidal Hydrodynamics; Microfluidics; Cellular-scale Hydrodynamics; Hydrodynamics Related to Biofilms; Biofilm Formation and Characterization; Drying and Transport in Natural Materials

White, Claire

Claire White
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

E326 Engineering Quad E-Wing

Durability of Alkali-Activated Cements; Atomic and Nanoscale Morphology of Cementitious Materials; Reaction Kinetics of Cement Formation; Amorphous Carbonate Materials; Combined Modeling/Experimental Methodologies; Monte Carlo Methods; Ab-initio Calculations; Total Scattering Analysis.