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Professor Bingqing Wei

Prof Wei

Dr. Bingqing Wei

CFCR Director

Telephone: 302-831-6438
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: weib@udel.edu

Dr. Wei's Group webpage

Research Interests
1D Assembly Direct synthesis of Long SWNT strands | 2D Assembly Deposit of SWNTMacro Films on Flexible Substrates | 3D Assembly Growth of MWNT Arrays on Various Substrates | Field Emission.Diode | Lithium Ion Batteries | Supercapacitors | Photvoltaic | Fuel Cells

Prof Advani

Dr. Suresh G. Advani

George W. Laird
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Telephone: (mornings) (302) 831-8975
(afternoons) (302) 831-1674
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: advani@udel.edu

Dr. Advani's personal homepage

Research Interests
Rheology | Mold Filling and Simulation | Polymer and Composites Processing | Solidification | Implants|Fuel Cells

Prof Karlsson

Dr. Anette Karlsson

Interim Chair and Associate Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-2423
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: karlsson@udel.edu

Dr. Karlsson's personal homepage
Dr. Karlsson's group page

Research Interests
Thermal Barrier Coatings | Polymer Fuel Cells
Instrumented Indentation | Fracture and Durability

Prof Prasad

Dr. Ajay K. Prasad

Chairperson, Mechanical Engineering

Telephone: 302-831-2960
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: prasad@udel.edu

Dr. Prasad's personal webpage

Research Interests
Clean energy technologies including PEM and DMFC fuel cells | Hybrid vehicles | Battery modeling and analysis | Wind and ocean current energy | Vehicle-to-grid technology | Energy-efficient solar-powered buildings | Transport phenomena in fuel cells | UD Fuel Cell Bus Program | Vehicle-to-grid research and implementation

Prof Roy

Dr. R. Valéry Roy
Associate Professor

Telphone: (302) 831 1019
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: vroy@udel.edu

Dr. Roy's personal homepage

Research Interests
Interfacial Fluid Mechanics | Nonlinear Dynamics

Prof Santare

Dr. Michael H. Santare

Telephone: (302) 831-2246
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: santare@udel.edu

Dr. Santare's Personal Homepage

Research Interests
Applied Mechanics | Orthopedic Biomechanics |
Composite Materials

Prof Sarkar

Dr. Kausik Sarkar

Associate Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-0149
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: sarkar@udel.edu

Dr. Sarkar's personal homepage

Research Interests
Ultrasonic Imaging | Emulsioins | Drug Delivery | Cell Mechanics | Drops/Bubbles

Lian-Ping Wang

Telephone:(302) 831-8160
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: wang@udel.edu

Dr. Wang's personal homepage

Research Interests
Turbulence | Collision effects of particles |
Particle-laden shear flows

Dr. Joshua L. Hertz

Assistant Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-2778
Fax: (302) 831-3619
E-mail: hertz@udel.edu

Dr. Hertz' homepage

Research Interests
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells | Ceramics | Nanostructured Materials | Oxide and Cermet Thin Films | Solid State Ionics | Impedance Spectroscopy

Chemical Engineering
Prof Barteau

Dr. Mark A. Barteau
Senior Vice Provost for
Research and Strategic Initiatives
Robert L. Pigford Chair
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Telephone:(302) 831-8905
Fax: (302) 831-1048
E-mail: barteau@udel.edu

Dr. Barteau's personal homepage

Research Interests
Surface science and catalysis on metals and metal oxides.

Prof Buttrey

Dr. Douglas J. Buttrey

Telephone:(302) 831-2034
Email: dbuttrey@udel.edu

Dr. Buttrey's personal homepage

Research Interests
Sythesis and characterization of functional
complex oxides and multimetallic nanomaterials | Relationships between composition, structure,
and physical propertiesfor producing new
technologically useful materials by design |
Materials for catalytic applications and those
with strongly correlated electronic behavior

Prof Chen

Dr. Jinguang Chen

Claire D. LeClaire Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Telephone: (302) 831-0642
E-Mail: jgchen@udel.edu

Research Interests
Surface science studies of metal carbides and
bimetallic alloys as novel catalytic materials | Synthesis and characterization of thin films for applications in fuel cells, chemical sensors, solar cells, and hard-coating materials

Dr. Chen's Research Group webpage

Dr. Thomas H. Epps, III

DuPont Young Professor
Assistant Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-0215
Fax: (302) 831-1048
Email: thepps@udel.edu

Research Interests
Polymeric networks | Ultra-thin polymer films | Nanostructured assemblies for targeted drug
delivery | Polymer blends | Block copolymer
structures in microfluidic devices.

Dr. Epps' Personal Homepage

Prof Vlachos

Dr. Dionisios Vlachos

Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-2830
E-mail: vlachos@udel.edu

Research Interests
Detailed reaction mechanism development |
Portable microchemical devices for power generation | Sustainable energy | Hydrogen Production | Biomass processing | Reactor design | Rational design of nanomaterials and catalysts | Multiscale modeling

Dr. Norman Wagner

Alvin B. and Julia O. Stiles Professor
Chemical Engineering

Telephone:(302) 831-8079
E-mail: wagnernj@udel.edu

Research Interests
Rheology of colloidal dispersion | Nano-
particles | Surfactant | Biopolymer
and polymer blends | Non-equilibrium
statistical mechanics and thermodynamics
of complex fluids | Molecular mechanics
of diffusion in nano-structured materials

Dr. Wagner's Personal Homepage

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Pei Chiu
Associate Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-3104
Fax: (302) 831-3640
E-mail: pei@udel.edu

Research Interests
Kinetics and mechanisms of pollutant degradation | chemical and microbial
reduction of organic compounds |
elemental iron technologies for
groundwater remediation and
water and wastewater treatment

Dr. Pei's personal homepage

Dr.Ardeshir Faghri

Telephone:(302) 831-2426
Fax: (302) 831-3640
E-mail: faghri@udel.edu

Research Interests:
Transportation systems engineering | Computer
methods in transportation and traffic engineering | Intelligent transportation systems | Transportation
in developing countries

Dr. Faghri's personal homepage

Prof Huang

Dr. Chin-Pao Huang
Donald C. Philips Professor

Telephone:(302) 831-8428
Fax: (302) 831-3640
Email: huang@udel.edu

Research Interests
Industrial wastewater management | Aquatic chemistr | Soil and groundwater remediation | Environmental nanomaterials and processes

Dr. Huang's personal homepage

Prof Cha

Dr. Daniel Cha

Telephone: (302) 831-2435
Fax: (302) 831-3640
Email: cha@udel.edu

Research Interests
Biotransformation of environmental contaminants
in natural and engineered systems | Population dynamics in biological wastewater treatment

Dr. Cha's personal homepage

Materials Science and Engineering
Prof Birkmire

Robert W. Birkmire   
Director, Institute of Energy Conversion

Telephone: (302) 831-6220
Fax: (302) 831-6226
E-mail: rbw@udel.edu

Research Interests
Current research efforts are growth and characterization of thin film semiconductors and devices for photovoltaic applications. The research emphasizes the inter-relationship between the growth process, film structural and electro-optical properties and device performance.

Dr. Birkmire's personal homepage

Prof Shah

S. Ismat Shah 

Telephone: (302) 831-1618
Fax: (302) 831-4545
E-mail: ismat@udel.edu

Research Interests
Thin Film, Surface, Interface, and Nanostructure
Group: Magnetic nanoparticles | Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor | Next generation photovoltiacs | Inert Gas Condensation | Nanoparticles by Sol-Gel | Metallorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition of Oxides
| Energetic Condensation for the Deposition of Polycrystalline Silicon Films on Low Temperature substrates | Development of Sputtering Sources
for Unique Applications

Professor Shah's Group Webpage

Dennis Prather
Engineering Alumni Professor

Telephone: (302) 831-8170
Fax: (302) 831-4316
Email: dprather@ece.udel.edu

Research Interests
Nano- and meso-scopic devices | optical and MEMS devices and systems.

Professor Prather's Homepage




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