Biomolecular Engineering

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Faculty in this area

Biomolecular engineering is an emerging research area in the department, bringing together both chemical engineers and materials scientists.

Ongoing research focuses on how materials such as titanium oxide or magnesium-based nanoporous materials could be used in critical areas such as health care or food safety.

Labs and Equipment

Polymer Science and Engineering Laboratory

  • Primary contact: Alan Fuchs
  • Major focus: Synthesis of supramolecular polymers and surface polymerization. Characterization of polymers with thermal, physical and electrochemical techniques