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Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Michigan State University
Departmental Highlights
Presented By:
Martin C. Hawley
Professor & Chairperson
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Michigan State University
2527 Engineering Bldg., East Lansing, MI 48824-1226
Tel: (517) 355-5135 ● Fax: (517) 432-1105
E-mail: [email protected]
Michigan State University
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Numbers At A Glance –2010/2011
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• Faculty - 30
• Undergraduates – 426 •
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• MS Students – 10
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• Ph.D. Students – 96
• Degrees Awarded (in 09/10)
B.S. – 83
 M.S – 0
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Ph.D. - 18
Funded Research Projects = 98
Research Expenditures = $ 9.6 million
Patents Awarded = 6
Peer Reviewed Publications = 128
Michigan State University
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Departmental Themes
• Energy and Engineering for Sustainability
• Nanotechnology and Materials
• Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas
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• Advanced metallic systems
• Biotechnology, biomaterials &
systems and molecular biology •
• Colloid and interface science
• Polymers and composites
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• Multiphase transport phenomena
• Electronic and ceramic materials
Biobased materials resource
utilization
Renewable energy, energy
conversion & energy storage
devices
Nanotechnology
Energy and Engineering for Sustainability
Sampling of Current Research Projects
• Thermoelectric Conversion of Waste Heat
• Life Cycle Analysis
• Novel Processes for Biodiesel Formulation
• Biomass Pretreatment and Enzymatic Conversion
• Reactive Distillation for Biodiesel Production
• Catalytic Conversion Process
• Biochemical Conversion Process
• Battery and Fuel Cell Development
Nanotechnology and Materials
Sampling of Current Research Projects
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Powder Processing
Damage Nucleation in Metals
Cellulose Nanowhiskers from straw
Nanoparticle Modified Graphite Nano-Platelets for Batteries
Graphite Nano-Platelet Reinforced Composites
Novel Aerogels for Thermoelectric Systems
Nano-Structured High Performance Polyimide Matrix/Carbon Fiber
Composites
Carbon Nanotube and Fiber Modification to improve Composite
Properties
Biobased Foam Materials for Packaging
Shape Memory Alloys
Non Lead based Solders
Polymer Self Assembly
Microwave Processing of Polymers and Composites
Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering
Sampling of Current Research Projects
• Polysaccharides for Drug Delivery to the Eye
• Proteomic Analysis for Cancer Signatures
• Nano structured interfaces for Bioelectro catalysis
• Human Stem Cells for Toxicity Screening
• Quantitative Biology
• Role of Liver in Type II Diabetes
Michigan State University
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Centers
• USDOE Energy Frontier Research Center
• Center for Alternative Energy Storage Research and Technology
• Composite Materials & Structures Center
• Center for Nano Structured Biomimetic Interfaces
• Nanotechnology for the Health and Life Sciences
• Center for Systems Biology: Molecular Pathways to Novel Drugs
• Center for BioEnergy/Bioprocessing
• Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
• Novel Biofuel Formulations For Enhanced Vehicle Performance
Michigan State University
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Departmental Highlights
• Faculty
– New faculty- Richard Lunt & Timothy Whitehead
– Search for Complex Materials faculty
• Energy Conversion and Storage
• Enrollments
– Undergrad enrollment trends upwards
– Grad enrollments up