Designing catalytic materials for advanced energy and chemical production.
Honors Program Director
Fundamental physical aspects of information and computation and their implications for future information and communication technologies.
Experimental and theoretical aspects of nanophotonics, flat optics, photonic integrated circuits.
Studies catalysis and separation in complex materials systems using molecular simulation, quantum chemical, and machine learning methods.
Soft matter; colloids; fluid interfaces; interfacial assembly; emulsions; biophysics; cell membranes; biomimetic materials; thin films; interfacial rheology
Adjunct, Chemical Engineering
UMass ADVANCE Faculty Fellow 2022-23
Neural engineering, inspired by cancer
Edward S. Price Faculty Fellow, Chemical Engineering
UMass iCons Faculty Fellow 2022-2024
Rational synthesis of nanoporous materials, surface properties and active sites based on comprehensive understanding of their crystallization mechanism.
Striving to enhance sustainability by improving catalysts & catalytic processes, based on understanding gained from spectroscopic & thermochemical measurements.
Facilitating lessons in discovery and understanding using experiment design, the literature, chemical engineering concepts, and critical analysis of data.
Focused on physical properties of materials under mechanical extremes.