Department of Chemical Engineering
323 Dana Engineering
Lewisburg, PA 17837
"There is a drought and the price of tomatoes has just doubled. Your company makes a quality tomato sauce and you can't raise the price of your sauce more than 20 percent without negatively affecting your customer base. What are you going to do?"
"The purpose of my research is to design and develop affordable solid oxide fuel cell technology with more fuel flexibility and higher power output."
"There is real support for collaboration and creative problem-solving here.”
"Foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, fertilizers, gasoline – just to name a few. Once you understand the concepts, you can create pretty much anything."
"One of the mantras of the department is 'Results, not excuses.' I expect my students to pursue their work with academic rigor, and do a quality work of which they can be proud."
"In my lab, I focus on micro- and milli-fluidics, or the flow of liquids through channels about the size of human blood vessels."
"Trying to study this thing on the nanoscale is really trying to help the world on a global scale."
"The philosophy of this university is the same as mine. The primary focus is to educate students on many levels. This includes both classroom-based activities and research experiences with faculty. Thus, faculty also are continually developing their education and scholarship."
"I'm interested in trying to correlate how the structure of a material is related to its properties and how we can take that knowledge to design new materials."