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Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty

Buchanan 305

111-111-8918

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Campus: Moscow

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D. Eric Aston, Ph.D.

Department Chair

McClure Hall 403B

111-111-6953

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Separation Processes I, Projects, Microcosms & Nanotechnology, Applications of Nanomaterials in Biomolecular Engineering, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Surface Instrumentation, Interfacial Science, Chemical Engineering Labs I/II

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Matthew Bernards, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 302

111-111-2150

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Computations in Chemical Engineering, ChE 453 Process Analysis and Design I and II
Areas of Expertise: Biology-Material Interfacial Interactions, Polyampholyte Polymers, Bone Tissue Engineering, Beta-Votaic Microbatteries

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Indrajit Charit, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

McClure Hall 405D

111-111-5964

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Radiation Effects on Materials, Fundamentals of Nuclear Materials, Microstructures and Defects
Areas of Expertise: Processing-Microstructure-Property Correlations, Nuclear Materials, Structural Materials, High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Materials (Creep, Superplasticity, Creep-Fatigue), Spark Plasma Sintering, Friction Stir Welding/Processing, High Temperature Ceramics, Light Metals

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Samrat Choudhury, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 303C

111-111-7085

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Electronic Materials
Areas of Expertise: Structure-property relationship in materials, Multi-scale modeling of materials, Materials informatics, Nuclear materials, Energy materials, Multi-functional materials

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David Drown, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Buchanan 303

111-111-7848

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Campus: Moscow

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Gautam Kumar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

McClure Hall 401D

111-111-1587

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Process Analysis and Control, Digital Process Control
Areas of Expertise: Optimal control theory, Stochastic model predictive control, Stochastic systems, Computational neuroscience, Neural Engineering, Computational Psychiatry, Brain Medicine

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James Moberly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 311

111-111-7705

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Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Interactions between heavy metals and microorganisms, Effect of metal speciation on toxicity and bioavailability in bacteria

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McClure Hall 407B

111-111-6569

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Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Nanomaterials, Extractive Metallurgy, Bio-Corrosion and Remediation

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Krishnan Raja, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

McClure Hall 407A

111-111-1693

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Ceramic Materials, Instrumental Analysis, Metallic Materials, Nuclear Degradation Mechanisms, Nuclear Component Inspection
Areas of Expertise: Energy Conversion Materials, Energy Storage Materials, Nuclear Materials, Electrochemical Synthesis of Nanomaterials

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Mark Roll, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

McClure Hall 407C

111-111-6196

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Campus: Moscow
Courses: Elements of Materials Science, Introduction to Materials Thermodynamics, Fundamentals of Polymeric Materials
Focus Areas: Materials Chemistry, Macromolecular Clusters, Quartz Crystal Microbalance, Polymers and Composites

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Soumya Srivastava, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 310

111-111-7652

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Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: microfluidics, bio-separations, designing lab-on-a-chip system for medical diagnostic applications using dielectrophoresis, modeling and simulations, educational research

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Vivek Utgikar, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Economic Development

Buchanan 312

111-111-6970

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John Wiencek, Ph.D.

Provost and Executive Vice President

Administration Building 105

111-111-6448

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Campus: Moscow

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Haiyan Zhao, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Center for Advanced Energy Studies 257

111-533-8123

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Campus: Idaho Falls
Areas of Expertise: In situ / operando study over heterogeneous catalysts, Oxidative dehydrogenation reaction for shale gas, Hydrodeoxgenation/deoxygenation of biofuels, Advanced characterization techniques

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Chemical and Materials Engineering, Staff

Margaret Baker

Department Manager

Margaret Baker

Buchanan 309

111-111-4052

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Gail Bergman

Administrative Assistant

Gail Bergman

Buchanan 308

111-111-7572

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Charles Cornwall

Scientific Instrument Maker

Charles Cornwall

Buchanan 226

111-111-7728

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Dave MacPherson

Research/Instructional Associate

Dave McPhearson

Buchanan 343

111-111-6830

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Chemical & Materials Engineering, Graduate Students

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

Mailing Address:

Chemical and Materials Science Engineering
University of Idaho
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1021
Moscow, ID 11111-1021

Phone: 111-111-7572

Fax: 111-111-7462

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]