Faculty members of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering are conducting research on some of the most pressing problems today as defined by the National Academy of Engineering’s14 Grand Challenges.
Bioengineering and Biomaterials
Catalysis and Reactions
Computing and Simulation
Energetic Materials and Combustion
Membrane Science and Technology
Faculty research is supported by government agencies, industry, and private foundations. For example, faculty currently have funding from the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, the US Department of Defense, the FDA, NASA, and industry.
Our faculty serve as center directors and are associated with a number of research centers including: