Faculty Profile

Dr. Yujun Zhao

TEACHING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Building: McLean
Room: 403
Phone: 201.216.8358
Fax: 201.216.8306
Email: yzhao@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Program:  Chemical Engineering
Education
  • Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), Stevens Institute of Technology
  • M.S. (Chemical Engineering), University of Tokyo
  • B.S. (Chemical Equipment), East China University of Science and Technology
Research
  • Bioreductions, biocatalysts, and bioreactors
  • Plant cell and tissue culture
  • Bioseparation technology and engineering
Experience
  • Teaching Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, ChE Undergraduate Laboratory Supervisor, & Liaison of the Risk & Safety Oversight Task Force, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
  • Lecturer of Chemistry & Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
  • Consultant, Nichu Teikeishy Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
  • Research Assistant Engineer, Institute of Chemical Engineering at ECUST, Shanghai, China
Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Zhao, Y, DeLancey, G B. (2000). "A diffusion model and optimal cell loading for immobilized cell biocatalysts", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 69 639-647.
  2. Zhao, Y, DeLancey, G B. (1999). "A predictive thermodynamic model for the bioreduction of acetophenone to phenethyl alcohol using resting cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 64 442-451.
  3. Zhao, Y, DeLancey, G B. (1999). "Transmembrane distribution of substrate and product during the bioreduction of acetophenone with resting cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 64 434-441.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Zhao, Y, Islam, S, DeLancey, G B. (Aug 1998). "Temperature effect on initial bioreduction kinetics of acetophenone with whole cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", The 1998 Fall ACS National Meeting, Boston.
  2. Seki, M, Zhao, Y, Furusaki, S. (Sep 1993). "Improved efficiency of somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota", Sixth Conference of the Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering; Twenty-first Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference; Official Proceedings of Combined Conference 1993, Melbourne. 2 385-390.
  3. Zhao, Y, Seki, M, Furusaki, S. (Oct 1992). "Development of bioreactors for somatic embryogenesis", The 25th Fall Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan, Tokyo.
  4. Zhao, Y, Seki, M, Furusaki, S. (Apr 1991). "Effects of environmental factors on somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota", The 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan, Osaka.
Report
  1. Zhao, Yujun, DeLancey, George. (Jul 23, 1999). "Substrate and product distribution in yeast", Industrial Bioprocessing Alert, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISSN 1056-7194.
Courses
  • CH 115 General Chemistry I
  • CH 117 General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CH 116 General Chemistry II
  • CH 118 General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHE 332 Separation Operations
  • CHE 322 Engineering Design VI
  • CHE 432 Chemical Engineering Laboratory
  • CHE 423 Engineering Design VII
  • CHE 424 Engineering Design VIII
  • CHE 501 Mass and Energy Balances, Stagewise Operations
  • CHE 502 Transport Phenomena
  • CHE 620 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CHE 650 Reactor Design
  • CHE 480 Biochemical Engineering
  • CH 620 Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • CHE 681 Pharmaceutical Reaction Engineering
  • CHE 580 Biofuels Engineering Technology