Clean and Alternative Energy
Sustainable and environmentally-friendly technologies for energy production, storage and distribution is one of the main challenges of the 21st century.
The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials science provides a technology-centric research environment in several exciting areas to address significant problems of our time.
Our faculty engages students to conduct cutting-edge and impactful research in various areas of chemical engineering and materials science. Our faculty has been awarded numerous grants from prominent research agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Energy (DOE), the Stevens PSEG partnership, and many others. Our current faculty includes two NSF CAREER winners.
The department is home to various centers and laboratories, including the Highly Filled Materials Institute, the Soft Materials Laboratory, the Laboratory for Multi-Scale Imaging, the New Jersey Center for Micro-Chemical Systems, the Nano-Micro-Bio Laboratory, and the Micro-Nano Solutions for Alternative Energy Lab.