Chemical Engineering

Professor Liberatore

My mission is to educate students to become creative, industrious engineers and be leaders in rheology and chemical engineering.

A diverse research team drives new discoveries.

Rheology research: Engineering new materials created or altered by flow. Specifically, our group performs complicated rheology measurements in parallel with other techniques (high pressure, light scattering, high shear, controlled humidity) on a range of polymer, colloid, and surfactant systems.

Engineering education: My classroom and educational research employs active and self-directed learning tools, such as student-created problems that reverse engineering of YouTube videos and interactive textbooks for Material and Energy Balances and Spreadsheet Essentials.

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B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Post-Doctoral study. University of Delaware


Matthew Liberatore
Office: 3055 Nitschke Hall
University of Toledo
Department of Chemical Engineering
2801 W Bancroft St MS305
Toledo, OH 43606
(419) 530-8267

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Last Updated: 9/1/21