School of Green Chemistry and Engineering

SGCE Faculty

Faculty associated with the UToledo School for Green Chemistry and Engineering participate in interdisciplinary teaching, research and service in the development, practice and promotion of green chemistry and green engineering principles. 

SGCE faculty are listed below indicating department affiliation with links to individual research pages and contact information.

 Alba Rubio Ana C. Alba-Rubio
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus:
Heterogeneous catalysis; biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals
 Andreana Peter Andreana
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Chemical biology, green chemistry and synthetic chemistry
Bigioni  Terry Bigioni
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Physical chemistry, nanomaterials and photovoltaics
Coleman  Maria Coleman 
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Biopolymers, polymer processing and membranes 
Gionfriddo  Emanuela Gionfriddo
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Analytical chemistry and chemical separations
Jorgensen  Andrew Jorgensen
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2012 Fellow of the American Chemical Society
Focus: Chemical education, climate change and environmental chemistry
Kim  Dong-Shik Kim
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: In situ bioremediation, biological filtration and recombinant DNA
Kirchhoff  Jon Kirchhoff
Distinguished University Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Analytical chemistry, bioanalytical and biosensors
Kunnathur 

Anand Kunnathur
Department of Information Operations and Technology Management
Focus: Information systems and manufacturing management

Lapitsky  Yakov Lapitsky
Professor and Graduate Director, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Design, formation, characterization and application of polyelectrolyte-based soft materials
Li  Wei Li
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Organic, organometallic and medicinal chemistry
Liberatore  Matt Liberatore
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Application of rheology to biofuels, fuel cell membranes and polymer drag reduction 
Lind Kovacs   Cora Lind-Kovacs
 Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
 Focus: Inorganic, materials and x-ray crystallography
Lipscomb  Glenn Lipscomb
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Membrane separation science and technology, separations and biofuel production
Mason  Mark Mason
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Inorganic, organometallic chemistry and green chemistry
Relue  Patricia Relue
Professor, Department of Bioengineering; Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
Focus: Production of high-value products from biomass
Schall  Constance Schall 
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Area of separations, particularly crystallization and precipitation processes and biofuels production 
Schmidt  Joseph Schmidt
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Inorganic and organometallic synthesis chemistry
Seo  Youngwoo Seo 
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Sustainable bioremediation and microsensors for environmental monitoring
Sucheck  Steven Sucheck 
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Organic and bioorganic chemistry
Tillekeratne  L. M. Viranga Tillekeratne
Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
Focus: Organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry
Varanasi Sasidhar Varanasi
Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus:
Using ionic liquids (ILs) as “green solvents”, biocatalysis and colloids & surface phenomena
Viamajala  Sridhar Viamajala
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Focus: Algal biofuels and Lignocellulose-derived biofuels
Young  Michael Young
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Organic, inorganic and green chemistry
Zhu  Jianglong Zhu
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Focus: Organic and bioorganic chemistry 


                                              

Last Updated: 8/4/20