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Faculty Positions in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Develop and lead a vigorous research program; teach and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; participate actively in the departmental and larger professional community. Applications in all research areas will be considered. We seek candidates that will contribute, through high quality scholarship and teaching, to improve our department’s national standing and visibility.

  • (1) Tenure-track Assistant Professor. Current research in the department encompasses strong efforts in all areas of chemical engineering science, including catalysis, reaction engineering and energy; biomolecular, biochemical, and/or bioprocess engineering; polymers, colloids, and materials; and thermodynamics and transport phenomena. Ph.D. or equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field.
  • (2) Tenure-track Assistant Professor in biomolecular, biochemical, and/or bioprocess engineering. Ph.D. or equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity and promoting the values of equity and inclusion in the workplace.

Alumni spotlight: Amod Ogale - His scholarship in composites engineering started here at UD

Oct. 15, 2018--Ogale received his doctoral degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware in 1986 and got his start in composites research at UD’s Center for Composite Materials (CCM).

WILFRED CHEN AND DNA COMPUTERS: UD Engineering professor recognized for work in protein engineering, synthetic biology

Oct. 12, 2018--Two shelves in Wilfred Chen’s office are lined with “Star Wars” movie memorabilia. Not long ago, the protein engineering research that takes place in his laboratory could have been the subject of science fiction, too. Chen, the Gore Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware, develops technologies to modify proteins and DNAs in beneficial ways for applications that range from human health to sustainable energy.

UD ENGINEERING’S NEXT ERA: Levi T. Thompson shares vision as new dean of College of Engineering

Oct. 11, 2018--Levi T. Thompson joined the University of Delaware in early October as dean of the College of Engineering. It’s a homecoming for Thompson, who received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UD in 1981.

7,600 MILES TO ENGINEERING OPPORTUNITY: Dean helps aspiring engineer from Zimbabwe attend camp at UD

Sep. 28, 2018--At the University of Delaware, our passion for engineering education goes beyond the classroom — it spans the globe. Babatunde Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering at UD, was visiting extended family in Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls, in 2017 when he met Lin Pullen and her 12-year-old son, Dhruv Justin Pullen.

BIG DISCOVERIES ABOUT TINY PARTICLES: Doctoral student leads international effort to uncover properties of polymer nanoparticles

Sep. 21, 2018--From photonics to pharmaceuticals, materials made with polymer nanoparticles hold promise for products of the future. However, there are still gaps in understanding the properties of these tiny plastic-like particles.

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