Faculty

Mario Eden
Department Chair
Mario Eden


The Department of Chemical Engineering offers an immensely talented and diverse faculty that emphasizes a hands-on experience through laboratory projects and state-of-the-art computer simulation. Our faculty has expertise in all sectors of chemical engineering including biochemical, biomedical, computer-aided chemical, environmental, pre-medicine, and pulp, paper and bioresource engineering. With our department's combined knowledge and experience, we offer students a well-rounded education and prepare them to be among the best in their field upon graduation. 




Robert Ashurst

Uthlaut Family Endowed Associate Professor
Undergraduate Program Chair
Associate Department Chair

Chemical Engineering
227 Ross Hall
ashurwr@auburn.eduashurwr@auburn.edu
334.844.2559

Education:
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley
B.Ch.E Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

Maria Auad

Professor
Director, Center for Polymer and Advanced Composites

Chemical Engineering
320 Ross Hall
auad@auburn.eduauad@auburn.edu
334.844.5459

Education:
Ph.D. Material Sciences, University of Mar del Plata-Argentina
B.Ch.E Chemical Engineering, University of Mar del Plata-Argentina

Bryan Beckingham

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
220 Ross Hall
bsb0025@auburn.edubsb0025@auburn.edu
334.844.2036

Education:
Ph.D. Chemical and Materials Engineering, Princeton University
M.A. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University

Carlos Carrero

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
147 Ross Hall
cac0134@auburn.educac0134@auburn.edu
334.844.8625

Education:
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany.
Ph.D., Natural Science: Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Msc., Natural Science: Chemistry, Universidad de los Andes, Merida, Venezuela.

Robert Chambers

Professor

Chemical Engineering
240 Ross Hall
chambro@auburn.educhambro@auburn.edu
334.844.2054

Education:
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, California-Berkeley, 1965
M.S. Chemical Engineering, CalTech, 1958
B.S. Chemical Engineering, CalTech, 1957

Selen Cremaschi

B. Redd Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering
228 Ross Hall
szc0113@auburn.eduszc0113@auburn.edu
334.844.4970

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University

Allan David

John W. Brown Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
222 Ross Hall
aed0022@auburn.eduaed0022@auburn.edu
334.844.8119

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

Virginia Davis

Alumni Professor
Graduate Program Chair

Chemical Engineering
328 Ross Hall
davisva@auburn.edudavisva@auburn.edu
334.844.2060

Education:
PhD, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
ME Chemical Engineering, Tulane University
BSE Chemical Engineering Tulane University

Steve Duke

Associate Dean for Academics, College of Engineering
Associate Professor

Dean's Office
Chemical Engineering
1301 Shelby Center
dukeste@auburn.edudukeste@auburn.edu
334.844.2866

Mario Eden

Department Chair
Joe T. and Billie Carole McMillan Professor

Chemical Engineering
210 Ross Hall
edenmar@auburn.eduedenmar@auburn.edu
334.844.2064

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

Ilari Filpponen

Assistant Research Professor
Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering

None
Chemical Engineering
1301 Ross Hall
eif0001@auburn.edueif0001@auburn.edu
334.844.2866

Thomas Hanley

Professor

Chemical Engineering
322 Ross Hall
hanletr@auburn.eduhanletr@auburn.edu
334.844.7773

Peter He

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering
344 Ross Hall
qzh0004@auburn.eduqzh0004@auburn.edu
.334.844.7602

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
M.S., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002
B.E., Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1996

William Horne

Lecturer

Chemical Engineering
103 Ross Hall
wjh0025@auburn.eduwjh0025@auburn.edu
334.844.4665

Zhihua Jiang

APPF Assistant Professor
Director of Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering

Chemical Engineering
356 Ross Hall
zzj0012@auburn.eduzzj0012@auburn.edu
334.844.7829

Education:
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, McGill University
M. Eng., Wood and Pulping Chemistry, Nanjing Forestry University
B. Eng., Wood and Pulping Chemistry, Nanjing Forestry University

William Josephson

Senior Lecturer

Chemical Engineering
352 Ross Hall
josepbe@auburn.edujosepbe@auburn.edu
334.844.2483

Elizabeth Lipke

Mary and John H. Sanders Endowed Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering
338 Ross Hall
eal0003@auburn.edueal0003@auburn.edu
334.844.2003

Ronald Neuman

Professor

Chemical Engineering
330 Ross Hall
neumard@auburn.eduneumard@auburn.edu
334.844.0513

Tae-Sik Oh

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
346 Ross Hall
tzo0011@auburn.edutzo0011@auburn.edu
334.844.2088

Education:
Ph.D., Materials Science, Caltech
MS, Materials Science, Caltech
MS, Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University
BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University

Robert Pantazes

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
105 Ross Hall
rjp0029@auburn.edurjp0029@auburn.edu
334.844.4805

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

James Radich

Graduate Recruiting Chair
Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering
218 Ross Hall
jgr0015@auburn.edujgr0015@auburn.edu
334.844.2011

Education:
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
M.S. Chemical Engineering
B.S. Chemical Engineering

Jeffrey Rice

Lecturer

Chemical Engineering
336 Ross Hall
jjr0033@auburn.edujjr0033@auburn.edu
.334.844.5833

Education:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Christopher Roberts

Dean of Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
Uthlaut Professor

Dean's Office
Chemical Engineering
1301 Shelby Center
robercr@auburn.edurobercr@auburn.edu
334.844.2303

Joseph Shaeiwitz

Visiting Professor

Chemical Engineering
230 Ross Hall
jas0105@auburn.edujas0105@auburn.edu
334.844.4825

Education:
Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University 1978
M.S. Carnegie Mellon University 1976
B.S. University of Delaware 1974

Bruce Tatarchuk

Director of Microfibrous Materials Manufacturing Center
Charles E. Gavin III Professor

Chemical Engineering
314 Ross Hall
tatarbj@auburn.edutatarbj@auburn.edu
334.844.2023

Jin Wang

Graduate Program Chair
Walt and Virginia Woltosz Endowed Professor

Chemical Engineering
318 Ross Hall
jzw0001@auburn.edujzw0001@auburn.edu
334.844.2020

Education:
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
PhD, Tsinghua University
BS, Tsinghua University

Xinyu Zhang

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering
324 Ross Hall
xzz0004@auburn.eduxzz0004@auburn.edu
334.844.5439

Education:
PhD in Materials Chemistry
Master in Materials Engineering
Bachelor in Materials Engineering

Last Updated: 11/28/17 8:28 AM