Beyond Learning

Chemical engineering students at Michigan Tech do more than just study this extensive field; they graduate with a unique set of skills gleaned from hands-on lab experience and competitive course work. The Department of Chemical Engineering has one of the most expansive learning laboratories in the discipline worldwide—measuring in at 6,500 square feet, the Unit Operations Lab is a pilot-plant-scale educational facility dedicated to chemical processing. Combined with world-class faculty, this program ensures our students are prepared to succeed in industry and beyond.


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John Sandell

John Sandell

PhD, Michigan Technological University

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906-487-2557
jfsandel@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

My research interests include researching issues related to engineering pedagogy, alternative materials utilization, fire protection, fire safety, and chemical process safety.Fire Protection The development of innovative fire suppression systems is an on-going problem especially in the chemical process industries. Specifically new advances in technology related to fire protection systems for . . .

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Michael E. Mullins

Michael E. Mullins

PhD, University of Rochester

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906-487-1445
memullin@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Ceramics, fine particles, and engineered nanostructures In the area of ceramics and particle technology, we are learning to make novel nanoscale structures for use as electrodes, catalysts, biomaterials, and membranes. Specific current research includes the development of polymer/inorganic nanofibers for tissue scaffolds, electrosynthesis of new hybrid materials, porous carbon electrodes for . . .

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Sean Clancey

Sean Clancey

PhD, Michigan Technological University

Contact

906-487-3338
msclance@mtu.edu

Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

Technical communication is an active and growing subfield of engineering, as the importance of being able to communicate technical information clearly and concisely is of the utmost importance in business and industry today. The field has expanded over the years to include such topics as engineering communication, writing across the . . .

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