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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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Wen Zhou

Wen Zhou

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

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906-487-1164
wzhou1@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

My research is focused on using and advancing computational systems biology and engineering to better understand and further improve complex chemical and biochemical processes to address problems related to bioenergy production and environment protection. The complexity of processes involved in these problems necessitates systematical approaches. The ultimate goal is to . . .

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Gerard T. Caneba

Gerard T. Caneba

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of California—Berkeley

Contact

906-487-2051
caneba@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemical Engineering

The FRRPP Process

The free-radical retrograde-precipitation polymerization (FRRPP) process was discovered by the G. Caneba at Michigan Tech in the 1990s as a chain polymerization method, whereby phase separation is occurring while reactive sites are above the lower critical solution temperature (LCST). During the early stages of polymerizationinduced phase separation, nanoscale polymer . . .

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Gerard T. Caneba

Gerard T. Caneba

PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of California—Berkeley

Contact

906-487-2051
caneba@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemical Engineering

The FRRPP Process

The free-radical retrograde-precipitation polymerization (FRRPP) process was discovered by the G. Caneba at Michigan Tech in the 1990s as a chain polymerization method, whereby phase separation is occurring while reactive sites are above the lower critical solution temperature (LCST). During the early stages of polymerizationinduced phase separation, nanoscale polymer . . .