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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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Tomas B. Co

Tomas B. Co

PhD, University of Massachusetts

Contact

906-487-2144
tbco@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

I am interested in advanced control strategies and algorithms including the application of artificial intelligence to process controlProcess Integrity As systems undergo operational changes due to equipment degradation, market demands, and other external disturbances, some processes approach failure conditions. To provide appropriate actions to prevent failure, predictive monitoring and

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Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)

Contact

906-487-2796
minerick@mtu.edu

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Adrienne R. Minerick joined the faculty at Michigan Tech as an associate professor in 2009. She was previously an associate professor and assistant professor at Mississippi State University. Minerick's primary area of research is electrokinetics with a focus on medical microdevices, blood cell dynamics, and point of care diagnostics.

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Faith A. Morrison

Faith A. Morrison

PhD, University of Massachusetts

Contact

906-487-2050
fmorriso@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Dr. Morrison's interests and expertise in the field of polymer rheology have culminated in two books with leading publishers, short courses, and research publications with collaborators in diverse fields. Morrison's recent focus is on engineering education, particularly devising the materials and methods that are needed to ensure effective education

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