Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Faculty

Listed below are Dartmouth engineering faculty whose research interests and expertise involve chemical and biochemical engineering.

Margie Ackerman

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Protein engineering; biotherapeutics; vaccine technology; engineering immune responses

Tillman U. Gerngross

Professor of Engineering
Associate Provost of the Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer

Research Interests: 

Protein engineering; glycoprotein engineering; high cell density fermentation technology; metabolic engineering; protein expression

Karl Griswold

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Protein engineering; directed evolution; biotherapeutics; applied biocatalysis; high throughput screening

Joseph J. Helble

Dean and Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Environmental impacts of fossil energy utilization with emphasis on mercury; particulate matter; air pollution control; CO2 capture; combustion-derived pollution

Jane Hill

Associate Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Infectious disease prognosis and diagnostics; aerobiological processes; methods to engineer soils for greater fertility

Lee Rybeck Lynd

Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering Design and Adjunct Professor of Biology, Dartmouth
Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Enchi Corporation
Biomass Deconstruction and Conversion Focus Area Leader, DOE Bioenergy Science Center
Executive Committee Chair, Global Sustainable Bioenergy Initiative

Research Interests: 

Microbial cellulose utilization; metabolic engineering; innovative biomass processing technologies; sustainable bioenergy futures

Xiongjun Shao

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Lignocellulosic biofuel production; microbial utilization of lignocellulose; metabolic engineering and strain improvement; process design and evaluation; kinetics, bioreactor design, and scale up