Sustainability | Energy | Environment | Process Engineering
Meeting human needs while addressing and adapting to challenges posed by environmental change, resource depletion, and ecological deterioration is among the grand challenges facing humanity.
Research in CBE:
Directly addresses technological problems related to using or creating energy effectively (Asthagiri, Fan, Getman, Ho, Ozkan, Paulson, Sangoro);
Investigates problems related to environmental issues (Getman, Ozkan, Wyslouzil);
Considers the broader problems of process engineering and sustainability (Bakshi, Paulson);
Investigates energy harvesting from electromagnetic waves (Wang).