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College of Engineering and Computing

Chemical Engineering

Our Labs and Groups

The Chemical Engineering Department at UofSC actively pursues research in energy, advanced materials, manufacturing, environmental solutions, medicine and more. Our faculty are addressing national and international challenges and solving problems that directly impact consumers, industry and government. Explore our active research labs, groups, centers and institutes below to learn more.

Biosensing and Biomarker Research Laboratory Biosensors; Biomarkers; Nanotechnology; Personalized Diagnostics; Sequencing Liu, Chang
Catalysis for Renewable Fuels SmartState Center Heterogeneous catalyst synthesis; Biomass conversion; Catalyst characterization; Catalyst evaluation Regalbuto, John
Center for Electrochemical Engineering Corrosion and protection; Advanced batteries; Electric vehicles; Electroplating; Stable alloys; Hydrogen embrittlement; Fuel cells Popov, Branko
Center for Rational Catalyst Synthesis (CERCAS) Catalysis; Metal deposition; Thermodynamics; Kinetics; Solid-solid bonding; Precision site synthesis Regalbuto, John
Heyden Lab Computational catalysis; Multiscale modeling; Data science; Solid-liquid interfaces Heyden, Andreas
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Center Hydrogen; Fuel cells; Electrolysis cells; Batteries; Electrochemical modeling; Electrochemical characterization; Transport phenomena; Renewable energy Shimpalee, Sirivatch
Mustain Laboratory for Electrocatalysts and Fuels Electrochemistry, batteries, fuel cells, fuels, catalysts, electrochemical engineering Mustain, William
Protein Aggregation and Neuroinflammation Laboratory Disease detection; Amyloid; Alzheimer’s disease; Drug development; Neurodegeneration; Neuroinflammation; Protein aggregation Moss, Melissa
Strategic Approaches to the Generation of Electricity (SAGE) Catalysis; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence; Combinatorial catalysis; CO2 utilization; Biomass torrefaction; NH3 synthesis and decomposition; Energy; High-throughput screening; Waste plastic utilization Lauterbach, Jochen
Uline Research Group Biophysics; Soft matter; Biomaterials; Statistical mechanics; Thermodynamics; Nucleation Uline, Mark
X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Center User facility Karakalos, Stavros

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