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Weimer, Alan W



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research overview

  • Professor Weimer’s research interests include the following: I. Particle Surface Functionalization using Atomic amd Molecular Layer Deposition; applications of 3D printing, ceramics, catalysis, and rheological effects II. Solarthermal Chemical Processing - thermochemical cycles to split water .III. High temperature chemical engineering - production of carbon nanoproducts by chemical vapor deposition, carbothermal reduction processing, thermal storage materials


  • Particle surface modification, solarthermal chemical processing, high-temperature chemical reaction engineering, atomic and molecular layer deposition


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courses taught

  • CHEN 4520 - Chemical Process Synthesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Studies applied chemical process design including equipment specification and economic evaluation.
  • CHEN 4530 - Chemical Engineering Design Project
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023
    Provides a team-based capstone design experience for chemical engineering students. Projects are sponsored by industry and student design teams collaborate with industrial consultants. Projects consider chemical process and product design with emphasis on economic analysis. Deliverables include an oral mid-project design review, a final oral presentation and final written design report.
  • CHEN 5919 - Special Topics in CHBE
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
    May be repeated up to 5 total credit hours.


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