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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are leaders in their fields. As subject matter experts and dedicated educators, their passion is for providing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to become future leaders, thinkers, and doers.

Faculty

 

 
 
Rakesh Bajpai, Ph.D.
Endowed Chair Professor of Bio products Manufacturing Professor of Chemical Engineering

B.S., Chemical Engineering , Kanpur University, India, 1969 M. Tech., Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India, 1972 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India, 1976
Email: bajpair@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-5910  
Madison Hall, Room 216-A

 

 
 
William M. Chirdon, Ph.D.
Associate Profe
ssor of Chemical Engineering, Graduate Coordinator of Chemical Engineering
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, 1998 M.S., Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2000 Ph.D., Macromolecular Science and Engineering and Biomaterials, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004
Website: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~wmc8199/
Email: wchirdon@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-6564   
Madison Hall, Room 216-B
 

 

 
 
Dilip Depan, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
B.S., Chemistry, M.D.S. University, India, 2000. M.S. Applied Chemistry, M.D.S. University, India 2002. Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, National Chemical Laboratory, India 2009.
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/ddepan/
Email: ddepan@gmail.com, dxd1117@louisiana.edu
Office: (337) 654-0943  
Madison Hall, Room 218-B.

 

 

 

 

 
 
Rafael Hernandez, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor of Chemical Engineering
, J. Madison Nelson/ BORSF Professorship, 
Associate Director of the Energy Institute
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico 1993 M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico 1996 
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University 2002    
Office: 337-482-6062  
Madison Hall, Room 217-D 


 

 
 
Carl McIntyre, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 2003 M.S., Macromolecular Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2005
 Ph.D., Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008

Email: Carl.McIntyre@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-5052
  
Research Website: http://www.mclearnlaboratory.com
 

John C. Prindle, Jr., Ph.D, P.E.
Professor of Practice
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University 1982 B.S., Mathematics, Texas Tech University 1983 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of  Wisconsin, Madison 1989.
Email: john.prindle@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-1217

 
 
Ramalingam Subramanian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, BORSF Bioprocessing Professorship II 

B.E,. (Chemical Engineering) Annamalai University, Chennai, India, 1998 M.E. (Chemical Engineering) Annamalai University, Chennai, India, 2000 Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) Anna University, Chennai, India, 2005  
Office: 337-482-5765   

 

 
 
Mark E. Zappi, Ph.D., P.E.
Dean of Engineering, Director of UL Energy Institute, Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Chemical Engineering

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1984 
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1991 
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1995
Email: zappi@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-6685   

 

Staff

 

 
 
James Dooley
Computer and Laboratory Technician of Chemical Engineering

B.S., Electrical Engineering,University of Louisiana at Lafayette,1977
Email:mailto: jdooley@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-1221
 

 
 
William “Bill” Holmes
Director of Process Analytics and Process Chemistry
Energy Institute - Chemical Engineering
Email: william.holmes@louisiana.edu

Office: 337-482-2939
Madison Hall, Room 224
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Elaine K. Strickland
Chemical Engineering Administrative Assistant

B.S., Business Administration, University of Louisiana at Lafayette,1985
Email: estrickland@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-6562   
Madison Hall, Room 217-A

 
 
Emmanuel Revellame, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of the Philippines Los Banos, 2001
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2011
Email: erevellame@louisiana.edu
Office: 337-482-5351