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Lauren Greenlee

Associate Professor


  • Chemical Engineering

203 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building


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Research Areas:

Energy and Environment; Interfaces and Surfaces; Materials and Nanotechnology; Separations and Transport

Interest Areas:

Sustainable Food, Energy & Water Systems; Resource Recovery from Waste Streams; Electrocatalysis for Energy Conversion and Bio-based Platform Chemicals; Understanding Materials Chemistry Dynamics in Aqueous Environments




  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2006
  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2009


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