Aerosol Science & EngineeringEngineered Aquatic ProcessesMetabolic Engineering & Systems BiologyMulti-scale EngineeringTeaching & Research Faculty

Aerosol Science & Engineering

Engineered Aquatic Processes

Metabolic Engineering & Systems Biology

Multi-scale Engineering


Teaching & Research Faculty

 

 

https://engineering.wustl.edu/Profiles/Pages/Janie-Brennan.aspx138Janie Brennan<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Janie-Brennan.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LecturerJanie Brennan - Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering - <p>​PhD, Purdue University, 2015<br/>BS, Purdue University, 2010<br/></p><p>​Lecturer<br/></p><div>Janie Brennan joined the faculty of the Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at WashU in 2015. From 2010 to 2015, she earned her PhD studying adhesive protein-based biomaterials under Dr. Julie C. Liu at Purdue University. Her current focus is on the use of research-based teaching methods to provide rigorous and engaging learning experiences for her students.</div><div><br/></div><div>Janie has taught a variety of courses at WashU, including Mathematical Methods, Mass Transfer Operations, Computational Modeling, Bioprocess Engineering, and the Unit Operations Laboratory. In addition, she is the faculty advisor for the WashU iGEM team which participates in an international competition in genetic engineering.<br/><br/></div><p>​<span style="color: #444444; text-align: center;">(314) 935-9447</span><br style="color: #444444; text-align: center;"/><a href="mailto:jbrennan@wustl.edu" style="background-color: #ffffff; text-align: center;">jbrennan@wustl.edu<br/></a><span style="color: #444444; text-align: center;">Brauer Hall, Room 3002</span><br/></p>
https://engineering.wustl.edu/Profiles/Pages/Ben-Kumfer.aspx137Benjamin Kumfer<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/ben-kumfer.jpg?RenditionID=6" width="293" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />​Research Assistant ProfessorBenjamin Kumfer - Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering - <p>​BS, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 1999<br/>MS, Washington University in St. Louis, 2002<br/>DSc, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005<br/></p>https://sites.wustl.edu/kumfer/<p>​Research Assistant Professor<br/></p><p>Ben Kumfer has over 15 years of experience in combustion research, with emphasis on the utilization of oxygen to increase process efficiency, reduce pollutant emissions, produce nanomaterials, and enable capture of carbon dioxide. He has published work on a variety of energy and environmental topics including pressurized oxy-combustion, biomass cofiring, particle formation in flames, and health effects of combustion-generated particles.</p><p>Kumfer serves as the manager of the Advanced Clean Energy Research Facility and oversees the operation of several unique combustion test furnaces at a scale of up to 1 MWth. Prior to joining the research faculty at Washington University in St. Louis, he completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California Davis in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.<br/></p><p>(314) 935-5433<br/><a href="mailto:kumferb@wustl.edu" style="background-color: #ffffff;">kumferb@wustl.edu</a><br/>Brauer Hall, Room 3001<br/></p>
https://engineering.wustl.edu/Profiles/Pages/Trent-Silbaugh.aspx139Trent Silbaugh<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Silbaugh_Trent.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LecturerTrent Silbaugh - Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering - <p>​<span style="font-size: 14.4px; text-align: center;">PhD, University of Washington, 2014</span><br style="font-size: 14.4px; text-align: center;"/><span style="font-size: 14.4px; text-align: center;">MS, University of Washington, 2011</span><br style="font-size: 14.4px; text-align: center;"/><span style="font-size: 14.4px; text-align: center;">BS, Arizona State University, 2009 </span><br/></p><p>​Lecturer<br/></p><p>​Trent Silbaugh joined the department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis in January 2018. Prior to this appointment, he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan from 2014 to 2017. While at the University of Michigan, he taught undergraduate courses in Process Dynamics and Control, Reaction Engineering, and Fluid Dynamics as well as participated in research projects focused on heterogeneous catalysis and carbon capture and conversion in the group of Mark A. Barteau. He earned his PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Washington under Charles T. Campbell working in the area of experimental surface science. <br/></p><p>​<span style="color: #444444; text-align: center;">314-935-3362</span><br style="color: #444444; text-align: center;"/><a href="mailto:tsilbaugh@wustl.edu" style="background-color: #ffffff; text-align: center;">tsilbaugh@wustl.edu </a><br style="color: #444444; text-align: center;"/><span style="color: #444444; text-align: center;">Brauer Hall, Room 3027</span><br/></p>