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Dr. Michael Heying

Assistant Professor


Chemical Engineering


B.S. Chemistry & Physics, Alma College, MI 1999
M.S., Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN  2002, 2005

Office: Baker Center - Bldg. 180 - Room 306B

Phone: (805) 756-2245



Research Interests

  • Investigating the behavior of colloidal mixtures and other fluids whose interactions are primarily entropic.
  • Improving theoretical descriptions of the thermophysical properties and structures of model fluids.
  • Simulating model fluids (hard particle, Lennard-Jones, etc.) in various ensembles.
  • Studying the kinetics of single or multiple chemical reactors as a function of process inputs.

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