Research Investigators

Faculty members at Missouri S&T who have research interests in biomedical research are welcome and encouraged to participate in the CBR as Research Investigators. Please contact the director.
Dr. Richard K. Brow

Interim Director, Curators' professor of ceramic engineering

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Dr. Baojun Bai

Associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

Dr. Dipak Barua

Assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

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Dr. Sutapa Barua

Assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

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Dr. Amy Belfi

Assistant Professor Psychological Science

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Dr. Carlos H. Castano

Associate professor of nuclear engineering

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Dr. Amitava Choudhury

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Dr. Anthony Convertine

Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor Materials Science & Engr

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Dr. Delbert E. Day

Curators’ professor emeritus of materials science and engineering

Dr. Wen Deng

Assistant Professor Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Dr. David Duvernell

Professor and Chair of Biological Sciences

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Dr. Nuran Ercal

Richard K. Vitek/FCR Endowed Chair in Biochemistry

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Dr. Jie Gao

Assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

Rainer Glaser

Professor and Chair of Chemistry

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Dr. Amber M. Henslee

Associate professor of psychological science

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Dr. Jie Huang

Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Yue-wern Huang

Professor of biological sciences

Dr. Catherine Johnson

Assistant professor of explosives engineering

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Dr. Chang-Soo Kim

Professor and graduate coordinator of electrical and computer engineering

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Dr. Clair Reynolds Kueny

Assistant professor of psychological science

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Dr. Hyoung-Koo Lee

Associate professor and associate chair of nuclear engineering

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Dr. Ming C. Leu

Bailey professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

Dr. Xinhua Liang

Assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

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Vadym Mochalin

Associate Professor Chemistry

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Dr. Manashi Nath

Associate professor of chemistry

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Dr. Paul Nam

Associate professor of chemistry

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Dr. Jonghyun Park

Assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

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Dr. Joontaek Park

Assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

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Dr. Fateme Rezaei

Assistant professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

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Dr. Ali Rownaghi

Assistant Research professor of chemical and biochemical engineering

Dr. V.A. Samaranayake

Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor and Associate Chair of mathematics and statistics

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Dr. Julie Semon

Assistant professor of biological sciences

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Dr. Honglan Shi

Research professor of chemistry

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Dr. Yun Seong Song

Assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

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Dr. Matthew Thimgan

Assistant Professor Biological Sciences

Dr. Cheng Wang

Assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

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Dr. Risheng Wang

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Dr. David Westenberg

Associate professor of biological sciences

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Dr. Philip D. Whitefield

Chair, professor of chemistry

Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz

Associate professor of chemistry

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Dr. Chenglin Wu

Assistant Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Xiaodong Yang

Assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

Dr. Zhaozheng Yin

Assistant professor of computer science

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Adjunct Members

Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA

Adjunct professor of materials science and engineering

About

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Chief, Hip and Knee Division, University of Missouri, Columbia

Dr. Casey Burton

Director of Medical Research, Phelps County Regional Medical Center

Steve Jung, PhD

Chief Technology Officer at MO-SCI Corporation

Dr. Xiaoliang Cheng

Research fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Staff

Patty Morgan

Administrative Assistant IV

Kun Liu

Research Specialist II

Specialization
  • ICP-MS, ICP-OES, flame AA, IC, GC, and GFAA instrumentation
  • Fly ash and water sample analysis
  • HPLC and TOC instrumentation
  • Urine sample for analysis sample

Kun Liu website

Richard Watters

Research Lab Supervisor