Dr. Ruben Carbonell

Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor Of Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering

Directs the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science. Research interests include purification methods for biopharmaceuticals; affinity separations of biological molecules including antibodies and other proteins; interfacial phenomena, surface and colloid science; identification of ligands for biological molecules using combinatorial libraries; pathogen removal and detection including prions, toxins, viruses; momentum, heat and mass transfer processes in multiphase systems.