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Woehl, Taylor J.

Woehl, Taylor J.

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
Materials Science and Engineering
1223B Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2013

B.S., Ceramic Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2009

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

  • 2017 Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Award, ORAU
  • 2016 Research and Scholarship Award (RASA), University of Maryland
  • 2014 NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2014 NIST MML Accolade award for service
  • 2013 Zuhair Munir award for best dissertation in the College of Engineering, University of California, Davis 

 

 

Nanomaterial assembly, nucleation, protein aggregation, in situ electron microscopy, plasmonics and tunable optical materials, electrokinetics, active matter and collective behavior, radiation chemistry. 


1.) Formation mechanisms, chemical kinetics, and thermodynamics of nanocrystal formation.

2.) Directed assembly of colloids, nanoparticles, and proteins in electric fields. Electrohydrodynamic fluid flows for low sheer removal of protein aggregates from biopharmaceuticals.

3.) Stability of biopharmaceuticals, new microscopy methods for detecting and quantifying sub-visible and sub-micron particles.

4.) Mesoscale aggregation and phase separation in highly concentrated protein and nanocrystal suspensions.

5.) New optical and electron microscopy tools for nanomaterials and protein aggregate characterization.

Thermodynamics II (CHBE 302): Fall 2016, 2017

Mass and Energy Balances (CHBE 101): Spring 2018, 2019

Engineering of Colloidal Nanoparticle Systems (TBD): Fall 2019

M. Wang, C. Park, T.J. Woehl, "Quantifying the Nucleation and Growth Kinetics of Electron Beam Nanochemistry with Liquid Cell Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy." Chemistry of Materials 30, 2018, 7727-7736.

J. Zhang, Z. Lu, W. Wu, D. T. Tran, W. Shang, H. Chen, Y. Lei, Z. Lie, M. Wang, T.J. Woehl, D. Liu, "Mesopore differences between pillared lamellar MFI and MWW zeolites probed by atomic layer deposition of titania and consequences on photocatalysis" Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 276, 2018, 260-269.

A. Ferrick, M. Wang, T.J. Woehl, "Direct Visualization of Planar Assembly of Plasmonic Nanoparticles Adjacent to Electrodes in Oscillatory Electric Fields," Langmuir 34, 2018, 6237-6248.

T.J. Woehl and P. Abellan, "Defining the Radiation Chemistry during Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy to Enable Visualization of Nanoparticle Growth and Degradation Dynamics," Journal of Microscopy 265, 2017, 135-147.

Research Team Uses Dark Field Optical Microscopy to 'See' Nanoparticles

Method utilized to develop physics model for how NPs behave in electric fields under various conditions.