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Lenore.Dai@asu.edu

Professor
Sch Engr Matter Trnsprt Energy
Faculty
Mail Code: 6106

ERC 273 (Map)
(480)965-4112

Bio

Dr. Lenore L. Dai joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Arizona State University in Fall 2008. Dr. Dai received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1997. She worked for PPG Industries, Inc. for 5.5 years prior to joining the Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University in 2002. Dr. Dai is a recipient of the ASU Parents Association Special Recognition Award (2012), AIChE-ASU Professor of the Year Award (2010), Top Five Percent Faculty at the IRA A. Fulton School of Engineering Award (2009, 2010, 2012), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2007), Whitacre Engineering Research Award (2007), Lockheed Martin Engineering Teaching Award (2007), Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Award (2005), AIChE Professor of the Year Award (2003, 2005, 2006), 3M Nontenured Faculty Award (2003, 2004, 2005), University of Illinois Young Alumnus Award (2001), and Racheff Award (1996).  She has also been recognized as an Elite Expert (EliteXpertTM).

Research Interests

Surface, interfacial, and colloidal science, rheology and microrheology, materials at the nanoscale, synthesis of novel polymer composites and “smart” materials.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BME 533 Transport Processes I
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 494 Special Topics
CHE 498 Pro-Seminar
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 533 Transport Processes I
CHE 592 Research
CHE 593 Applied Project
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 598 Special Topics
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 498 Pro-Seminar
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 590 Reading and Conference
CHE 592 Research
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 494 Special Topics
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 590 Reading and Conference
CHE 592 Research
CHE 593 Applied Project
CHE 598 Special Topics
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-CHE The ASU Experience
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 498 Pro-Seminar
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 590 Reading and Conference
CHE 592 Research
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 498 Pro-Seminar
CHE 592 Research
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 494 Special Topics
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 592 Research
CHE 593 Applied Project
CHE 598 Special Topics
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-CHE The ASU Experience
CHE 100 Introduction to Chemical Engr
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 494 Special Topics
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction
CHE 590 Reading and Conference
CHE 592 Research
CHE 595 Continuing Registration
CHE 599 Thesis
CHE 792 Research
CHE 795 Continuing Registration
CHE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 494 Special Topics

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 492 Honors Directed Study
CHE 493 Honors Thesis
CHE 494 Special Topics
CHE 598 Special Topics

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 100 Introduction to Chemical Engr
CHE 494 Special Topics

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 484 Internship
CHE 490 Chemical Engineering Projects
CHE 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHE 533 Transport Processes I
CHE 591 Seminar

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-FSE The ASU Experience
CHE 100 Introduction to Chemical Engr

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Wang,Liping * , Bryan,Harvey John , Dai,Lenore L , Phelan,Patrick E , Wang,Robert Y. , . US-Australia Solar Energy Collaboration (USASEC): Micro Urban Solar Integrated Concentrator (MUSIC). ROYAL MELBOURNE INST TECH (7/2/2013 - 7/1/2017).
  2. Dai,Lenore L * Phelan,Patrick E . EAGER: Dynamic Modification of the Spectral Radiative Properties of a Fluid via Core-Shell Multi-Functional Nanoparticles. (10/1/2012 - 9/30/2014).
  3. Dai,Lenore L * Jiang,Hanqing . Intelligence of Heterogeneous MaterialsStructures. ACS-PETROLEUM RESEARCH FUND (9/1/2012 - 8/31/2014).
  4. Chattopadhyay,Aditi * Dai,Lenore L . EAGER: Stress Sensitive Smart Particles for Investigating Damage Initiation in Polymer Composites. NSF-ENG (9/1/2012 - 2/28/2014).
  5. Chattopadhyay,Aditi * Dai,Lenore L . Damage Precursor Detection in Polymer Matrix Composites Using Novel Smart Composite Particles. DOD-AFOSR (6/15/2012 - 6/14/2015).
  6. Dai,Lenore L * . The Science and Technology of Dispersants as Relevant to Deep-Sea Hydrocarbon Releases. TULANE UNIV (10/1/2011 - 7/10/2015).
  7. Dai,Lenore L * . Collaborative Research:Understanding and Optimizing A Supercritical Fluid Process for Recycling of Printed Circuit Boards. NSF-ENG-CBET (9/1/2011 - 8/31/2014).
  8. Phelan,Patrick E * Dai,Lenore L . RUI: Controlling the Spectral Radiative Properties of a Dispersion of Core-Shell Multifunctional Nanoparticles. LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIV (5/1/2011 - 6/15/2012).
  9. Dai,Lenore L * . RAPID: Oil Clean-up and Recovery through Novel Interfacial Engineering. NSF-ENG (8/15/2010 - 7/31/2012).
  10. Dai,Lenore L * . EAGER: Understanding and Developing A Supercritical Fluid Process for Recycling of Printed Circuit Boards. NSF-ENG (11/1/2009 - 10/31/2011).
  11. Dai,Lenore L * . CAREER: Heterogeneous and Competitive Self-assembly at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces. NSF-ENG (9/30/2008 - 8/31/2014).
  12. Dai,Lenore L * . Exploring the Fundamentals and Applications of Pickering Emulsions. NSF-ENG (9/3/2008 - 8/31/2010).
  13. Dai,Lenore L * . Mobility of Microparticles in Solid-Stablized Emulsions. ACS-PETROLEUM RESEARCH FUND (9/1/2008 - 8/31/2009).

* principal investigator

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