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This field of study focuses on developing ways to chemically engineer fuel out of living organisms in an effort to increase sustainability and reduce the use of fossil fuels. Closely related, biotechnology uses living organisms, or parts of living organisms, to create new products and technology.

Biofuels and Biotechnology Faculty

Arul Jayaraman

  • Executive Associate Dean of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
  • Ray B. Nesbitt Endowed Chair
  • Associate Agency Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Biomedical Engineering
  • Office: Zachry Engineering Education Complex, Suite 500
  • Phone: 979-845-1321
  • Email: arulj@tamu.edu
Arul Jayaraman

Pushkar Lele

  • Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow
Pushkar Lele

Victor Ugaz

  • Interim Department Head, Chemical Engineering
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs, Chemical Engineering
  • Chair, TAMU Master of Biotechnology (MBIOT) Program
  • Carolyn S. & Tommie E. Lohman '59 Professor in Engineering Education
Victor Ugaz

Hung-Jen Wu

  • Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Hung-Jen Wu