Paul Blowers

University Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

As full professor, Paul has worked on life cycle assessment of nutrients for use in generating biofuels from algae, used quantum chemistry to investigate the fate of mercury from coal combustion, and predicts global warming potentials from theory.  He also does research on STEM education pedagogy, student success, and the use of evidence-based teaching practices.


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999