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Peter Kilpatrick Ph.D.

Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
Professor of Chemical Engineering

Office: 

IIT Tower , Suite 1900

Phone: 

312.567.3163

Fax: 

312 567 3110

Education 

University of Minnesota, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, December 1983 Occidental College, A.B., Chemistry, Summa cum laude, June 1978

Expertise 

2008 – 2018: Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering, University of Notre Dame

2004 – 2007:   Founding Director, Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center, NCSU

1999 – 2007:  Department Head, Chem & BioMolec Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

1996 -1999: Associate Department Head, Chemical Engineering, NCSU

1983 - 2007: Asst, Assoc, and Full Professor, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Awards 

Honorary Doctorate, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary, June 2013

Magister Vitae Award, Pro-Life Group, University of Notre Dame, March 2013

Sigma Xi Research Award, North Carolina State University, 1992

AT&T Foundation Award for Excellence in the Education of Engineering Students, ASEE, 1991

Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award, N C State University, 1990

Outstanding Teacher Award, N C State University, 1989

Minnesota, Mining, and Manufacturing (3M) Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 1984-1987

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1980-1981

Outstanding Senior in Chemistry, Occidental College, 1978

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholar, Occidental College, 1974-1978

 

Books 

Professional Society Memberships 

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

American Chemical Society

American Society of Engineering Education

Phi Beta Kappa

Sigma Xi

Publications 

Rytting, B. M., I. D. Singh, M. R. Harper, A. S. Mennito, Y. Zhang, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Ultra-pure Vanadyl Petroporphyrins, Energy & Fuels, 32, to appear (2018).

Gupta, S., P. K. Kilpatrick, E. Melvin, and O. D. Velev, On-Chip Latex Agglutination Immunoassay Readout by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Lab on a Chip, 12, 4279-4286 (2012).

Kilpatrick, P. K., Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion Stabilization: Review and Unanswered Questions, Energy and Fuels, 26, 4017-4026 (2012).

Gupta, S., R. G. Alargova, P. K. Kilpatrick, and O. D. Velev, On-Chip Dielectrophoretic Coassembly of Live Cells and Particles into Responsive Biomaterials, Langmuir, 26, 3441-3452 (2010).

M. B. Smith, D. J. McGillvray, J. Genzer, M. Losche, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Neutron Reflectometry of Supported Hybrid Bilayers with Inserted Peptide, Soft Matter, 6, 862-865 (2010).

S. Turgman-Cohen, D. A. Fischer, P. K. Kilpatrick, and J. Genzer, Asphaltene Adsorption onto Self- Assembled Monolayers of Alkyltrichlorosilanes of Varying Chain Length, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 1, 1347-1357 (2009).

 V. J. Verruto, R. K. Le, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Adsorption and Molecular Rearrangement of Amphoteric Species at Oil-Water Interfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113, 13788-13799 (2009).

 S. Turgman-Cohen, M. B. Smith, D. A. Fischer, P. K. Kilpatrick, and J. Genzer, Asphaltene Adsorption onto Self-Assembled Monolayers of Mixed Aromatic and Aliphatic Trichlorosilanes, Langmuir, 25, 6260- 6269 (2009).

 V. J. Verruto and P. K. Kilpatrick, Water-in-Model Oil Emulsions Studied by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering: Interfacial Film Thickness and Composition, Langmuir, 24, 12807-12822 (2008).

 S. Gupta, R. Alargova, P. K. Kilpatrick, and O. D. Velev, On-Chip Electric Field Driven Assembly of Biocomposites from Live Cells and Functionalized Particles, Soft Matter, 4, 726-730 (2008).

 X. C. Tombokan, R. M. Aguda, D. A. Danehower, P. K. Kilpatrick and R. G. Carbonell, Three Component Phase Behavior of the Sclareol-Ethyl Lactate-Carbon Dioxide System for Gas AntiSolvent Applications, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 45, 146-155 (2008).

 A.P. Sullivan, N. N. Zaki, J. Sjöblom, and P. K. Kilpatrick, The Stability of Water-in-Crude and Model Oil Emulsions, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 85, 793-807 (2007).

 S. Gupta, S. Huda, P. K. Kilpatrick and O. D. Velev, Characterization and Optimization of Gold Nanoparticle Based Silver Enhanced Immunoassays, Analytical Chemistry, 79, 3810-3820 (2007).

 X. Yang, V. J. Verruto, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Dynamic Asphaltene–Resin Exchange at the Oil/Water Interface: Time-Dependent W/O Emulsion Stability for Asphaltene/Resin Model Oils, Energy and Fuels, 21, 1343-1349 (2007).

 V. J. Verruto and P. K. Kilpatrick, Preferential Solvent Partitioning within Asphaltenic Aggregates Dissolved in Binary Solvent Mixtures, Energy and Fuels, 21, 1217-1225 (2007).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, 7th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling, Energy and Fuels, 21, 1197-1198 (2007).

 M. B. Smith, K. Efimenko, D. A. Fischer, S. E. Lappi, P. K. Kilpatrick, and J. Genzer, A Study of the Packing Density and Molecular Orientation of Bimolecular Self-Assembled Monolayers of Aromatic and Aliphatic Organosilanes on Silica, Langmuir, 23, 673-683 (2007).

 F. Rakotondradany, H. Fenniri, P. Rahmi, K. L. Gawrys, P. K. Kilpatrick, and M. R. Gray, Hexabenzocoronene model compounds for asphaltene fractions: Synthesis & characterization, Energy and Fuels, 20, 2439-2447 (2006).

 K. L. Gawrys, G. Blankenship, and P. K. Kilpatrick, On the distribution of chemical properties and aggregation of solubility fractions in asphaltenes, Energy and Fuels, 20, 705-714 (2006)

 K. L. Gawrys, G. Blankenship, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Solvent entrainment in and flocculation of asphaltenic aggregates probed by small-angle neutron scattering, Langmuir, 22, 4487-4497 (2006).

 M. B. Smith, J. Tong, J. Genzer, D. Fischer, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Effects of synthetic amphiphilic alpha- helical peptides on the electrochemical and structural properties of supported hybrid bilayers on gold, Langmuir, 22, 1919-1927 (2006).

 K. Akbarzadeh, D. C. Bressler, J. Wang, K. L. Gawrys, M. R. Gray, P. K. Kilpatrick, and H. W. Yarranton, Association Behavior of Pyrene Compounds as Models for Asphaltenes, Energy and Fuels, 19, 1268-1271 (2005).

 X. Yang and P. K. Kilpatrick, Asphaltenes and waxes do not interact synergistically and co-precipitate in solid organic deposits, Energy and Fuels, 19, 1360-1375 (2005).

K. L. Gawrys and P. K. Kilpatrick, Asphaltenic aggregates are polydisperse oblate cylinders, J. Colloid Interface Science, 288, 325-334 (2005).

M.-H. Ese and P. K. Kilpatrick, Stabilization of Water-in-Oil Emulsions by Naphthenic Acids and Their Salts: Model Compounds, Role of pH, and Soap:Acid Ratio, Journal Dispersion Sci. Tech., 25, 253-261 (2004).

 P. M. Spiecker and P. K. Kilpatrick, Interfacial Rheology of Petroleum Asphaltenes at the Oil-Water Interface, Langmuir, 20, 4022-4032 (2004).

 K. L. Gawrys and P. K. Kilpatrick, Asphaltene Aggregation: Techniques for Analysis, Instrumentation Sci. Tech., 32, 247-253 (2004).

N. N. Zaki, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, A Novel Process for Demulsification of Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsions by Dense Carbon Dioxide, Ind Eng Chem Research, 42, 6661-6672 (2003).

 K. L. Gawrys, P. M. Spiecker, and P. K. Kilpatrick, The Role of Asphaltene Solubility and Chemistry on Asphaltene Aggregation, Petroleum Science and Technology 21, 461-489 (2003).

 P. M. Spiecker, K. L. Gawrys, C. L. Trail, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Effects of petroleum resins on asphaltene aggregation and water-in-oil emulsion formation, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem Eng Aspects, 220, 9-27 (2003).

  P. M. Spiecker, K. L. Gawrys, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Aggregation and solubility behavior of asphaltenes and their subfractions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 267, 178-193 (2003).

 N. N. Zaki, M. K. Poindexter, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Factors Contributing to Petroleum Foaming – Part II: Synthetic Crude Oil Systems, Energy and Fuels, 16, 711-717 (2002).

A.P. Sullivan and P. K. Kilpatrick, The Role of Inorganic Solids in the Enhancement of Emulsion Stability in Asphaltene-Oil-Water Mixtures, Industrial and Engineering Research, 41, 3389-3904 (2002).

P. K. Kilpatrick and P. M. Spiecker, Asphaltene Emulsions, in Encyclopedia of Emulsion Technology, J. Sjoblom, ed., Dekker, New York, Chapter 30, 707-730 (2000).

J. M. Biales, Y. D. Wan, P. K. Kilpatrick, and G. W. Roberts, Separation of Fischer-Tropsch Wax from Catalyst Using Near-Critical Fluid Extraction: Analysis of Process Feasibility, Energy and Fuels, 13, 667-677 (1999).

S. Singh, J. D. McLean, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Fused Ring Aromatic Solvency in the Destabilization of Water-in-Asphaltene-Heptane-Toluene Emulsions, J. Dispersion Sci. Tech., 20, 279-293 (1999).

J. D. McLean, P. M. Spiecker, A. P. Sullivan, and P. K. Kilpatrick, The Role of Petroleum Asphaltenes in the Stabilization of Water-in-Oil Emulsions, Chapter XII in Structure and Dynamics of Asphaltenes, E. Sheu and O. Mullins, eds., Plenum, New York, 377-422 (1998).

B. A. Musser and P. K. Kilpatrick, Molecular Characterization of Paraffinic and Microcrystalline Wax in Crude Petroleum, Energy and Fuels, 12, 715-725 (1998).

J. D. McLean, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Effects of Asphaltene Aggregation and Resin-Asphaltene Interactions on Stability of Emulsions Generated from Water-Heptane-Toluene-Resin-Asphaltene Mixtures, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 196, 23-34 (1997).

 J. D. McLean, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Effects of Asphaltene Solvency on Stability of Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsions, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 189, 242-253 (1997).

 J. D. McLean and P. K. Kilpatrick, Comparison of Precipitation and Sequential Elution Chromatography in the Fractionation of Crude Oil Residua, Energy and Fuels, 11, 570-585 (1997).

P. K. Kilpatrick, J. F. Lisi, and R. G. Carbonell, Selective Precipitation of Antibody with Ligand-Modified Phospholipids: Effect of Lipid Chain Length, Biotechnology Progress, 13, 446-452 (1997).

 M. A. Jones, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Model calculations of competitive immunosorbent enzyme assays using bifunctional unilamellar vesicles, Biotechnology Progress, 12, 519-526 (1996).

P. U. Kenkare, C. K. Hall, and P. K. Kilpatrick, The Effects of Salts on the Lower Consolute Boundary of a Non-Ionic Micellar Solution, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 184, 456-468 (1996).

J. C. Blackburn and P. K. Kilpatrick, Electrostatic modeling of liquid crystalline aggregates, Ind. Eng. Chem. Research, 35, 2823-2833 (1996).

 A. K. Singh, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Application of Antibody and Fluorophore-Derivatized Liposomes to Heterogeneous Immunoassays for D-Dimer, Biotechnology Progress, 12, 272-280 (1996).

 N. J. Lynch, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Aggregation of Ligand-Modified Liposomes by Specific Interactions with Proteins II: Biotinylated Liposomes and Anti-Biotin Antibody, Biotech. Bioeng., 50, 169- 183 (1996).

 N. J. Lynch, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Aggregation of Ligand-Modified Liposomes by Specific Interactions with Proteins I: Biotinylated Liposomes and Avidin, Biotech. Bioeng., 50, 151-168 (1996).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, Review of Colloid-Polymer Interactions: Particulate, Amphiphilic, and Biological Surfaces, American Scientist, 83, 95-96 (1995).

 A. K. Singh, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Non-competitive Immunoassays using UnilamellarVesicles, Biotechnology Progress, 11, 333-341 (1995).

 D. D. Powers, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Selective precipitation of antibodies with ligand- modified phospholipids, Biotech. Bioeng., 44, 509-522 (1994).

 M. A. Jones, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Competitive immunoadsorbent assays for biotin using bifunctional unilamellar vesicles, Biotechnology Progress, 10, 174-186 (1994).

 M. A. Jones, A. Singh, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Preparation and characterization of ligand- modified labelled liposomes for solid phase immunoassays, J. Liposome Research, 3, 793-804 (1993).

 M. A. Jones, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Bifunctional vesicles for enhancing enzyme-based immunoadsorbent assays, Biotechnology Progress, 9, 242-258 (1993).

 J. C. Blackburn and P. K. Kilpatrick, Transitional liquid crystalline phases between hexagonal and lamellar phases in ternary cesium n-tetradecanoate-water-additive mixtures, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 157, 88-99 (1993).

 D. E. Keller, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Adsorption equilibrium and desorption rates of charged ethoxylated surfactants on octadecyl silica: role of electrostatics, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 155, 124-136 (1993).

 D. D. Powers, B. Willard, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Affinity precipitation of proteins by surfactant-solubilized ligand-modified phospholipids, Biotechnology Progress, 8, 436-453 (1992).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, J. C. Blackburn, and T. A. Walter, Location of solubilized oil in lyotropic surfactant liquid crystalline phases and the resulting effects on phase equilibria, Langmuir, 8, 2192-2199 (1992).

  D. R. Zint and P. K. Kilpatrick, Synthesis and aggregation properties of ionic amphiphilic side-chain siloxane polymers, in Polymer and Fiber Science: Recent Advances, R. E. Fornes and R. D. Gilbert, eds., VCH, New York, pp. 215-232 (1992).

 J. C. Blackburn and P. K. Kilpatrick, Lyotropic liquid crystal phase behavior and structure of cesium n- tetradecanoate-water mixtures, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 149, 450-471 (1992).

 J. R. Hunter, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Coadsorption of lysozyme and b-casein at the air- water interface, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 143, 37-53 (1991).

 J. R. Hunter, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, b-Casein adsorption at the air-water interface, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 142, 429-447 (1991).

 J. D. Powers, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Trypsin purification by affinity binding to small unilamellar vesicles, Biotech. Bioeng., 36, 506-519 (1990).

 R. Molinari, J. L. Torres, A. S. Michaels, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Simultaneous ultrafiltration and affinity sorptive separation of proteins in a hollow fiber membrane module, Biotech. Bioeng., 36, 572-580 (1990).

 J. R. Hunter, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Lysozyme adsorption at the air/water interface, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 137, 462-482 (1990).

 R. Z. Guzman, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Affinity precipitation of avidin using ligand-modified surfactants, ACS Symposium Series, 419, Downstream Processing and Bioseparation: Recovery and Purification of Biological Products, J. F. Hamel, J. B. Hunter, and S. K. Sikdar, eds., pp. 212-236 (1990).

 J. D. Powers, P. K. Kilpatrick and R. G. Carbonell, Purification of avidin from egg whites using affinity- modified unilamellar vesicles, in Biological and Synthetic Membranes, A.R. Liss, ed., 237-246 (1989).

 J. L. Torres, R. Guzman, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Reversibly bound ligands for high performance affinity chromatography: Application to serum cholinesterase, in Biotechnology of Plasma Proteins, J. F. Stoltz and C. Rivat, eds., Colloque INSERM 175, 245-252 (1989).

 R. Guzman, J. L. Torres, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Water soluble non-ionic surfactants for affinity separations, Biotech. Bioeng., 33, 1267-1276 (1989).

 D. E. Keller, J. L. Torres, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Reversible conversion of octadecyl- bonded silica to ion exchange surfaces for protein separations, Analytical Biochemistry, 176, 191-198 (1989).

 J. D. Powers, P. K. Kilpatrick and R. G. Carbonell, Protein purification by affinity binding to unilamellar vesicles, Biotech. Bioeng., 33, 173-182 (1989).

 J. L. Torres, R. Z. Guzman, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Affinity surfactants as reversibly bound ligands for high performance affinity chromatography, Analytical Biochemistry, 171, 411-418 (1988).

 P. K. Kilpatrick and M. A. Bogard, Effects of oil type on liquid crystalline phase behavior in sodium n- dodecanoate-water-oil mixtures, Langmuir, 4, 790-796 (1988).

 J. R. Hunter, R. Guzman, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Adsorption of proteins at gas-liquid interfaces, Biol. Chem. Hoppe-Seyler, 318, 749 (1987).

 R. Guzman, D. E. Keller, J. L. Torres, P. K. Kilpatrick, and R. G. Carbonell, Biospecific interactions of affinity-labelled surfactants, Biol. Chem. Hoppe-Seyler, 318, 760 (1987).

 S. G. Kim, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Calculation of electrostatic forces between charged surfaces in ionic solutions, Proceedings of the 10th Korean Symposium on Science and Technology, Industrial Technology I, 273-279 (1987).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, H. T. Davis, L. E. Scriven, and W. G. Miller, Microstructure in n-alkane-water- electrolyte mixtures with small ethoylated alcohol amphiphiles, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 118, 270-285 (1987).

 A. Kassebi, R. W. Rousseau, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Tall oil soap residuals in black liquor: The effects of solids content, b-sitosterol, acetic acid, and liquor source, TAPPI Journal, 70, 123-125 (1987).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, W. G. Miller, and Y. Talmon, Staining and drying-induced artifacts in electron microscopy of surfactant-water mixtures. III. Evidence from optical microscopy and a negative-staining case, in Surfactants in Solution, K. L. Mittal and P. Bothorel, eds., Plenum Press, New York, IV, 489-500 (1986).

 R. Z. Guzman, R. G. Carbonell, and P. K. Kilpatrick, The adsorption of proteins to gas-liquid interfaces, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 114, 536-547 (1986).

 P. K. Kilpatrick and S.-H. Chang, Saturated phase equilibria and parameter estimation of pure fluids with two lattice-gas models, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 30, 49-56 (1986).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, C. A. Gorman, H. T. Davis, L. E. Scriven, and W. G. Miller, Patterns of phase behavior in ethoxylated alcohol-n-alkane-water-sodium chloride mixtures, J. Phys. Chem., 90, 5292-5299 (1986).

T. Chang, R. W. Rousseau, and P. K. Kilpatrick, Methanol synthesis reactions: Calculation of conversions using cubic equations of state, Ind. Eng. Chem., Proc. Des. Dev., 25, 477-481 (1986).

D.-Y. Kuan, P. K. Kilpatrick, M. Sahimi, L. E. Scriven, and H. T. Davis, Multicomponent CO2-water- hydrocarbon phase behavior modeling: a comparative study, SPE Reservoir Engineering, 1, 61-72 (1986).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, W. G. Miller, and Y. Talmon, Staining and drying-induced artifacts in electron microscopy of surfactant-water mixtures. II. Change in phase behavior produced by variation in pH modifiers, stain, and concentration, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 107, 146-158 (1985).

 P. K. Kilpatrick, H. T. Davis, and L. E. Scriven, Thermodynamic modeling of quaternary systems: oil- brine-surfactant-alcohol, Soc. Pet. Eng. Journal, 25, 330-342 (1985).

 W. D. Covey, F. P. DeHaan, G. L. Delker, S. F. Dawson, P. K. Kilpatrick, G. B. Rattinger, and W. G. Read, Electrophilic aromatic substitution. 7. A kinetic study of the aluminum chloride catalyzed desulfonylative benzylation of aromatics with phenyl- methanesulfonyl chloride in nitromethane, J. Org. Chem., 49, 3967-3970 (1984).

 W. G. Miller, F. D. Blum, H. T. Davis, E. I. Franses, E. W. Kaler, P. K. Kilpatrick, K. Nietering, J. E. Puig, and L. E. Scriven, Fluid microstructures in sodium 4-(1'-heptylnonyl) benzene-sulfonate mixtures, in Surfactants in Solution, Volume I, K. L. Mittal and B. Lindman, Eds., Plenum Press, New York, III, 175-191 (1984).

P. K. Kilpatrick and W. G. Miller, Aggregation of double-tail sulfonate surfactants probed by Na-23 NMR, J. Phys. Chem., 88, 1649-1655 (1984).

P. K. Kilpatrick, F. D. Blum, H. T. Davis, A. H. Falls, E. W. Kaler, W. G. Miller, J. E.  Puig, L. E. Scriven, Y. Talmon, and N. A. Woodbury, Alcohol effects on transitions in liquid crystalline dispersions, in Microemulsions, I. D. Robb, Ed., Plenum Press, New York, 1982, pp. 143-172.