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Brian P. Chaplin, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering


Building & Room:

154 EIB


929 W. Taylor St, MC 110, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0288

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Fall 2020 Courses:

  • CHE 312 Transport Phenomena I

Research Interests

Environmental Chemistry

Water Treatment

Selected Publications


  1. Santos, M.C., Jing, Y., Fang, L., Chaplin, B.P., Elabd, Y.A. “Highly Porous Ti4O7 Reactive Electrochemical Water Filtration Membranes Fabricated via Electrospinning/Electrospraying.” AIChE Journal, In Press.
  2. Jawando, W., Gayen, P., and Chaplin, B.P.. “The effects of surface oxidation and fluorination of boron-doped diamond anodes on perchlorate formation and organic compound oxidation.” Electrochimica Acta 174 (2015): 1067-1078.

Notable Honors

2015, CAREER Award, National Science Foundation


Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Concentration: Environmental Engineering, University of Minnesota (2003)

Bachelor of Geological Engineering, Concentration: Environmental, Minor: Geology, University of Minnesota (1999)