Ludwig C. Nitsche, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Department of Chemical Engineering
Building & Room:
945 W. Taylor St, MC 110, Chicago, IL 60607
My research program emphasizes theoretical analysis of concrete micro-mechanical models in order to elucidate subcontinuum dynamics and to extract macroscopic transport behavior from the underlying microphysics.
 V. Sharma, M. Köllmer, M. Szymusiak, L. C. Nitsche, R. A. Gemeinhart and Y. Liu, Toroidal-spiral particles for codelivery of anti-VEGFR-2 antibody and irinotecan: A potential implant to hinder recurrence of glioblastoma multiforme, Biomacomolecules, 15 (3), 756-762 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/bm401550r
 L. C. Nitsche and P. Parthasarathi, Stokes flow singularity at the junction between impermeable and porous walls. J. Fluid Mech.,713, 183-215 (2012). DOI:10.1017/jfm.2012.454. Supplementary Material.
 M. Szymusiak M, V. Sharma V, L. C. Nitsche and Y. Liu, Interaction of sedimenting drops in miscible solution – formation of heterogeneous toroidal-spiral particles. Soft Matter, 8, 7556-7559 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25928a.
 Y. Lei, J. Jelic, L. C. Nitsche, R. Meyer and J. Miller, Effect of particle size and adsorbates on the L3, L2 and L1 X-ray absorption near edge structure of supported Pt nanoparticles. Topics in Catalysis, 54, 334-348 (2011). DOI 10.1007/s11244-011-9662-5.
2014, Award for Excellence in Teaching, UIC
NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Cambridge, UK Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) 1989-1990
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering 1989
B.S. (With High Distinction) University of Minnesota Chemical Engineering 1984
B.S. (With High Distinction) University of Minnesota Mathematics 1984