The faculty of the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of our new colleague, Dr. Christina Payne. Dr. Payne will be joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering in August, 2012. Dr. Payne graduated with a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Tennessee Technological University and holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University. Currently, Dr. Payne is a research associate at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Denver, CO.