fbpx Payne, Christy | University of Kentucky College of Engineering

Christy Payne, PE, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Contact

(703) 292-2895

Appointments

2018 – present: Program Director, Molecular Separations, National Science Foundation

2018: Acting Program Director, Engineering of Biomedical Systems and Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering, National Science Foundation

2017 – present: Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Kentucky

2017 – 2018: Associate Program Director, National Science Foundation

2012 – 2017: Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky

2013 – 2017: August T. Larsson Guest Researcher, Swedish Univ. of Agricultural Sciences

2012 – 2017: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky

2011 – 2012: Research Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

2011: Postdoctoral Research Associate, NREL

2008 – 2011: Process Engineer, URS

2005: DOE Computational Science Intern, Sandia National Laboratory

2003 – 2007: DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow, Vanderbilt University

2002 – 2006: IBM Fellow, Vanderbilt University


Education

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2007

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 2002


Research Interests:

Biotechnology

Chemical process technology

Enzyme structure-function relationships

Molecular modeling

Molecular thermodynamics