Keith A. Schimmel

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentEnergy and Environmental Systems



OfficeGibbs Hall
Room: 301

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Keith A. Schimmel


Ph D: Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1990

MS: Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1986

BS: Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1984

Research Interests

Biofuels, Bioremediation, Membrane Separations and Membrane Reactors, Nondispersive Extraction, STEM Education

Recent Publications

Issa, Aseel  Schimmel, Keith  Worku, Mulumebet  Abolghasem, Shahbazi  Ibrahim, Salam  Tahergorabi, Reza  (2018).  Sweet Potato Starch‐Based Nanocomposites: Development, Characterization and Biodegradability.   Starch‐Stärke.

Rafati, M.   Wang, Lijun  Dayton, David  Schimmel, Keith  Kabadi, Vinayak  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  (2016).  Techno-economic analysis of production of Fisher-Tropsch liquids via biomass gasification: the effects of Fischer-Tropsch catalysts and natural gas co-feeding.  (133,  pp. 153-166).  Energy Conversion and Management.

Adjei-Fremah, Sarah  Jackai, Louis  Schimmel, Keith  Worku, Mulumebet  (2016).  Microarray analysis of the effect of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) phenolic extract in bovine peripheral blood..  (1,  pp. 1-7).  Journal of Applied Animal Research.

Ayad, Amira  El-Rab, Deiaa  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  Worku, Mulumebet  Schimmel, Keith  Ejimakor, Godfrey  Zimmerman, Tahl  Ibrahim, Salam  (2016).  Using date palm by-products to cultivate Lactobacilllus reuteri spp..  No   Journal of Food Research.

Adjei-Fremah, Sarah  Jackai, Louis  Schimmel, Keith  Worku, Mulumebet  (2016).  Immunomodulatory activities of polyphenol extract from cowpea on bovine polymorphonuclear neutrophils.  (supplement 5,  94,  pp. 86-87).   Journal of Animal Science.

Adjei-Fremah, Sarah  Asiamah, Emmanuel  Ekwemalor, Kingsley  Jackai, Louis  Schimmel, Keith  Worku, Mulumebet  (2016).  Modulation of bovine WNT Signalling genes by Cowpea phenolic extracts in vitro.  (3,  8,  pp. 21-35).  Journal of Agricultural Science.

Boakye-Boatena, N.  Xiu, S.  Shahbazi, Abolghasem  Wang, Lijun  Li, R.  Schimmel, Keith  (2016).  Use of Miscanthus press juice within a green biorefinery platform.  (207,  pp. 285-292).  Bioresource Technology.