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Keith A Schimmel

Professor/Chair

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Science and Technology

Department
Applied Science and Technology

Contact
Gibbs Hall 301
Education
B.S.Chemical Engineering / Purdue University
M.S.Chemical Engineering / Northwestern University
Ph.D.Chemical Engineering / Northwestern University

Bio

Professor Keith Schimmel is the Director of the Applied Science and Technology Ph.D. Program at NC A&T and Director of Education for the NSF CREST Bioenergy Center. His reseach has been supported by 74 proposals funded (39 as lead PI) totaling more than $35 million. Sources of funding have included the NC Biotechnology Center, NC State Energy Office, Intel, Lucent Technologies, Fuji, NSF, NOAA, EPA, DOE, USDA, NASA, DoD, USAID, and DoEd. Awards include the NC A&T University Interdisciplinary Research Team Awards for both the NSF CREST Bioenergy Center (2014) and the NOAA ISET Cooperative Science Center (2012). He is the A&T PI for the new NSF collaborative project “AGEP North Carolina Alliance: An Institutional Transformation Model to Increase Minority STEM Doctoral Student and Faculty Success.”

Research Interests

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

External URL

https://www.ncat.edu/cost/graduate-programs/phd-in-applied-science-and-technology.php

Recent Publications

  • E. Ansah, Shyam Aravamudhan, J. Eshun, Vinayak Kabadi, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang (2019). (Characterization of the physicochemical and structural evolution of biomass particles during combined pyrolysis and CO2 gasification). 92, pp. 82-93 ). Journal of the Energy Institute.
  • Stephanie Luster-Teasley, C. Mohamed, M. Naimi, A.S. Niandou, Keith Schimmel, K.I. Soumaila (2019). (A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Water Quality Indices). (1B) 9, pp. 1-15 ). Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A&B.
  • Emmanuel Asiamah, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2019). (Rumen-protected methionine supplementation during the peripartal period alters the expression of galectin genes associated with inflammation in peripheral neutrophils and secretion in plasma of Holstein cows). (4) 86, pp. 394-398 ). JOURNAL OF DAIRY RESEARCH.
  • Shahbazi Abolghasem, Salam Ibrahim, Aseel Issa, Keith Schimmel, Reza Tahergorabi, Mulumebet Worku (2018). (Sweet Potato Starch‐Based Nanocomposites: Development, Characterization and Biodegradability). pp. 8 ). Starch‐Stärke.
  • Ellie Fini, Alireza Samieadel, Keith Schimmel (2018). (Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of bio-modified binder and conventional asphalt binder). (1) 20, pp. 191-200 ). CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY.
  • Salam Ibrahim, Aseel Issa, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Reza Tahergorabi, Mulumebet Worku (2018). (Sweet Potato Starch-Based Nanocomposites: Development, Characterization, and Biodegradability). (7-8) 70, ). STARCH-STARKE.
  • David Dayton, Vinayak Kabadi, Mohammad Rafati, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang (2017). (Techno-economic analysis of production of Fischer-Tropsch liquids via biomass gasification: The effects of Fischer-Tropsch catalysts and natural gas co-feeding). 133, pp. 153-166 ). ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT.
  • David Dayton, Vinayak Kabadi, Mohammad Rafati, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang (2017). (Techno-economic analysis of production of Fischer-Tropsch liquids via biomass gasification: The effects of Fischer-Tropsch catalysts and natural gas co-feeding). 133, pp. 153-166 ). ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT.
  • N. Boakye-Boatena, R. Li, M. Mims, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang, S. Xiu (2016). (Effects of fertilizer application and dry/wet processing of Miscanthus x giganteus on bioethanol production). 204, pp. 98-105 ). Bioresource Technology.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). (Modulation of bovine WNT Signalling genes by Cowpea phenolic extracts in vitro). (3) 8, pp. 21-35 ). Journal of Agricultural Science.
  • N. Boakye-Boatena, R. Li, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang, S. Xiu (2016). (Use of Miscanthus press juice within a green biorefinery platform). 207, pp. 285-292 ). Bioresource Technology.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (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.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). ( Immunomodulatory activities of polyphenol extract from cowpea on bovine polymorphonuclear neutrophils). (supplement 5) 94, pp. 86-87 ). Journal of Animal Science.
  • Amira Ayad, Godfrey Ejimakor, Deiaa El-Rab, Salam Ibrahim, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Mulumebet Worku, Tahl Zimmerman (2016). (Using date palm by-products to cultivate Lactobacilllus reuteri spp.). ). Journal of Food Research.
  • Solomon Bililign, Gregory Meyerson, John Roop, Keith Schimmel (2015). (A university without departments and colleges -A new structure to strengthen disciplinary and interdisciplinary education and research). (3) 11, ). International Journal for Innovation Education and Research.
  • Shoou-Yuh Chang, Salam Ibrahim, Vinayak Kabadi, Tanya Pinder, Keith Schimmel, Godfrey Uzochukwu (2015). (Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology). ). Springer.
  • Muchha Reddy, Keith Schimmel, Jianmei Yu (2014). (Production and characterization of biochars from agricultural by-products for use in soil quality enhancement). ). Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis.
  • Manoj Jha, Ademe Mekonnen, Mohammad Sayemuzzaman, Keith Schimmel (2014). (Subseasonal climate variability for North Carolina, United States). 145, pp. 69--79 ). Atmospheric research.
  • Salam Ibrahim, Raymond Nwachukwu, Keith Schimmel, Abolghasem Shahbazi, Lijun Wang, Mulumebet Worku (2013). (Optimization of Cultural Conditions for Conversion of Glycerol to Ethanol by Enterobacter Aerogenes S012). (1) 3, pp. 12 ). AMB Express.
  • Solomon Bililign, Muktha Jost, Yuh Lang Lin, Terrie Mcmanus, Keith Schimmel, Shawn Watlington, Terry Worrell (2012). (Middle and High School Teacher Professional Development Through University Research Experiences and Curriculum Development). ). American Society for Engineering Education.