P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science

Position: 
Assistant Professor
Address: 
Mountaintop Campus
Lehigh University
Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone Number: 
(610) 758-6836
Baltrusaitis

Areas of Research

Catalysis and Nanoparticles
Surface Chemistry
Environmental Aspects of Energy Conversion and Utilization
Fossil Fuel Refining, Synthesis, and Conversion
Engineering Processes for Enhanced Sustainability
Solid Waste Treatment and Reuse
Water and Wastewater Treatment
Environmental Catalysis
Fate and Transport of Contaminants and Pathogens
Environmental Remediation

Profile

Prof. Baltrusaitis focuses his research efforts in several areas of sustainable catalytic conversion. Those involve:

  • natural gas component catalytic conversion to high value products
  • biomass catalytic upgrading
  • sustainable sulfur and phosphorus processing
  • renewable energy utilization in wastewater processing
  • low concentration organic wastewater stream treatment
  • emerging contaminant remediation and environmental catalysis
  • surface sensitive spectroscopies, data processing method development