Nese Orbey | AIChE

Nese Orbey

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Nese Orbey is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Her area of expertise includes advanced polymeric materials, polymer rheology, nanocomposites and structure-property relations.

Prior to joining UML, she was a Technology Manager at QinetiQ NA (previously Foster-Miller, Inc.), where she led R&D efforts in UV Curable Aircraft Coatings and in process development for recovery and reuse of propellants. She was a visiting Scientist/Professor at the Institute of Energy Conversion at University of Delaware and worked on depositing solar cells on polymeric substrates in roll-to-roll manufacturing.

Currently her research is focused on advanced fibers, microencapsulation and 3D printing. She is a co-PI in the NSF SHAP3D Industry University Cooperative Research Center that is focused on 3D printing. Nese has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, seven patents and one patent application. She is an AIChE Fellow.