Stephen M. C. Ritchie | AIChE

Stephen M. C. Ritchie

Associate Professor
University of Alabama

Stephen M. C. Ritchie, PhD, is an associate professor in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Dept. at the Univ. of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL) (Email: He has been working in the area of functionalized membranes since 1996. His research group has developed functionalized membranes for acid catalysis, protein fractionation, protein concentration, and affinity adsorption. He also spent two years as a visiting research scientist at Sepro Membranes (Oceanside, CA), where he worked to scale up functionalized membranes, specifically for applications in the dairy industry. He received his BS in chemical engineering from the Univ. of Toledo and PhD in chemical engineering from the Univ. of Kentucky.