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Amyn S. Teja

Regents' Professor Emeritus, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Amyn Teja

Professor Amyn Teja joined Georgia Tech in 1980 as an associate professor of Chemical Engineering. A graduate of Imperial College, London, Teja has held the position of Grassman Foundation Professor and Regent’s Professor at Georgia Tech. Currently Regent’s Professor Emeritus, Teja continues to direct his research group on thermodynamics at Georgia Tech, teach courses, advise graduate students, and contribute to peer-reviewed journals.

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Continuous hydrothermal synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles (incl. battery electrode materials)
  • Transport properties of nanofluids for thermal energy management
  • Manipulation of crystallization variables for the control of morphology and nanoparticle size
  • Carbon dioxide processing of electrically conductive polymer nanocomposites
  • Henry’s constants and partitioning of VOCs
  • Dilute solution theory and the solubility of solids in supercritical fluids
  • Separation of chemotherapeutic compounds from natural products
  • Thermodynamic and transport properties of fluids and fluid mixtures


Awards and Distinctions: 
  • AIChE Fellow
  • AIChE Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology
  • Director, Teja Thermodynamics Research Group
  • Faculty, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology


Imperial College, London, 1972
Imperial College, London, 1968