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Maureen Howley

Maureen Howley is a Assistant Teaching Professor in the Francis College of Engineering in the Chemical Engineering DEPARTMENT
Maureen HowleyAssociate Teaching Professor

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics, dynamics of multiphase and fluidized-bed reactors, hydrodynamic stability of non-linear multiphase flow systems and pharmaceutical engineering.


Maureen Howley received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University in 2002.  Prior to joining the faculty at UMass Lowell, she was an Assistant Professor in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology where her research program focused on understanding the hydrodynamic stability of non-linear multiphase flow systems in pharmaceutical processing applications.  Maureen has over 15 years of experience working for a major pharmaceutical company in both manufacturing and process research and development.