Robert B. Barat, PhD, is acting chairperson and professor of chemical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research interests include: terahertz spectroscopy and imaging for homeland security; environmental pollutants monitoring and intelligent process control; applied optics in engineering and research; high-intensity combustion, incineration, and flame velocities; and pharmaceutical reaction engineering and control.
Barat received the 2007 NJIT Excellence in Teaching Award for for lower division undergraduate instruction. He received the Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award in 2003.
Recent publications include: Feng Huang, John F. Federici, Robert Barat, Dale Gary, “Detection of the agent inside or behind a barrier material”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 5584, p. 32-41, 2004; and Feng Huang, John F. Federici, Robert Barat, Dale Gary, David Zimdars, “Optical properties around resonance peaks by THz-TDS”, Proc. SPIE Vol. 5584, p. 23-31, 2004.
He received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MS and BS degrees from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Topics: terahertz spectroscopy and imaging for homeland security, environmental pollutants monitoring, high-intensity combustion, pharmaceutical reaction engineering and control, applied optics in engineering and research