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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Mark J. Uline

Title: Undergraduate Director, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Department: Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-2030
Fax: 803-777-8265

Room 3C17   
301 Main Street   
Columbia, SC 29208

Mark Uline

Experience and Education

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2018-Present 
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2011-2018 
Undergraduate Director, Biomedical Engineering, 2014-Present
Postdoctoral Associate, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2008-2011
PhD, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 2003-2008
BS, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1999-2003


The Uline research group is working toward the fundamental understanding of how the complex interactions at interfaces couple together to give the rich phenomena observed in various chemical and biological systems. Currently, we are focused on molecular modeling of biological interfaces, in particular, phase transitions and binding in lipid bilayers and surfactant driven nematic ordering transitions in liquid-crystal thin films. Other ongoing research interests include bubble and droplet nucleation theory, molecular dynamics simulations in the isothermal-isobaric ensemble, and the effects of multivalent ions on the charge regulation in tethered polyelectrolytes. 

Selected Publications

For Dr. Uline's publications please see Google Scholar Webpage


BMEN 240 Cellular and Molecular Biology with Engineering Applications
BMEN 290 Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems
BMEN 389/589 Modeling of Cell Biology
BMEN 710 Advanced Modeling in Biomedical Engineering
ECHE 710 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

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