Jonas Baltrusaitis

Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor

Address: Mountaintop Campus
Lehigh University
Iacocca Hall, Room B336
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-6836



Research: Google Scholar

Areas of Research

  • Catalysis and Nanoparticles
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Environmental Aspects of Energy Conversion and Utilization
  • Fossil Fuel Refining, Synthesis, and Conversion
  • Engineering Processes for Enhanced Sustainability
  • Solid Waste Treatment and Reuse
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Environmental Catalysis
  • Fate and Transport of Contaminants and Pathogens
  • Environmental Remediation


Prof. Baltrusaitis focuses his research efforts in several areas of sustainable catalytic conversion. Those involve:

  • natural gas component catalytic conversion to high value products
  • biomass catalytic upgrading
  • sustainable sulfur and phosphorus processing
  • renewable energy utilization in wastewater processing
  • low concentration organic wastewater stream treatment
  • emerging contaminant remediation and environmental catalysis
  • surface sensitive spectroscopies, data processing method development

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