Faculty & Staff

Dr. John N. Kuhn


Professor of chemical, biological, and materials engineering and associate chair of graduate studies

Phone: (813) 974-6498
Email Address: jnkuhn@usf.edu
Office Location: IDRB 202D
Research Webpage
Research ClustersEnergy and SustainabilityAdvanced Materials 

Honors & Awards

  • USF Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award, 2019
  • USF Research & Innovation Excellence in Innovation Award, 2013 and 2018
  • USF Global Faculty Fellowship, 2018
  • USF College of Engineering Outstanding
  • Research Achievement Award, 2016
  • Department Professor of the Year, 2011-12

Education & Training

Postdoctoral research, University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D., Ohio State University

B.S.,University of Dayton

Research Overview

The Kuhn group focuses at the interface of heterogeneous catalysis and materials chemistry with an emphasis on applications in the fields of energy and the environment.

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Biofuels
  • Photo/Electro-catalysis
  • Renewable Energy