Andrew Zydney

Director of the Center for Industrial Biotechnology; Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering

Andrew Zydney

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Publication Tags

Membranes Ultrafiltration Proteins Fouling Protein Porosity Pore Microfiltration Textiles Coloring Agents Viruses Purification Electrostatics Recovery Scanning Electron Microscopy Degradation Monoclonal Antibodies Filtration Adsorption Hydraulic Fracturing Membrane Fouling Dyes Membrane Pore Structure Water Treatment

Most Recent Papers

Design and optimization of Single Pass Tangential Flow Filtration for inline concentration of monoclonal antibodies

Mario Jabra, Andrew Zydney, 2022, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 120047

Corrigendum to “Single pass tangential flow filtration (SPTFF) of monoclonal antibodies

Mario G. Jabra, Ann M. Lipinski, Andrew L. Zydney, 2022, Journal of Membrane Science

FIB-SEM tomography reveals the nanoscale 3D morphology of virus removal filters

Kaitlyn P. Brickey, Andrew L. Zydney, Enrique D. Gomez, 2021, Journal of Membrane Science

Depth filtration in bioprocessing — new opportunities for an old technology

Negin Nejatishahidein, Andrew Zydney, 2021, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering on p. 100746

Internal membrane fouling by proteins during microfiltration

Huang Lay, Rique Yeow, Yunqiao Ma, Andrew Zydney, Rong Wang, Jia Chew, 2021, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 119589

Single Pass Tangential Flow Filtration (SPTFF) of monoclonal antibodies: Experimental studies and theoretical analysis

Mario Jabra, Ann Lipinski, Andrew Zydney, 2021, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 119606

Molecular dynamics study on membrane fouling by oppositely charged proteins

Yunqiao Ma, Andrew L. Zydney, Rong Wang, Jia Wei Chew, 2021, AICHE Journal

Retention characteristics of sterile filters – Effect of pore size and structure

Neil Taylor, Wanli Ma, Adam Kristopeit, Sheng-ching Wang, Andrew Zydney, 2021, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 119436

Prefiltration enhances performance of sterile filtration for glycoconjugate vaccines

Zhuoshi Du, Seyed Pouria Motevalian, Brenda Carillo-Conde, Kelvin Reilly, Andrew L. Zydney, 2021, Biotechnology Progress

High Performance Countercurrent Membrane Purification for protein separations

Christopher Yehl, Andrew Zydney, 2021, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 119396

Most-Cited Papers

Tight ultrafiltration membranes for enhanced separation of dyes and Na<sub>2</sub>SO<sub>4</sub> during textile wastewater treatment

Jiuyang Lin, Wenyuan Ye, Marian Cornel Baltaru, Yu Pan Tang, Nicole J. Bernstein, Peng Gao, Stefan Balta, Maria Vlad, Alexander Volodin, Arcadio Sotto, Patricia Luis, Andrew L. Zydney, Bart Van der Bruggen, 2016, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 217-228

Continuous downstream processing for high value biological products

Andrew L. Zydney, 2016, Biotechnology and Bioengineering on p. 465-475

Fouling behavior of zwitterionic membranes

Mahsa Hadidi, Andrew Zydney, 2014, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 97-103

Polyacrylamide degradation and its implications in environmental systems

Boya Xiong, Rebeca Loss, Derrick Shields, Taylor Pawlik, Richard Hochreiter, Andrew Zydney, M Kumar, 2018, npj Clean Water

Ultrafiltration membrane performance

Yuriy S. Polyakov, Andrew L. Zydney, 2013, Journal of Membrane Science on p. 106-120

Microfiltration and ultrafiltration

Leos J. Zeman, Andrew L. Zydney, 2017,

Perspectives on integrated continuous bioprocessing - opportunities and challenges

Andrew Zydney, 2015, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering on p. 8-13

Fouling of microfiltration membranes by flowback and produced waters from the Marcellus shale gas play

Boya Xiong, Andrew L. Zydney, Manish Kumar, 2016, Water Research on p. 162-170

Recovery of small dye molecules from aqueous solutions using charged ultrafiltration membranes

Xiuwen Chen, Yiru Zhao, Jennifer Moutinho, Jiahui Shao, Andrew L. Zydney, Yiliang He, 2015, Journal of Hazardous Materials on p. 58-64

Chemical Degradation of Polyacrylamide during Hydraulic Fracturing

Boya Xiong, Zachary Miller, Selina Roman-White, Travis Tasker, Benjamin Farina, Bethany Piechowicz, William D. Burgos, Prachi Joshi, Liang Zhu, Christopher A. Gorski, Andrew L. Zydney, Manish Kumar, 2018, Environmental Science &amp; Technology on p. 327-336

News Articles Featuring Andrew Zydney

What Chemical Engineers Do and How to Become One

Chemical engineering jobs focus on making chemistry-based products safely, quickly and inexpensively.

Here and Now: Hayes Ready to Lead Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology into the Next Phase of Impact

Dan Hayes, Ph.D., replaced Andrew Zydney, Ph.D., as the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology's Director.

New Technique Developed for Large-Scale Continuous Protein Purification

Scientists have developed a new technique for purifying proteins during antibody manufacturing. The aim is to reduce the cost of continuous manufacturing for large-scale applications, such as COVID-19 therapeutics or Alzheimer’s disease treatments, without the need for Protein A.

Bioprocessing’s Potential Impact on Patients

To check the pulse of an industry, it never hurts to simply ask around. So, I contacted a collection of bioprocessing experts from around the world, and asked them one question: What is today’s biggest challenge in bioprocessing?

Observing the Performance of Planova Filters

The bioprocessing of therapeutics requires many steps, including viral filtration. To improve these steps, scientists must compare the performance of various products. That’s just what Andrew Zydney, director of the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology at Pennsylvania State University, and his colleagues did.

Andrew Zydney Shares Continuous Bioprocessing Strategies with a Global Audience

Andrew Zydney, Ph.D., continued sharing his knowledge of bioprocessing with a global audience when he recently spoke at the “BioProcess International” Conference, held virtually for the first time in 2020.

Chemical engineering professor receives membrane research award

The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) has named Andrew Zydney, Penn State Bayard D. Kunkle Chair, professor of chemical engineering and director of the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology, as their 2020 recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.

Industrial Biotechnology Scholarships Announced

The Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology is excited to announce two new CSL Behring Scholarships for Penn State undergraduate students interested in the broad area of industrial biotechnology, ranging from biopharmaceutical manufacturing and food biotechnology, to the production of bio-based chemicals.