Dr. Matthew Liberatore

Department of Chemical Engineering


Professor Liberatore teaches a variety of chemical engineering courses including Graduate Thermodynamics, Graduate Transport Phenomena, Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Unit Operations Laboratory, and Material and Energy Balances. Class documents are all available on Blackboard for enrolled students.

Professor Liberatore's digital textbook for material and energy balances is available. Follow the links to try out either the Material and Energy Balances zyBook or Spreadsheets Essentials zyBook.

Education-Related Publications

YouTube Fridays: Engaging the Net Generation in five minutes a week

Improved student achievement using personalized online homework for Material and Energy Balances

Problem solving in 12 steps for Introductory Thermodynamics

YouTube Fridays: Student led development of engineering estimate problems

Student created homework problems based on YouTube videos

Active learning and just-in-time teaching of a material and energy balances course

Online in Reverse

Two Minutes of Reflection Improves Teaching

Effectiveness of Just In Time Teaching on Student Achievement in an Introductory Thermodynamics Course

High textbook reading rates when using an interactive textbook for a Material and Energy Balances course

You Tube Fridays:

A collection of videos used in classes is available here