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Welcome to the web page for the McCabe Group in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at Vanderbilt University.

On this site, you will find links to information on members of the research group, our current research projects, publications including PDF files where available, information on contacting us, and miscellaneous links of interest.



  • Congratulations Dr. Andrew summers who successfully defended his thesis 12/10/2018
  • NSF REU site grant in nanoscience ( renewed

Recent papers

  1. G. Das and C. McCabe, “On thermodynamic properties of mixed solvent electrolyte (MSE) systems using modified SAFT-VR+DE equation of state,” Fluid Phase Equilibria, 460, 105-118 (2018).
  2. T. C. Moore, C. R. Iacovella, A. C. Leonhard, A. L. Bunge, and C. McCabe, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Stratum Corneum Lipid Mixtures: A Multiscale Perspective298-313-2018, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 498 313-318 (2018).
  3. T. C. Moore, R. Hartkamp, C. R. Iacovella, A. L. Bunge, and C. McCabe, “The Influence of Ceramide Tail Length on the Structure of Bilayers Composed of Stratum Corneum Lipids,” Biophysical Journal, 114 113-125 (2018).
  4. R. Hartkamp, T.C. Moore, C.R. Iacovella, M.A. Thompson, P.A. Bulsara, D.J. Moore, C. McCabe, “Composition-Dependence of Water Permeation Across Multicomponent Gel-Phase Bilayers,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 122(12) 3113-3123 (2018).
  5. C. McCabe and P. R. Westmoreland, “Revisiting the Future of Chemical Engineering,” Chemical Engineering Process, 114(10) 26-38 (2018).