Luke Roling

Luke Roling is a CBiRC affiliate and an assistant professor and Black and Veatch Building a World of Difference Faculty Fellow in Engineering in the Iowa State University Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, where he leads the Roling Catalyst Design Group. Learn more about Dr. Roling in his departmental profile.

Research Interests

  • Advanced and nanostructured materials

  • Computational design of heterogeneous catalysts

  • Catalysis and reaction engineering

  • Energy correlations in catalysis

  • Condensed phase reaction modeling


Dr. Roling received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016), a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and a B.S. in Liberal Arts & Sciences/Mathematics at Iowa State University (2011).