Steven Nartker

Research Interests


Membrane Separations


Surface Science

Anaerobic digestion



B.S. Environmental Chemistry, Kettering University, Flint, MI 2001

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 2009



Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, MI, 2010-present

Research Assistant, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 2003-2007

Lead Teaching Assistant, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 2002-2003

Research Assistant, Engelhard Corporation, Wixom, MI, 1997-2001


Selected Publications

Ghosh, A., Seeley, S., Nartker, S., Seeley, J., Analysis of siloxanes in hydrocarbon mixtures using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography.  Journal of Chromatography A 2014, Volume 1360, 19 September 2014, Pages 258-263

Nartker, S., Ammerman, M., Aurandt, J., Stogsdill, M., Hayden, O., Antle, C., Increasing biogas production from sewage sludge anaerobic co-digestion process by adding crude glycerol from biodiesel industry.  Waste Management,  22 September 2014

Nartker, S., Askeland, P., Wiederoder, S.  Surface Chemistry of Electrospun Cellulose Nitrate Nanofiber Membranes.  Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2011, 11, 1242-1247.

Luo, Y., Nartker, S., Miller, H. Surface functionalization of electrospun nanofibers for detecting E. coli O157:H7 and BVDV cells in a direct-charge transfer biosensor.  Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2010, 26, 1612-1617.

Nartker, S., Drzal, L.T. Electrospun Cellulose Nitrate Nanofibers.  Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2010, 10, 5810-5813.


Contact Information

Email: snartker@kettering.edu

Phone: (810) 249-4041

Office: 2-230 AB