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Sep 12, 2019

ChE PhD students Bahram Saleh & Caterina Bartomeu Garcia are Finalists for Graduate Student Competition in Microbiointerface Research

Chemical Engineering PhD students Bahram Saleh and Caterina Bartomeu Garcia, from Professor Thomas Webster’s nanomedicine lab, have been called finalists for the upcoming AIChE 2019 annual meeting podium graduate student award competition in  Microbiointerface Research.  The students will be judged for the quality of the presentations and research on microbial interaction with biomedical interfaces.

Chemical Engineering

Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials

Sep 11, 2019

Bencherif’s Research Featured on Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials

ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s research is featured on the front cover page of the September issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials.

Chemical Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

West to Work on Collaborative NSF Grant to Further Develop Cantera Open-Source Modeling Software

ChE Associate Professor Richard West is part of a $2.5M NSF collaborative effort to further develop and support the successful and popular open-source modeling software Cantera, a suite of tools for problems involving chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and transport processes.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Sara Hashmi

Sara Hashmi joins the Chemical Engineering department in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones joins the Chemical Engineering department in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 27, 2019

Auguste Awarded Patent for Chemotherapeutic Drug Delivery

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was awarded a patent for “Cationic polymers as co-drugs for chemotherapeutic agents”. Abstract Source: USPTO A method for treating a biological cell is disclosed. The method administers a mixture of a chemotherapeutic drug and a co-drug that facilitates delivery of the chemotherapeutic drug to the nucleus of the cell. Examples of […]

Chemical Engineering

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Aug 23, 2019

Dialogue of Civilizations: Process Safety Abroad in Spain

Twenty-one second-year chemical engineering students joined Professor Ronald J. Willey and Program Assistant Alexis Dubs (ChE’20) for a five-week study abroad experience in July and August 2019.  The dialog featured process safety as practiced abroad that included visits to Dow Chemical, BASF, and Clariant, chemical facilities located near Tarragona Spain.   The students also completed a […]

Chemical Engineering

Aug 05, 2019

Biomimetic Sensing

ChE Professor Hicham Fenniri and PhD alumni Dr. Jessica Fitzgerald have published a book entitled Biomimetic Sensing: Methods and Protocols.

Chemical Engineering