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Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President’s Frontier Award

January 29, 2015

Sharon Gerecht says that scientists always have different paths they would like to take with their research, but they usually have to stick to the roadmap for which they have funding. Now, as winner of the inaugural President’s Frontier Award, Gerecht is encouraged to break new research ground. “Now we have the opportunity to go in new […]

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David Gracias elected AIMBE Fellow

January 15, 2015

David Gracias has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s College of Fellows. AIMBE Fellows are the most accomplished and distinguished leaders in the fields of medical and biological engineering, and I hope you will join me in congratulating David on the tremendous honor. David, a professor of Chemical and […]

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Sharon Gerecht named first Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar

January 14, 2015

Sharon Gerecht, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the first Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar. This named award is given to a senior assistant or associate professor to recognize accomplishment and to promote professional development. It recognizes Sharon’s groundbreaking research into the mechanisms underlying cell […]

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Gerecht receives American Heart Association Established Investigator Award

December 5, 2014

Sharon Gerecht, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received an American Heart Association Established Investigator Award. The five-year grant supports mid-career investigators with “unusual promise” and “an established track record of accomplishments” who have demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science. The AHA funded only four of these prestigious […]

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Graduate Alumna wins AICHE Industrial R&D Award

October 23, 2014

Dr. Van Truskett, a former Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering, has won AIChE’s Industrial Research and Development Award for 2014. This award recognizes individuals or teams from outside of academia for innovative research that has resulted in successful commercial developments for new products or processes. Click here for more information about Dr. Truskett’s accomplishments.

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Welcome, ChemBE Class of 2018!

August 26, 2014

Yesterday, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomed 103 freshmen to its undergraduate program! We’re looking forward to working with this new batch of talented students over the next four years.

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Postdoctoral fellow Kimberly Stroka wins the Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society

July 21, 2014

The department would like to congratulate Dr. Kimberly M. Stroka, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Konstantopoulos lab, on winning the Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society. Winners receive a crystal award, a complimentary registration to the Biomedical Engineering Society’s annual meeting, a $1,000.00 check, a (up to) $1,000.00 travel expense reimbursement, and […]

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Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

May 23, 2014

At the 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recognized nearly 100 students for earning their baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in the 2013-2014 academic year. We congratulate our excellent students on their accomplishments and wish them a bright, successful future!  

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Professors Konstantopoulos and Sun discover an alternate mechanism of cell migration in confined spaces

May 16, 2014

Dr. Konstantinos Konstantopoulos, Professor and Department Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Dr. Sean Sun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering have discovered an alternate mechanism of cell migration in confined spaces. They published their findings in the April 24, 2014 issue of the highly recognized Cell journal. You can view the official News […]

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