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Michael Bevan elected ACS Fellow

July 22, 2016

The American Chemical Society has elected Michael Bevan, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, to its 2016 class of Fellows. The fellows program began in 2009 as a way to recognize and honor ACS members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and ACS. Bevan and 56 other […]

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Jeff Gray wins AIChE’s Himmelblau Award

July 13, 2016

Jeffrey Gray, professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers’ David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education. This prestigious award is bestowed annually by AIChE’s Computing & Systems Technology Division to a person or group making new […]

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Rebecca Schulman receives grant from the DOE Early Career Research Program

June 17, 2016

Rebecca Schulman, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University, is among 49 young scientists across the country to receive grants from the U.S. Energy Department’s Office of Science under the agency’s Early Career Research Program. Schulman, who teaches in the Whiting School of Engineering‘s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will receive $750,000 over the […]

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Samuel Schaffter awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship

June 14, 2016

The National Science Foundation has selected 2,000 Graduate Research Fellows from across the country, including 18 current Johns Hopkins University students. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who pursue research-based post-baccalaureate degrees at accredited institutions. Sam Schaffter, one of the fellowship recipients, is a PhD candidate […]

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ChemBE mourns the passing of Charles Picek ’44

January 14, 2016

Charles Picek, ’44 (chemical engineering), died on January 9 in Ft. Myers, Fla. He was 93. During his 50 year career, Charlie specialized in petrochemical, fertilizer, pharmaceutical and environmental processes engineering. In addition to pioneering seawater evaporators to make fresh water for ships, he held several patents on filters and processes for groundbreaking work in […]

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Gerecht and Mao appointed associate directors of INBT effective January 1

November 18, 2015

The Institute for Nanobiotechnology (INBT) is pleased to announce that Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao have been appointed as associate directors, effective January 1, 2016. Both Gerecht and Mao are engaged in collaborative projects with researchers in the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and […]

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Johns Hopkins scholars, leaders celebrate faculty research awards

September 4, 2015

Scholars from across Johns Hopkins University’s 10 divisions gathered last night at the George Peabody Library to celebrate 60 innovative research projects that are being supported by the inaugural Catalyst and Discovery awards. Thirty-seven early career scholars (five of them from WSE) received Catalyst Awards and 23 cross-divisional faculty teams, which included 14 WSE faculty […]

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Student researchers collaborate virtually with help of open-source software

July 29, 2015

A summer research internship for undergraduates is not only helping them learn to build new lifesaving drug molecules and create new biofuels—it’s also testing the concept of a virtual research community. The Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology—with the help of a $200,000, two-year grant from the National Science Foundation—has launched a first-of-its-kind training program in […]

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Gemstone recognized as 2015 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year in Life Sciences

June 9, 2015

Gemstone Biotherapeutics, a Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures FastForward startup, took this year’s Maryland Incubator Company of the Year (ICOY) Award in the Life Sciences category. The 2015 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards publicly recognizes achievements by current clients and graduates of Maryland incubators and provides a forum for the nominees to increase their […]

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Hopkins team wins entry to National ChemE Car Competition

April 15, 2015

  The Hopkins Chem-E Car team competed in the Chem-E Car competition at the April 10-11 mid-Atlantic meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The Hopkins car placed 6th in the competition and the team earned a spot to compete against teams across the nation in the next AIChE National Conference in Salt Lake […]

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Wang wins Army Research Office Young Investigator Award

April 9, 2015

Chao Wang, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was awarded the Army Research Office’s Young Investigator Award this month. The Young Investigator Program provides support promising academic scientists who have received their Ph.D. or equivalent degrees within the last five years. For more information on this award, please click here.

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