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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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Current PhD student Jenna Graham wins Whitaker Foundation Fellowship

April 18, 2014

The department is proud to congratulate third year PhD student Jenna Graham of the Wirtz lab on winning a prestigious Whitaker International Fellows Grant. This fellowship will support her one year of research abroad at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ). For more information on the Whitaker International Program, click here.

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Current PhD Student Angela Jimenez selected to attend prestigious 2014 Lindau-Nobel Laureates Meeting and wins ARCS Fellowship

April 18, 2014

Current PhD student Angela Jimenez of the Wirtz lab was selected to attend the 2014 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany. After a thorough application process, she was selected as one of the 600 young scientists in attendance to share knowledge and network with fellow researchers and over thirty Nobel laureates. Additionally, Angela has won […]

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Past and Present Johns Hopkins ChemBE Students recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

April 15, 2014

The results of the 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship competition were announced earlier this month. Several Johns Hopkins Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering students have been awarded this significant fellowship or were listed as an honorable mention during this cycle. The department is proud to congratulate them on these accomplishments. The Johns Hopkins ChemBE Students recognized […]

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Former Graduate Student Dr. Daniel Beltran wins 2014 Victor K. LaMer Award

March 13, 2014

The Victor K. LaMer award is given to an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in colloid and surface chemistry accepted by a US or Canadian University within the last three years. Dr. Daniel Beltran won this prestigious award for his doctoral thesis supervised by Professor Michael Bevan on the use of energy and diffusivity landscapes to measure […]

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Former Graduate Student Dr. Sumedh R. Risbud wins Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award

March 6, 2014

The “Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award” recognizes a young JHU scholar who is “lead author” of a recent paper in fluid mechanics for the work’s excellence, originality and potential impact. Dr. Sumedh R. Risbud won this award for his paper:  “Trajectory and distribution of suspended non-Brownian particles moving past a fixed spherical or cylindrical obstacle” and […]

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