The department would like to congratulate undergraduate student Salomon Vainstein on being named an ACS Scholar by the American Chemical Society. The ACS awards renewable scholarships of up to $5,000.00 to students who wish to enter chemistry or chemistry-related fields.
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 […]
The objective of his winning project was to find an efficient way to clean up oil-in-water emulsions after oil spills. Shiyu has developed a facile and energy-efficient method to recycle oil from oil-in-water emulsions utilizing iron oxdie nanoparticles.
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.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
Dr. Kimberly Stroka (Postdoctoral Researcher with Dr. Konstantopoulos) and Dr. Elizabeth Nance (former PhD Student of Dr. Hanes) recently won the prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Career Award at the Scientific Interface. In addition to prestige, awardees receive $500,000 in support, disbursed over five years. In addition, Dr. Stephanie Fraley, a former PhD Student of Dr. Wirtz […]
The department congratulates Dr. Daniele Gilkes, a postdoctoral researcher in the Wirtz lab, for winning the NIH Pathway to Independence Award. This award provides up to five years of support to highly promising postdoctoral research scientists. For more information about this award, click here.
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.
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 […]