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Sakul Ratanalert joins ChemBE as lecturer

August 1, 2018

Sakul Ratanalert will join ChemBE as a full-time lecturer Aug. 1. Ratanalert, who earned his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Chemical Engineering in 2018 under the supervision of Mark Bathe and Gregory Rutledge, focuses his research on DNA origami. In this field of nanotechnology, DNA is used not as genetic material […]

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ChemBE Acting Advisory Board Chair David Schmalzer ’64 Receives Heritage Award

May 24, 2018

David Schmalzer, BS ’64, MS ‘65, and acting chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s External Advisory Board, was awarded the Johns Hopkins University Heritage Award in May 2018 by T.E. “Ed” Schlesinger, the Whiting School of Engineering’s Benjamin T. Rome Dean. The award was presented in recognition of Schmalzer’s long service to the […]

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PhD candidate Eugenia Volkova awarded APL Graduate Fellowship

May 18, 2018

Eugenia Volkova, PhD candidate in the Gerecht Lab, has been awarded an Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) Graduate Fellowship. Volkova studies how the physical properties of ECM-mimicking hydrogels contribute to changes in sarcoma cell migration phenotype. She is an INBT T32 Nanotechnology for Cancer Research Fellow. APL Graduate Fellowships are available to Johns Hopkins graduate students […]

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Senior lecturer Carmo Pereira wins prestigious catalysis award

May 16, 2018

Carmo Pereira, senior lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded the 2018 Catalysis Club of Philadelphia Award. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding member of the catalysis community who has made significant scientific, technological, or organizational leadership contributions to the advancement of catalysis. Pereira, who joined the department in 2015, […]

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Rebecca Schulman promoted to associate professor with tenure

April 12, 2018

Rebecca Schulman, who joined the department in 2011, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. The Schulman group designs intelligent materials and devices using techniques from DNA nanotechnology. The goal of the group is to understand how to build complex chemical systems for autonomous self-assembly, pattern formation, and detection and response. Major themes include […]

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ChemBE doctoral students honored by the NSF

April 4, 2018

Natalia Majewska, second-year PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has won a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. ChemBE doctoral candidates PJ Krohl and Josh DiGiacomo won honorable mentions, and alum Weitong Chen (BS ’15) was named a Fellow. Majewska, a member of Michael Betenbaugh’s lab, studies glycosylation in Chinese […]

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