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Joelle Frechette

Prof. Joelle Frechette named ACS Fellow

June 19, 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Joelle Frechette on her election to the American Chemical Society 2017 Class of Fellows! Dr. Frechette was recognized for significant contributions in the measurement and manipulation of surface forces and adhesion to understand and design the behavior and properties of nanomaterials and soft matter. She has served the Division of Colloid and Surface […]

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ChemBE PhD candidate selected for Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program

May 31, 2017

Last year, Johns Hopkins University and MedImmune announced their collaboration on a unique new initiative, the Johns Hopkins-MedImmune Scholars Program. The program has just selected its first Ph.D. candidates for a curriculum that will prepare them for careers in the biopharma industry. Inez Lam and Natalia Majewska, both first-year Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. students, will participate […]

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Onward and upward for close-knit Class of 2017

May 24, 2017

On May 24, 76 ChemBE seniors were among the 1,500 students graduating from Johns Hopkins University and taking the first steps in their next journeys. During their time in the department, they made discoveries in classrooms and laboratories, weathered Transport Phenomena and Separations classes, met peers who will become lifelong colleagues and friends, and selected […]

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Broadening Horizons: Undergrads try their hands at consulting

May 18, 2017

Rohan Gupta, Milena Nino, and Michael Druckman   This spring, three junior ChemBE majors tested their consulting chops through a series of student consulting club case competitions, placing first in one contest and second in another. The competitions are designed to give students—both undergraduate and graduate—real-world consulting experience as well as networking opportunities in the […]

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ChemBE PhD Candidates Honored at 2017 Diversity Recognition Awards Ceremony

May 18, 2017

Two ChemBE graduate students were recognized for their commitment to diversity and inclusion at the 2017 Diversity Recognition Awards Ceremony hosted by the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council, a coalition of faculty, staff, and students who are dedicated to cultivating a culture of inclusion at Johns Hopkins. Congratulations! Tiana Warren, a WSE/KSAS Graduate Diversity Fellow, was recognized […]

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Yannis Kevrekidis Elected a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 12, 2017

Yannis Kevrekidis, who will join ChemBE as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor on July 1, was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on April 12. Kevrekidis, currently the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University, specializes in mathematical modeling of […]

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Seven ChemBE Students Recognized by the NSF

March 22, 2017

Four ChemBE doctoral students, along with a senior undergraduate and a recent alum, have been selected to receive 2017 NSF graduate research fellowships. A fifth doctoral student was recognized with an honorable mention. Congratulations on receiving this prestigious award to: Rami Walid Chakroun, a PhD candidate at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology working in Honggang Cui’s lab. Chakroun aims to develop a drug-based […]

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Prof. Gracias and Team Win Funds to Research 3D Printing for Artery Conduits

February 13, 2017

Prof. David Gracias, as PI of an interdisciplinary team, has received NIH funding to explore the utilization of 3D printing to design and develop a novel right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit that increases its size via tailored self-unfolding. Right ventricle–to–pulmonary artery (RV-PA) conduits are frequently used as a surgical palliative treatment for a variety of congenital heart diseases in infants and children. Due […]

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