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November 29, 2021

Postdoctoral Position available in the Phillip (tiME)n lab We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher interested in the intersection of bioengineering and translational ageing research. Projects are based on defining the multiscale dependence of ageing in the context of health and disease. These include developing cell-based biomarkers of ageing and developing a framework to define […]

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Oct 2021: Mark O. Robbins Prize honors two in ChemBE

October 7, 2021

ChemBE doctoral candidate Andrew Ruttinger (Clancy lab) and postdoc Dr. Sai Pooja Mahajan (Gray lab) are two of the three inaugural recipients of JHU’s Marc Robbins prize in high-performance computing for their advances in computational research. Dr. Mahajan won the Future Faculty award, which comes with an allocation of time on ARCH’s computational resources. Dr. […]

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Oct 2021: Protein may prevent tumor cells from entering bloodstream

October 7, 2021

A research team led by ChemBE PhD candidate Kaustav Bera (Konstantopoulos lab) is shedding light on a little-understood part of metastasis called intravasation, when cancer cells that have separated from a primary tumor enter the circulation in order to travel to other parts of the body and establish colonies. The findings were published in Science […]

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Oct 2021: Brandon Bukowski joins department

October 7, 2021

Brandon Bukowski, whose research focuses computer modeling for the development of catalysts for sustainable energy, joined the ChemBE department as assistant professor this summer. Bukowski came to JHU after completing his postdoctoral training at Northwestern University.

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Oct 2021: A first-ever materials research center for HBCUs

October 7, 2021

With support from the DoD, ChemBE department head Paulette Clancy is partnering with JHU Engineering faculty and researchers at Morgan State University to establish the Center for Advanced Electro-Photonics with 2D Materials, the first such research center of its kind at a Historically Black College or University.

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Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI) launched in 2021

October 6, 2021

…to address historic under-representation in STEM. Submit application by 12/1/2021 to be considered. The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative (VTSI)  is a $150 million initiative, backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, that will provide permanent funding to add a sustained cohort of approximately 100 new slots for diverse PhD students in JHU’s more than 30 STEM programs. As PhD students at […]

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Fall 2021 Virtual Seminar Series

September 9, 2021

Seminars will begin at 10:30am EST on the days listed below Meeting Links can be found here (JHED Required) Click here for more information about the Named Lectures Series

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2021-2022 ChemBE GRE Requirements

August 31, 2021

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required for applications for Whiting School of Engineering Ph.D. Programs. GRE scores are still required for applications to our Master’s Programs. 2022 MS Applicants can request a GRE Waiver due to COVID-19 accessibility Issues. This applies to Master’s degree applications for the following start dates: Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022.

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Gender and Racial Justice Scholars Award (Hall-Thomsen, Jones, and Wang)

July 2, 2021

While the 19th Amendment barred states from denying voting rights based on sex, it failed to address the broad disenfranchisement of large numbers of Americans-most notably Black Americans. The Gender and Racial Justice Scholars Awards awards will support student research studying structural inequalities related to gender and race to help us understand our history and […]

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Record-Breaking Number of NSF Graduate Fellowships from ChemBE

June 7, 2021

This year’s “class’ of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships contained a record number of six students from the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. These NSF Fellowships are selected for their outstanding record as a young researcher in STEM fields. Beyond the prestige of these awards, the financial support allows the winners greater freedom […]

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Student-Engineering Professional Discussion on Race in the Workplace

February 25, 2021

On February 24, the JHU chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers held a student-professional-inclusive discussion focusing on racial diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The speaking panel featured Charles Ndiaye and Damini Agarwal, two WSE alumni now working in industry who were able to give great insight on topics of profession diversity, both […]

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Dr. Stavroula Sofou Awarded Grant to Develop a New Approach to Fighting Resistant Metastatic Cancer

February 10, 2021

    Using a $125,000 grant from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust, Stavroula Sofou, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a researcher with the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, is developing a new approach to fighting metastatic cancer resistant to other therapies.   Clinical studies using high-energy radiation in the form of alpha-particles against […]

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