Recent News

  • We are proud to announce that ChemeBE faculty member, Dr. Jamie is a recipient of NSF’s “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty… [serving] as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.”  Her CAREER project is titled “Engineered multi-specific antibodies to interrogate and…

  • We are pleased to share with you the news that Marc Ostermeier, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected a 2021 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the Biological Sciences Section. This honor recognizes diverse accomplishments, including pioneering research, leadership within a given…

  • Over $1.2M Awarded to 8 Scialog: Negative Emissions Science Teams Eight cross-disciplinary teams working to advance fundamental science in the removal of greenhouse gases from Earth’s atmosphere and oceans will receive awards totaling $1,210,000 in the second year of the Scialog: Negative Emissions Science initiative, sponsored by Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the Alfred…

  • Qi Huang, a member of Professor David Gracias’ lab, received the AIChE’s top graduate student award in the area of carbon nanomaterials for his talk, “Stimuli Responsive Self-Folding 3D Graphene Architectures.” He delivered the talk at the Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum (NSEF) at the AIChE’s 2021 annual meeting. “My work suggests a comprehensive framework…

  • Paulette Clancy, head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), chemical engineering’s professional society.

  • With a three-year grant from the Department of Energy, a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins and partner organizations are launching the Synthesis and Processing Informed by Rational Algorithmic Learning Center, or SPIRAL, a multi-institution effort to harness the power of artificial intelligence to accelerate the optimization of low-cost materials for solar energy. Johns Hopkins…

  • Please join in congratulating Dr. David Gracias for being named as an 2021 APS Fellow. Such Fellows are recognized for having “made advances in physics through original research and publication or made significant innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology.” His citation reads “For the elucidation of fundamental concepts and the…

  • 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. Mahajan won the Future Faculty award, which comes with an allocation of time on ARCH’s computational resources. Ruttinger won…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • ChemBE faculty welcome Advanced Research Computing at Hopkins (ARCH), a reimagined and expanded facility designed to sustain advanced and data-intensive computing growth for a collaborative community of researchers. “ARCH’s basic philosophy is to create and sustain a welcoming place for high-performance computing that will provide resources to foster a collaborative community of researchers in computational…