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Jan 19, 2022  |  Research

Professor Albert Keung Receives NSF CAREER Award

Professor Albert Keung has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research proposal, “A Synthetic Biology Platform to Map and Engineer the Diverse Epigenetic Space.” The NSF describes CAREER awards as among its ” … most prestigious […]

Jan 2, 2022  |  Awards and Honors

Professor Christine Grant is the 2022 AIChE President

On January 1, 2022, Professor Christine Grant commenced her term as president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). With more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries the AIChE is the premier technical society in the world […]

Dec 6, 2021  |  Research

Genes Can Respond to Coded Information in Signals

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Albert Keung and his colleagues have demonstrated that genes are capable of responding to coded information in light signals in predictable ways, […]

Nov 23, 2021  |  Awards and Honors

Professor Richard Spontak is the International Association of Advanced Materials Researcher of the Year

Professor Richard Spontak has been selected as the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Researcher of the Year. With over 50,000 members from over 100 countries, the IAAM is a principal organization in the field of advanced materials. The title […]

Nov 16, 2021  |  Research

New Images Lead to Better Prediction of Shear Thickening

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Shear thickening is a phenomenon that can occur when particles are suspended in a low-viscosity solution. If the concentration of particles is high […]

Nov 11, 2021  |  Students

AIChE Student Chapter Members at the 2021 AIChE National Meeting

Our AIChE student chapter members have a long history of attendance and participation at AIChE national meetings. Following last year’s pandemic-driven hiatus, chapter members made their presence known at the in-person 2021 AIChE National Meeting in Boston. Their activities and […]