Faculty

Jan 5, 2021  |  Awards and Honors

Professor Spontak and His Colleagues Earned an IChemE Global Award

A multi-organizational team led by Professor Richard Spontak and his colleagues has earned a “Highly commended” ranking (the British equivalent of honorable mention) for their entry, “Self-Disinfecting Polymer Prevents Spreading COVID-19,” in the 2020 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global […]

Dec 21, 2020

Profs Hall, Velev and Crook Receive Major Grant to Develop Systems for Removing Microplastic Ocean Waste

This is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. An article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences states that, “There are certain human environmental perturbations so major that they […]

Dec 8, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Professors Carbonell and Fedkiw are AAAS Fellows

Professors Ruben G. Carbonell and Peter S. Fedkiw have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. Per the AAAS web site, “Election as […]

Nov 24, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Professor Christine Grant Elected 2022 AIChE President

Professor Christine S. Grant has been elected president of the AIChE for the 2022 term. Serving as AIChE president is a 3-year commitment that spans the pre-presidential year, the presidential year and the post-presidential year. Prof. Grant, an Institute Fellow, […]

Nov 22, 2020  |  Research

Prof. San Miguel and Her Colleagues Have Developed a New Way of Studying Neural Degeneration

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Adriana San Miguel and her colleagues have demonstrated the utility of artificial intelligence (AI) in identifying and categorizing neural degeneration in […]

Nov 8, 2020  |  Research

A New Approach to DNA Data Storage

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Albert Keung and his colleagues in CBE and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a fundamentally new approach […]