Apr 11, 2017  |  Faculty

Patents Issued to Professors Kelly and Lamb

During the past few months, two patents that list CBE faculty members as an inventor were issued to NC State: Dr. Robert M. Kelly received U.S. Patent No. 9,587,256 titled “Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide with Hydrogen to Useful Products“. Dr. […]

Mar 28, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Dr. Carbonell and Senior Chris Cooper Paint the Belltower Red

The University illuminates the Memorial Belltower in red to celebrate special occasions and noteworthy accomplishments of NC State faculty, staff, and students. Two members of the CBE community have earned that honor…….. On Tuesday, March 14, Professor Ruben Carbonell was […]

Mar 27, 2017  |  Faculty

Symposium to Honor Professor Keith Gubbins – Details

On behalf of the Organizing Committee and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, it is our pleasure to invite you to the Symposium on Molecular Theory and Modeling: In Honor of the 80th birthday of Professor Keith E. Gubbins […]

Mar 6, 2017

Dickey – Genzer Research Team Precisely Controls Folding of 2-D Sheets Into 3-D Structures

A research team headed by Professors Michael Dickey and Jan Genzer has developed a process whereby the sequential folding of two-dimensional plastic sheets can be programmed as they self-transform into three-dimensional objects. In 2011, the researchers were early pioneers in […]

Mar 2, 2017  |  Faculty

Professor Velev Selected as a Fellow of the Materials Research Society

Professor Orlin Velev has been selected as a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS). Fellows are, “outstanding members whose sustained and distinguished contributions to the advancement of materials research are internationally recognized……….” Orlin has established a record of innovative […]

Mar 1, 2017  |  Faculty

Professor Stefano Menegatti Selected to Receive an NSF CAREER Award

Professor Stefano Menegatti (PhD, ’13) has been selected to receive an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal “CAREER: Light- and temperature-controlled peptide ligands for purifying blood factors and orphan enzyme drugs.” The National Science Foundation views a CAREER award among […]

Jan 10, 2017  |  Faculty

Dr. Carbonell Helps Land a New Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing

Professor Ruben Carbonell and faculty in the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) and CBE, will play key roles in NIIMBL, the newly-funded National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals. Traditional pharmaceutical production relies on chemistry to create […]

Dec 13, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Dr. Carbonell Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Ruben G. Carbonell has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). NAI Fellows are named inventors on U.S. patents who are selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents […]

Dec 1, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Dr. Rao Selected as a University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Bala Rao has been selected as a member of the 2016-17 class of University Faulty Scholars. Faculty Scholars carry their title for five years and receive an annual award for supplemental salary and benefits, or for programmatic support. The […]

Oct 5, 2016  |  Research

Drs. Zhao, Oldham and Parsons Help Develop Fabric That Breaks Down Chemical Warfare Agents

Alums Dr. Junjie Zhao (Ph.D. ’16) and Chris Oldham (B.S. ’02) and their research mentor, Dr. Greg Parsons, are members of a team that has created a fabric material containing nanoscale fibers capable of degrading chemical warfare agents (CWAs). The […]