Dec 8, 2017  |  Alumni

CBE Honors Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients – 2017

On December 8, 2017, the department hosted a luncheon to honor four of our graduates with CBE Distinguished Alumni Awards and one graduate with a CBE Distinguished Young Alumni Award. Established in 2016, the CBE Distinguished Alumni Award and the […]

Aug 15, 2017  |  Alumni

Alums Lane Daley and Jeffrey Millman Receive AICHE 35 Under 35 Awards

Two CBE alumni, Lane Daley (’11) and Jeffrey Millman (’05), are members of the inaugural group of recipients of the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award. The award “was created to acknowledge the successes of some of AIChE’s youngest members, all […]

Jul 26, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Dane Grismer Receives NC State Professional Development Award

Alum Dr. Dane Grismer (B.S. ’09), a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Velev’s group, has been awarded the NC State Professional Development Award for Postdocs. Established in 2013, the Award is designed to assist postdoctoral scholars pursuing professional development or […]

Jul 15, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Ezinne Achinivu is a Fulbright Scholar

Alum Dr. Ezinne Achinivu (Ph.D ’14), was recently selected to be a Fulbright Scholar. The prestigious, Fulbright Program seeks to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries via the exchange of people, knowledge and […]

Apr 3, 2017  |  Alumni

Christina Tang Receives NSF CAREER Award

Alum Christina Tang (Ph.D. ‘12) has received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Tang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University. The title of her Award […]

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 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 […]

Mar 1, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Tamara Robertson was Finalist for ‘MythBusters’ Host

Tamara Robertson (BS, ’09) was one of four finalist to be co-host of MythBusters on the Science Channel.  She wasn’t selected, but a news article on the NCSU web site relates how chemical engineer Tamara left industry to pursue her […]

Feb 26, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Dennis McOwen Leads Effort to Develop a Groundbreaking New Battery

If you’re one of the 2.5 million former owners of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 you probably know lithium ion batteries have a history of overheating or catching fire. Alum Dennis McOwen (PhD, ’14) and a research team he leads […]

Jan 23, 2017  |  Alumni

CBE Honors Distinguished Alumni Recipients – 2016

On December 9, 2016, the department hosted a luncheon to honor CBE graduates who have received either CBE or College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Awards. The CBE Distinguished Alumni Award and the CBE Distinguished Young Alumni Award were established in […]