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 […]