Jan 17, 2017  |  Alumni

Cam Abrams Selected as a Department Head at Drexel

Alum Dr. Cameron Abrams (BS, ’95) has been selected to serve as the 7th Head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Drexel University. Cam completed his Ph.D. degree in the (then) Department of Chemical Engineering at the […]

Dec 19, 2016  |  Alumni

Alums Kathy Lee and Billy Bardin Elected to the AIChE Board of Directors

CBE graduates Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Lee (M.S. ’84), a chemical engineer at ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research, and Billy Bardin (B.S. ’95), Global Operations Technology Director at The Dow Chemical Company, have been elected as members of the AIChE Board of […]

Dec 19, 2016  |  Alumni

Alum Dr. Caryn Heldt Receives Endowed Chair in Bioengineering

Dr. Caryn L. Heldt (Ph.D. ’08), an associate professor of chemical engineering at Michigan Tech University, is the recipient of the James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair in Bioengineering. A graduate of Dr. Carbonell’s research group, Caryn has been on […]

Nov 29, 2016  |  Alumni

Alums Kevin Pait, Mark Shiflett and James Trainham Receive AIChE Awards

Three friends of the department received awards at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco: Mr. Kevin Pait (BS ’79), director of Engineering and Site Services for Catalent Pharma Solutions, received the Local Section Shining Star Award Dr. Mark Shiflett […]

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 […]

Sep 2, 2016  |  Alumni

Kenny Mineart Wins the 2016 Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science

Dr. Kenneth Mineart (PhD ‘2016) was selected as the winner of the 2016 Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science from the American Chemical Society (ACS). His selection for the Award was based upon the merit of a paper, […]