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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering sophomore Reahman Afshar was recently recognized for his exemplary work through the Chancellor’s Public Engagement Student Fellows Grant Program. Afshar will travel to Ghana this summer to help bring solar energy to a rural village.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Illinois is pleased to announce that Kit Gordon, Class of 1983, is this year's convocation speaker. After graduating from Illinois, Gordon went on to a successful career in the semiconductor industry in Silicon Valley. She also co-founded a natural cosmetic company and advises organizations in water resource management.
Huimin Zhao, a leader in synthetic biology, has been named the inaugural Steven L. Miller Chair in Chemical Engineering. On April 13, 2016, University of Illinois Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson presided over an investiture ceremony attended by donors Steven and Sheila Miller, colleagues, administrators, students, friends, and family.
The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a new four-year grant of more than $1.6 million to University of Illinois Beckman Institute researchers for development of innovative cancer imaging.
Thanks to generous donations from alumni, corporations and friends, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering awards scholarships annually to qualified undergraduates who are majoring in chemical engineering. Congratulations to this year's winners!

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The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applicants to fill a position at the faculty and assistant level. For more information and how to apply, please see our Faculty and Staff Openings.