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Rohit Bhargava, a Founder Professor of Engineering and Chemistry at Illinois, has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his pioneering work in the development of infrared spectroscopic imaging, and its application to life sciences research.
Congratulations to postdoctoral fellow Lydia Kisley, who was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2017. The annual list highlights innovators who are under 30 years old and work in a variety of different industries, from media to manufacturing. Kisley was included on the healthcare list.
Congratulations to our December graduates! The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering held a convocation ceremony on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, for its December graduates. The ceremony featured Illinois Chemical Engineering alumnus George P. Nassos, who received his bachelor’s degree in 1961.
Graphene quantum dots may offer a simple way to recycle waste carbon dioxide into valuable fuel rather than release it into the atmosphere or bury it underground, according to new research published by an international collaboration of scientists.
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce it is now accepting nominations for departmental scholarships through 12 p.m. noon, Tuesday, December 20.
Congratulations to graduate students Elizabeth Horstman and Yifu Zhang, winners of the School of Chemical Sciences' annual Science Image Challenge! Horstman is a member of Dr. Paul Kenis’ research group and Zhang is a member of Dr. Ying Diao’s group. Their image is called “Feathers of Autumn.”
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will hold a winter convocation ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. It will be in Room 116 in Roger Adams Laboratory, 600 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony in 117 RAL and the foyer area outside Room 116.
A University of Illinois research team has invented a highly-efficient method for producing precision catalysts that can be used for cathode reaction in hydrogen fuel cells for automobiles. The technique promises to increase the efficiency of producing shape-controlled catalysts that could have benefits beyond the automotive industry.
Graduate Research Symposium Congratulations to this year's winners of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Research Symposium! The 15th annual symposium, organized by the ChBE Graduate Student Advisory Council, was held on Friday, October 28, 2016, as part of Homecoming Weekend.
The University of Illinois Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce Stanford University Professor and Illinois alumnus Curtis Frank as its 2016 Parr Lecturer. Frank will deliver his talk, “Soft Matter at Interfaces,” at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in Room 116 of Roger Adams Laboratory, 600 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.