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As a young middle school student in Taiyuan, China, Hong Yang fell in love with chemical sciences when his teacher demonstrated the carbonization of sugar with sulfuric acid. As the black column of carbon foam emerged, he was hooked.
Congratulations to faculty and graduate students recognized by the University of Illinois School of Chemical Sciences for their teaching excellence in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Brendan Harley, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation for “EAGER: Biomanufacturing the hematopoietic stem cell niche.”
Congratulations to the University of Illinois chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers for winning an Outstanding Student Chapter Award.
We are thrilled to announce that David Boger will return to the University of Illinois campus for the Distinguished Alumni Lecture this fall.
It is with deep sadness that the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering shares news that Rebekah Schiff-Berger, a sophomore in Chemical Engineering, passed away on Friday. Our hearts go out to Rebekah's family and friends during this difficult time.
Congratulations to John A. Georges, BS ’51, who will be inducted into the University of Illinois College of Engineering’s Hall of Fame later this month. Mr. Georges will be among five individuals honored at the hall of fame ceremony on September 18 at the Beckman Institute. The ceremony is part of Impact Day, which celebrates the college’s impact on the world.
Please join us for the 2015 ChBE Homecoming Tailgate! Reconnect with fellow alumni and meet faculty and students. Enjoy food and drinks before the game. Cheer on the Fighting Illini as they take on the Wisconsin Badgers.
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to present the Fall 2015 International Paper Company Lecture Series.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Bill Hammack, a.k.a. "The Engineer Guy," celebrates "the stunning engineering that gave life to movies" in his latest video.