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The University of Illinois Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will participate in a new campus initiative that aims to increase the number of applications, offers and enrollments of underrepresented graduate students in STEM fields.
Walter G. May, a distinguished professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Illinois, passed away on Feb. 18, 2015 in Savoy. He was 97 years old.
Please join us for the 2015 Aldrich Symposium featuring Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Director A. Paul Alivisatos.
Professor Hong Yang, the Richard C. Alkire Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor Jian-Min Zuo of Materials Science and Engineering, and their research groups have recently published a paper in Nano Letters on a new growth model uncovered by the novel liquid flow phase in situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM) technique.
University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise has honored Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Lecturer Jerrod Henderson with a 2014-2015 Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement, which celebrates faculty and staff for their extraordinary contributions in connecting the university with the broader community on issues of critical social impact.
More than 200 students converged on the University of Illinois campus this past weekend for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ regional student conference. Students competed in a variety of events, such as ChemE Jeopardy, toured nearby wastewater treatment and chemical manufacturing plants, received career advice from industry insiders, shared posters on their research, and more.
Associate Professor Charles M. Schroeder has been named the Dr. Ray and Beverly Mentzer Faculty Scholar. 
Professor Hong Yang has been named the inaugural Richard C. Alkire Professor in Chemical Engineering effective spring 2015. 
Team Illini—Ivan Villamar and Patrick Regan (Chemical Engineering), and Sean Ebihara (Chemistry)—is among the campus team winners of the 2015 U.S. Ultimate Field Trip.
Assistant Professor Brendan Harley has been named a 2015-2016 I.C. Gunsalus Scholar by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.