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Morgan Bakies Morgan Bakies has been named 2014 Knight of St. Patrick.
Associate Professor Christopher Rao accepted the Excellence in Research Award for his research accomplishments in the area of biomolecular engineering, on topics such as infectious disease, bioenergy production, and synthetic biology.
Assistant Professor Brendan Harley receives the Everitt Award for his research accomplishments in the area of biomolecular engineering, on topics such as infectious diseases, bioenergy production, and synthetic biology.
A book by Thomas J. Hanratty on “Physics of Gas-Liquid Flows” was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2013. The text is ideal for engineers seeking to enhance the safety and efficiency of natural gas pipelines, water-cooled nuclear reactors, absorbers, distillation columns, gas lift pumps, and multiphase chemical reactors.
Assistant Professor Charles Schroeder has been named a Beckman Fellow in the Center for Advanced Study for 2014-15 at the University of Illinois. 
Centennial Chair Professor Huimin Zhao from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois is the recipient of the 2014 Gaden Award.
Young scientists and researchers from across the world will gather in Singapore for this year’s Global Young Scientists Summit.
  Teaching kids about engineering through real-life examples is one way that Brent Denton gives back to the Champaign County community.
A group of Illinois researchers, led by Centennial Chair Professor of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Huimin Zhao, has demonstrated the use of an innovative DNA engineering technique to discover potentially valuable functions hidden within bacterial genomes. 
While taking classes is one way to meet new people and stay involved during college, some students choose to become members of student organizations, often taking leadership roles in those groups.