Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Illinois

Charles Sing receives NSF CAREER Award

Charles E. Sing, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois, has received a 2017 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal, “Developing the design rules of charge sequence to inform polymer self-assembly.” The National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program’s CAREER Awards are prestigious and competitive awards given […]

Bhargava named Agilent Thought Leader

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. Bhargava is a professor of bioengineering, with laboratories at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. […]

Postdoc Lydia Kisley named to Forbes 30 Under 30

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. Kisley, 28, is a Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral […]

Department celebrates its December graduates

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. The Chicago native graduated from Austin High School and attended the University of […]

Graphene quantum dots hold promise in reducing waste carbon dioxide

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. “If we can convert a sizable fraction of the carbon dioxide that is emitted, we could curb […]

Self-nomination scholarship applications available

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. The department takes pride in its outstanding students and is pleased to reward undergraduates with scholarships made possible by our valued donors. To identify top scholarship candidates, the Awards […]

Grad students win image challenge

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.” “Needles, spherulites, and dendrites are observed in this […]

Congratulations to 2016-2017 graduate fellowship recipients

2017-2017 Graduate Fellowships Every year outstanding graduate students in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are recognized for their achievements with a variety of fellowships. Congratulations to the following recipients. Faculty advisors are listed in parentheses. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow Daniel Bregante (David Flaherty) National Institutes of Health—Chemistry Biology Interface Traineeship […]

Congratulations to graduate research symposium winners!

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.

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