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Scientists demonstrate a better, more eco-friendly method to produce hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is used to disinfect minor cuts at home and for oxidative reactions in industrial manufacturing. The pandemic has further fueled demand for this chemical and its antiseptic properties. While affordable at the grocery store, H2O2 is actually difficult and expensive to manufacture at scale.  A team led by the University of Illinois […]

ChBE students earn 2021 Beckman Institute student fellowship and award

Two chemical and biomolecular engineering students were recently named recipients of the 2021 Beckman Institute student fellowships and awards. The awards, which are presented to undergraduate and graduate students, will be celebrated with a virtual celebration in July. Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship In honor of Nadine Barrie Smith’s life and achievements, Smith’s husband, Andrew Webb, […]

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