The key to beating the heat is degrading the materials in advance.
Heat-resistant nanophotonic material could help turn heat into electricity
Jeff Lievense receives the 2022 ChE Alumni Merit Award
U-M ChE alum, member of the National Academy of Engineering, and External Advisory Board member, Jeff Lievense, is the recipient of the 2022 alumni merit award.
Visualizing nanoscale structures in real time
Open-source software enables researchers to see materials in 3D while they’re still on the electron microscope.
A transformational experience — Malini Mukherji
One of chemical engineering’s newest alumni and recent NSF-GRFP recipient, Malini Mukherji, had a transformational experience at U-M through learning, research and leading the ChE honor society.
Biointerfaces Institute welcomes new members of its External Advisory Board
The U-M Biointerfaces Institute welcomes Carl Gordon and Natasha Shervani of OrbiMed as new members of its External Advisory Board.
Sharon Glotzer receives Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
Sharon C. Glotzer, Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, has received the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Academic-industrial partnership to develop new technology for boron removal from contaminated waters￼
Jovan Kamcev, U-M ChE assistant professor, was recently awarded funding from the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) for a collaborative project between University of Michigan, Yale University, and Magna Imperio Systems.
Behind the Paper: Enabling Multi-Objective Antibody Optimization
This PhD student blog post explores the use of machine learning for simultaneously optimizing antibody affinity and specificity, which could help accelerate drug development.
Andrej Lenert receives NSF Career Award￼
U-M ChE assistant professor, Andrej Lenert, has received a Career Award from the National Science Foundation for enabling light-driven thermodynamic cycles.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso and international team receive $7.5M for cardiovascular disease research
U-M ChE professor, Lola Eniola-Adefeso, is part of an international research team that recently received $7.5 million from the Leducq Foundation for their AntheroGEN project focused on sex-specific mechanisms of cardiovascular disease.
Durante Pioche-Lee receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
U-M ChE PhD student Durante Pioche-Lee has received a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which is granted annually to individuals demonstrating superior scholarship and commitment to teaching and research.
$2.38M to test nano-engineered brain cancer treatment in mice
A protein that crosses the blood-brain barrier carries a drug that kills tumor cells and another that activates the immune system.
Nanobiotics: model predicts how nanoparticles interact with proteins
Nano-engineered drugs that stop harmful bacteria and viruses could be on the horizon.
Nicholas Kotov elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Nicholas Kotov, Irving Langmuir Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Only 13,500 members have been elected since 1780.
José Carlos Díaz receives National Water Research Institute AMTA Fellowship for Membrane Technology￼
PhD student, José Carlos Díaz, has received a National Water Research Institute AMTA Fellowship for Membrane Technology. The fellowship supports research projects that advance membrane technologies in the water, wastewater, or water reuse industries.
Bryan Goldsmith receives OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry
Dow Corning Assistant Professor Bryan Goldsmith receives the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry. The American Chemical Society (ACS) grants the award biannually through their Computers in Chemistry (COMP) Division.
Seven students receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Seven students from U-M ChE have received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP).
Interpretable machine learning in catalysis
Recent research from U-M ChE professors Suljo Linic and Bryan Goldsmith and their co-advised PhD student Jacques Esterhuizen explores recent advances in machine learning approaches for heterogeneous catalysis.
Nina Lin receives NSF funding to advance microbial engineering technologies for biofuel
U-M ChE associate professor, Xiaoxia “Nina” Lin, has received NSF funding to support research and education in advancing and translating microbial engineering technologies for biofuel/biochemical production.
Nicholas Kotov receives ACS Outstanding Achievement Award in Nanoscience
U-M ChE’s Nicholas Kotov has received the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Award in Nanoscience from the American Chemical Society (ACS).