The named scholarship allows students to minimize work hours outside of full-time courses, making a significant difference in the lives of students paying their way through school.
James O. Wilkes fund supports working Chemical Engineering undergraduates
Using nano-helical polymers to improve optoelectronic chips
Findings will be useful in next-generation optoelectronics, polarization imaging and cryptographic communication.
$3.8M grant supports protein engineering technologies that improve brain delivery of neuroprotective antibodies for treating Alzheimer’s disease
The research will involve developing and optimizing bifunctional antibodies, which target one molecule at the blood-brain barrier for transport into the brain and a second molecule in the brain to mediate neuroprotective function.
Undergraduate senior aims to reduce laboratory waste as part of honors capstone project
The project provides a renewed opportunity for conversation around the importance of waste awareness and strategies for reduction in the community.
Funding received to advance nanotechnology for cancer treatment
Funding from the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery supports nanotechnology to improve cancer detection and diagnostics.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso President-Elect of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
As AIMBE President, Eniola-Adefeso will advocate for action on pressing issues at the intersection of medicine and engineering.
New funding will advance desalination and water reuse technologies across the U.S.
Jovan Kamcev receives funding as one of 12 projects selected by the Department of Energy to improve the energy efficiency of desalination and water reuse technologies across the country.
“Hedgehog” particles demonstrate new potential for green catalysis
Chemical Engineering-led research finds new potential for green catalysis using a unique property of hedgehog particles.
Bryan Goldsmith receives 1938E award
Considered one of the most prestigious awards given by the College, the 1938E is given to only one assistant professor in the College each year in recognition of exceptional mentorship, teaching and contribution to their department.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso named National Academy of Inventors Senior Member
NAI Senior Members are rising stars who foster a spirit of innovation while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.
Jovan Kamcev receives NSF CAREER Award
Jovan Kamcev has received an NSF CAREER Award to study interactions that govern ionic selectivity and conductivity of ion-exchange membranes.
Joerg Lahann honored as AAAS Fellow
Joerg Lahann honored by AAAS for distinguished contributions to the field of polymeric materials engineering, including biointerfaces prepared using chemical vapor polymerization.
Michigan Chemical Engineering celebrates 125 years
Since 1898, the Department of Chemical Engineering has been dedicated to driving human excellence and developing engineering solutions to overcome society’s greatest and most complex challenges.
Harsh Patel receives AMTA and Bureau of Reclamation Fellowship for Membrane Technology
PhD student, Harsh Patel receives Fellowship for Membrane Technology to investigate reducing the cost, energy usage and environmental impacts in water treatment and desalination.
The power of collaboration: Encouraging students to explore STEM
A potato battery experiment encourages students to explore their potential in STEM and learn about engineering’s role in building a more sustainable future.
Unique thermophotovoltaic property could be used to improve power generation
A recent study led by Michigan Chemical Engineering PhD student Bosun Roy-Layinde and recent graduate Tobias Burger shows that TPV conversion could be improved at lower temperatures with the use of waste, solar and nuclear heat.
Students honored at AIChE Annual Meeting
Michigan Chemical Engineering students received awards at the American Institute of Chemical Engineer’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
The road to Chem-E-Car nationals
The U-M Chem-E-Car team received an outstanding sportsmanship award at the national competition in Phoenix, AZ after unforeseen challenges disrupted the event. The team will compete in an upcoming virtual competition hosted by AIChE.
Understanding a cerium quirk could help advance grid-scale energy storage
It turns out cerium flow batteries lose voltage when electrolyte molecules siphon off energy to form different complexes around the metal.
Xiwen Gong selected as Amazon Physical Science Fellow
Assistant Professor selected to collaborate with Amazon by identifying game-changing discoveries that could lead to products and services that will create a better future for the next generation.