Self-healing phenomenon could reduce defects that rendered quasicrystals impractical.
Resurrecting quasicrystals: Findings could make an exotic material commercially viable
Sasha Cai Lesher-Pérez to join U-M Chemical Engineering in 2022
Sasha Cai Lesher-Pérez will join U-M Chemical Engineering in Fall 2022 as an assistant professor.
War and Professorship
U-M College of Engineering honors Suljo Linic on his amazing journey to the Martin Lewis Perl Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering.
Jovan Kamcev receives NAMS Young Membrane Scientist Award
U-M ChE Assistant Professor Jovan Kamcev has received a Young Membrane Scientist Award from the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) for research into developing next-generation membranes for brine concentration via electrodialysis.
$2M to replace fossil fuels with solar power in fertilizer production
The new approach could enable farmers to produce ammonia on-site, and also reduce CO2 emissions from fertilizer production.
Machine learning links material composition and performance in catalysts
Understanding how to design better catalysts could enable sustainable energy tech and make everyday chemicals more environmentally friendly.
Remembering H. Scott Fogler, 1939-2021
He changed the chemical engineering profession as a researcher, scholar, author, and, most importantly, a skilled and accomplished educator.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso named next ADGPE
“I am delighted to work with Michigan Engineering leadership to reimagine graduate education for a post-pandemic world.”
Solving the plastic shortage
New catalyst could stabilize supplies of one of the world’s most important plastics.
Three faculty members awarded a $1.5M DoE grant
Professor Nina Lin, and co-PIs, professors Andrew Allman and Maciek R. Antoniewicz, will be working on this project.
New protein engineering method could accelerate the discovery of COVID-19 therapeutics
The method could one day be used to develop nanobodies against other viruses and disease targets as well.
Nanoengineering integrates crystals that don’t usually get along
A team of computational and experimental engineers demonstrate a blueprint for building materials with new properties from nanocrystals.
Jovan Kamcev receives DOE Early Career Award
Kamcev is one of only 51 researchers from U.S. universities to receive the award this year.
Eight ChE students awarded NSF Fellowships
Five graduate and three undergraduate students are 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship recipients
Lola Eniola-Adefeso elected to AIMBE Board of Directors
Eniola-Adefeso is one of two directors at-large elected to the AIMBE Board of Directors. She began her term April 1, 2021.
Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda
Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.
ChE in top 10 in new U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings
Consistently ranked among the nation’s best chemical engineering departments, U-M has risen to 10 in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate program rankings.
In Memoriam- Barry Barkel
The former ChE lecturer, passed away on February 27, 2021 in Englewood, Florida. “He brought some real-life experience to the students and had a knack for relating to them.”
Light-twisting ‘chiral’ nanotechnology could accelerate drug screening
A new approach makes liquid-crystal-like beacons out of harmful amyloid proteins present in diseases such as Type II diabetes.
Sunitha Nagrath elected fellow of AIMBE
Nagrath is recognized for her pioneering work on microfluidic technologies for circulating tumor cells isolation and genotyping leading to novel cancer treatments.