Nano-engineered drugs that stop harmful bacteria and viruses could be on the horizon.
Nanobiotics: model predicts how nanoparticles interact with proteins
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).
Twisted vibrations enable quality control for chiral drugs and supplements
Terahertz light creates twisting vibrations in biomolecules such as proteins, confirming whether their compositions and structures are safe and effective.
An all-female thesis defense committee
A PhD student and four faculty members reflect on the role gender has played in their lives as engineers—and the progress the field has made.
Prof. Eniola-Adefeso on making engineering more equitable
Video excerpts from the “Inspiring Transformation” series.
Andrej Lenert receives 1938E award
U-M ChE Assistant Professor Andrej Lenert has received the 1938E award, granted annually by the College of Engineering to an assistant professor who demonstrates outstanding teaching, counseling, and contribution to their department.
Joerg Lahann receives funding to improve cancer-fighting technologies
U-M ChE’s Joerg Lahann, the Wolfgang Pauli Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received funding for a joint industry-academic cancer research project with Gradalis. The research focuses on finding methods to utilize a patient’s cancer cells to create personalized therapeutics to treat cancer.
ChE PhD students receive Mistletoe Research Fellowships
U-M ChE’s Cailin Buchanan, Misché Hubbard and Niloufar Salehi have received Mistletoe Research Fellowships that include both a research grant and a nine-month accelerator program that partners students with hardware startups.
Nanotechnology: Theory predicts new type of bond that assembles nanoparticle crystals
Turns out entropy binds nanoparticles a lot like electrons bind chemical crystals.
A systems thinking approach to biology and diversity
U-M ChE’s Jennifer Linderman appointed the Pamela Raymond Collegiate Professor of Engineering.
Nanostructures get complex with electron equivalents
Nanoparticles of two different sizes break away from symmetrical designs.
New photonic effect could speed drug development
Twisted semiconductor nanostructures convert red light into the twisted blue light in tiny volumes, which may help develop chiral drugs.
1,000-cycle lithium-sulfur battery could quintuple electric vehicle ranges
The nanofibers recycled from Kevlar vests are harnessed in a biomimetic design to help solve a battery’s longevity problem.
New program to combine STEM education with financial literacy and travel, starting in elementary school
Adding life skills to education in science, technology, engineering and math sets students up for success, through a partnership led and funded by a Michigan Engineering alum.