Michigan Chemical Engineering alum and Director of EV Policy and Regulatory Affairs at General Motors, Michael Maten (BSE ’93) has been selected for 2023 Alumni Merit Award.
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Michael Maten recognized as 2023 Alumni Merit Award recipient
Introducing opportunities for the next generation of STEM scholars
Local high school students learn about pressure sensors, nanotechnology and renewable energy as an introduction to research and engineering.
Q&A with Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Student Asesh Chanda
Asesh Chanda discusses his internship in the Nikolla Lab and exploring graduate-level research.
Michigan Engineering student team wins round two of IBM Call for Code challenge with traffic management solution
The undergraduate student team has developed Traffic AI, a system that uses machine learning to reduce traffic congestion and lower carbon emissions.
Q&A with Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Student Noor Guron
Noor Guron shares her summer internship experience and career goals moving forward.
James O. Wilkes fund supports working Chemical Engineering undergraduates
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.
Putting concrete’s floatation abilities to the test
Chemical Engineering students help the Michigan Concrete Canoe Team place third overall at regionals.
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.
Demonstrating the importance of water filtration and conservation
Fourth through sixth grade students participated in a filtration experiment led by the Kamcev Lab to learn about how scientists and engineers aim to solve the looming global water crisis.
Student-led initiative tests a solar-powered refrigerator in rural communities
Creating a sustainable solution to increase vaccine accessibility.
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.
‘I’m supposed to be here’
PhD student José Carlos Díaz shares his remarkable path from Cuba to chemical engineering at U-M.
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.
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.
Alum Eranda Nikolla returns to U-M as Professor of Chemical Engineering
Nikolla’s research will expand upon the idea of developing efficient chemical and energy conversion and storage processes through heterogeneous catalyst design to minimize environmental impact.
Celebrating a distinguished career – Sandy Swisher
Marketing Communications Specialist, Sandy Swisher retires after a 43-year-long career at the University of Michigan.
Supporting the next generation: G. Brymer Williams Scholarship
Established in memory of a professor emeritus, the G. Brymer Williams Scholarship continues to support the next generation of chemical engineers.
Chem-E-Car Competition team heads to nationals after third place finish at regionals
The U-M Chem-E-Car team placed third in the American Institute of Chemical Engineer’s regional competition in April after a turbulent path to the competition. This November, the team will move on to the national competition in Phoenix.
Rebecca Lindsey joins Michigan Chemical Engineering
New Assistant Professor Rebecca Lindsey’s work will focus on chemistry in multiscaled systems and material evolution under extreme and dynamically changing conditions.
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.