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.
Culture and Community
Chem-E-Car Competition team heads to nationals after third place finish at regionals
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.
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.
A systems thinking approach to biology and diversity
U-M ChE’s Jennifer Linderman appointed the Pamela Raymond Collegiate Professor of Engineering.
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.
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.
U-M ADVANCE works to improve faculty diversity through hiring
Jennifer Linderman has been spearheading an interdisciplinary effort to boost faculty diversity and excellence through recruitment efforts.
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.
One of Chemical Engineering’s newest alumni leaves behind an important legacy
As a student, Kizito Madu worked to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department and surrounding communities.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso named next ADGPE
“I am delighted to work with Michigan Engineering leadership to reimagine graduate education for a post-pandemic world.”
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.”
Black biomedical scientists still lag in research funding – here’s why that matters to all Americans
In The Conversation, Omolola Eniola-Adefeso says “If science is to benefit all Americans, science first must be done by all Americans.”`
In Memoriam: Tenho Connable, ChE alumna
Tenho Connable, one of the first female engineers to graduate from the College of Engineering and a highly respected member of the U-M ChE alumni community, died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 101.
How to end discrimination in health research funding
Network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding disparities between Black and white scientists.
In Memoriam: James O. Wilkes
Long-time professor and mentor, department chair, assistant dean, and department historian passed away following heart surgery
Scott Fogler honored as Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year
Award recognizes Fogler’s outstanding contributions to undergraduate education