Beloved member of the U-M ChE alumni community, Peter B. Lederman died on June 9, 2020, at the age of 88.
Culture and Community
In Memoriam: Peter B. Lederman, ChE alumnus
In Memoriam: Mary Jane Northrop
ChE Technical Communication Lecturer passed away on July, 20, 2020.
Welcome to our new ChE Faculty
The department will welcome two new assistant professors this year, Andrew Allman and Xiwen Gong; Allman will join the faculty in September 2020 and Gong in January 2021.
Susan Montgomery retires from the department
Her colleagues and former students talk about the impact she has had on the department and thank her for her support and dedication to students and education.
ChE stands united against racism
Sharon Glotzer, the Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, addresses the ChE community and shares support for the Black Lives Matter movement
Dr. Susan Montgomery retires from Chemical Engineering after 27 years
Montgomery transitions to a three-year period of phased retirement during which she will serve the College of Engineering as an academic coach
Grad students coping under COVID-19
Through vlogs, students share their frustrations and the silver linings they’ve found while self-isolating.
2019 Weber Lecture celebrates legacy of Professor Emeritus Walt Weber, Jr.
ChE PhD alumnus Abhaya K. Datye delivers first Weber Lecture since death of event’s namesake
2019 ChE Homecoming Events
The Department of Chemical Engineering hosted an 80th birthday breakfast for Professor Scott Fogler on October 4, during Michigan Engineering Homecoming Weekend.
New ChE Faculty
The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomed two new faculty members this fall, Maciek Antoniewicz and Jovan Kamcev.
In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Rane Curl
Professor Curl, Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, died on May 12, 2019
John J. McKetta, Jr. (1915-2019)
Dr. John J. McKetta, Jr., alumnus, friend to students, and energy advisor to five presidents, passed away on January 15, 2019, at age 103
Rishi Narayan, co-founder of Underground Printing (UGP)
Narayan and a childhood friend started the company in 2001 when they were sophomores at the University.
Levi Thompson returns to his alma mater as dean of engineering
Levi T. Thompson, the Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, was appointed dean of the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering last fall.
Michael J. Solomon named dean of Rackham
He has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies.
New fund would provide support for College and ChemE department
Since 2007, he has endowed three funds to support the College’s students and faculty
Thomas G. DeJonghe Chemical Engineering Fund established
The fund will be used to provide need-based support for undergraduate students in the department.
Building community: Chemical Engineering PhD student creates space for LGBTQ engineers
Moran is a mentor for LGBTQ engineering students at the University of Michigan and the architect behind several inclusive programs across campus and the United States.
John Mansfield Scholarship endowed
Rhonda Germany Ballintyn (BSE ChE ’79) and Nic Ballintyn have generously provided a gift to endow the John Mansfield Scholarship and support the H. Scott Fogler Award for Professional Leadership and Service Fund.
Jerome S. Schultz Fellowship Fund will support ChE grad students
Kathleen F. and Shyam R. Suchdeo established this fund in honor of Professor Schultz, former chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, and hope it inspires fellow alumni and friends of the Department to make gifts for the same purpose.