Burns is recognized for his contributions to the profession and technology
Mark Burns elected AIChE Fellow
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
Susan Montgomery receives achievement award
She is cited for her dedication to mentoring students and improving the climate in the College
Mark Burns is the 2019 Rexford E. Hall Innovation Excellence Award Winner
Honored for his pioneering research at Michigan
Sharon C. Glotzer elected to National Academy of Engineering
Glotzer joins Michigan Engineering dean, IOE professor as newest members of the nation’s most prestigious engineering association
Fei Wen wins 2019 David E. Liddle Research Excellence Award
Young investigator in the field of personalized immunotherapy and biocatalysis is recognized for her achievements and innovation.
Two awards grant more than 1.5 million hours on two of the world’s fastest supercomputers
One is a competitive U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science award that will power Michigan Engineering research by providing more than 1.5 million node hours combined on two of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.
How Mcubed is helping derisk research investments
Two precursors for innovation are the ability to take risks and move quickly, but conventional research funding doesn’t offer that flexibility.
Glotzer, Larson receive prestigious American Physical Society prizes
Glotzer received the Aneesur Rahman Prize for outstanding achievement in computational physics research and Larson was awarded the Polymer Physics Prize for outstanding achievement in polymer science.
Fei Wen named to 2018 Class of Influential Researchers
Wen is among the 29 engineers and scientists from laboratories in North America, Europe, and Asia identified as influential, early-career researchers based on the quality and impact of their research.
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.
Revealing the demise of native American dogs
Around 15,000 years ago, man’s best friend followed humans—most likely from Siberia—into North America, according to new findings from an international team of researchers.
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.
Nicholas Kotov receives Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
He is one of 11 faculty scientists and engineers nationwide selected for the 2018 fellow class
Linic, global delegation release solar energy research recommendations
Coral reefs are losing color and the ability to fight disease. Glaciers are melting and sea levels are rising at accelerated rates, spurring increased flooding along coastlines.
Nicholas Kotov wins gold in inaugural global academic technology award
Nicholas A. Kotov, the Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of Chemical Engineering, is one of five “Gold Prize” award winners in the 2018 Mobile World Scholar Challenge.
Johannes Schwank elected AIChE Fellow
Schwank has made numerous significant contributions to the advancement of chemical engineering and specifically to the field of heterogeneous catalysis.
New faculty award established in honor of Professor Scott Fogler
With over 50 years of service to the U-M, Professor Fogler has made outstanding contributions to the field of chemical engineering through his teaching, textbooks and research.
Micro lifesaver: Lab-on-a-chip
One of the first of these integrated microfluidic chip devices was developed at the University of Michigan by Mark Burns, T.C. Chang Professor of Engineering, from chemical engineering; David Burke, professor of human genetics; and Carlos Mastrangelo, formerly an electrical and computer engineering professor at Michigan.