The sensors will provide real-time data for smart decision-making by allowing the natural environment and the built environment to communicate seamlessly.
Wireless and battery-free sensors for sustainable smart cities
Undergraduate student explores graduate research opportunities at Michigan Chemical Engineering
The Nikolla Lab hosted an undergraduate student from Roosevelt University in Chicago as part of U-M’s Summer Research Opportunity Program.
ICOM recognizes PhD student David Kitto
Chemical Engineering PhD Student David Kitto received the World Association of Membrane Societies Oral Presentation Award at the International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes held in Chiba, Japan.
$1.3M to improve urea production and reduce carbon dioxide emissions
Rather than contributing to emissions, the production of an essential fertilizer could consume carbon dioxide, and a U-M team will explore such a method.
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.
New funding will advance desalination and water reuse technologies across the U.S.
Jovan Kamcev receives funding as one of 12 projects selected by the Department of Energy to improve the energy efficiency of desalination and water reuse technologies across the country.
Student-led initiative tests a solar-powered refrigerator in rural communities
Creating a sustainable solution to increase vaccine accessibility.
“Hedgehog” particles demonstrate new potential for green catalysis
Chemical Engineering-led research finds new potential for green catalysis using a unique property of hedgehog particles.
A “game changer” for clothing recycling?
Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels.
Jovan Kamcev receives NSF CAREER Award
Jovan Kamcev has received an NSF CAREER Award to study interactions that govern ionic selectivity and conductivity of ion-exchange membranes.
Andrew Allman receives NSF CAREER Award
Andrew Allman receives NSF CAREER Award for an objective reduction framework for sustainable process systems.
Nirala Singh receives NSF CAREER Award
Nirala Singh receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award to further understanding of electrocatalysis and nitrate reduction for a more sustainable future.
Bryan Goldsmith receives NSF CAREER Award
Bryan Goldsmith receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award to enhance the conversion of nitrate into valuable ammonia for waste management across industry, food and water systems.
Harsh Patel receives AMTA and Bureau of Reclamation Fellowship for Membrane Technology
PhD student, Harsh Patel receives Fellowship for Membrane Technology to investigate reducing the cost, energy usage and environmental impacts in water treatment and desalination.
Unique thermophotovoltaic property could be used to improve power generation
A recent study led by Michigan Chemical Engineering PhD student Bosun Roy-Layinde and recent graduate Tobias Burger shows that TPV conversion could be improved at lower temperatures with the use of waste, solar and nuclear heat.
Understanding a cerium quirk could help advance grid-scale energy storage
It turns out cerium flow batteries lose voltage when electrolyte molecules siphon off energy to form different complexes around the metal.
Two Chemical Engineering PhD students honored by Michigan Catalysis Society
Rawan Almallahi and Cameron Gruich received outstanding student presentation awards at the Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium.
New funding supports development of novel membranes for treatment of brine waste via electrodialysis
U-M ChE Assistant Professor Jovan Kamcev receives funding from the Bureau of Reclamation Desalination and Water Purification Program to develop novel membranes to treat brine waste produced in desalination plants.
Mitigating Carbon Dioxide and Nitrate Emissions Using Renewable Energy
Testing a novel chemical process that could simultaneously reduce emissions and remediate pollutants.