Department of Chemical Engineering professor, Suljo Linic, honored by the American Chemical Society for Creative Research in Catalysis.
Suljo Linic receives American Chemical Society Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis
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.
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.
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.
Behind the Paper: Structure-color to control heat flow at high temperatures
This PhD student blog post explores heat-resistant nanostructures leveraging structure-color effects that could be used to turn heat into electricity.
Heat-resistant nanophotonic material could help turn heat into electricity
The key to beating the heat is degrading the materials in advance.
Mitigating Carbon Dioxide and Nitrate Emissions Using Renewable Energy
Testing a novel chemical process that could simultaneously reduce emissions and remediate pollutants.
Visualizing nanoscale structures in real time
Open-source software enables researchers to see materials in 3D while they’re still on the electron microscope.
Sharon Glotzer receives Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship
Sharon C. Glotzer, Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, has received the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Academic-industrial partnership to develop new technology for boron removal from contaminated waters￼
Jovan Kamcev, U-M ChE assistant professor, was recently awarded funding from the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) for a collaborative project between University of Michigan, Yale University, and Magna Imperio Systems.
Behind the Paper: Enabling Multi-Objective Antibody Optimization
This PhD student blog post explores the use of machine learning for simultaneously optimizing antibody affinity and specificity, which could help accelerate drug development.
Andrej Lenert receives NSF Career Award￼
U-M ChE assistant professor, Andrej Lenert, has received a Career Award from the National Science Foundation for enabling light-driven thermodynamic cycles.
Lola Eniola-Adefeso and international team receive $7.5M for cardiovascular disease research
U-M ChE professor, Lola Eniola-Adefeso, is part of an international research team that recently received $7.5 million from the Leducq Foundation for their AntheroGEN project focused on sex-specific mechanisms of cardiovascular disease.
Durante Pioche-Lee receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
U-M ChE PhD student Durante Pioche-Lee has received a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which is granted annually to individuals demonstrating superior scholarship and commitment to teaching and research.
$2.38M to test nano-engineered brain cancer treatment in mice
A protein that crosses the blood-brain barrier carries a drug that kills tumor cells and another that activates the immune system.
Nanobiotics: model predicts how nanoparticles interact with proteins
Nano-engineered drugs that stop harmful bacteria and viruses could be on the horizon.
Nicholas Kotov elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Nicholas Kotov, Irving Langmuir Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Only 13,500 members have been elected since 1780.
José Carlos Díaz receives National Water Research Institute AMTA Fellowship for Membrane Technology￼
PhD student, José Carlos Díaz, has received a National Water Research Institute AMTA Fellowship for Membrane Technology. The fellowship supports research projects that advance membrane technologies in the water, wastewater, or water reuse industries.
Bryan Goldsmith receives OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry
Dow Corning Assistant Professor Bryan Goldsmith receives the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry. The American Chemical Society (ACS) grants the award biannually through their Computers in Chemistry (COMP) Division.
Interpretable machine learning in catalysis
Recent research from U-M ChE professors Suljo Linic and Bryan Goldsmith and their co-advised PhD student Jacques Esterhuizen explores recent advances in machine learning approaches for heterogeneous catalysis.