Tuning the properties of membrane and catalyst layers could offer a promising way to optimize reactors for fuel cells, electrolyzers and partial oxidation reactions.
Catalysis and Reaction
Additive manufacturing optimizes multifunctional chemically reactive systems
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.
$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.
“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.
Bryan Goldsmith receives 1938E award
Considered one of the most prestigious awards given by the College, the 1938E is given to only one assistant professor in the College each year in recognition of exceptional mentorship, teaching and contribution to their department.
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.
Students honored at AIChE Annual Meeting
Michigan Chemical Engineering students received awards at the American Institute of Chemical Engineer’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
NOBCChE recognizes PhD student James Akinola
Chemical Engineering PhD student, James Akinola received the overall best graduate student poster presentation at the 49th annual National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers conference.
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.
Alum Eranda Nikolla returns to U-M as Professor of Chemical Engineering
Nikolla’s research will expand upon the idea of developing efficient chemical and energy conversion and storage processes through heterogeneous catalyst design to minimize environmental impact.
Suljo Linic receives American Chemical Society Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis
Department of Chemical Engineering professor, Suljo Linic, honored by the American Chemical Society for Creative Research in Catalysis.
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.
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.
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.
Nicholas Kotov honored by MRS with the David Turnbull Lectureship
U-M ChE’s Nicholas Kotov has been recognized by the Materials Research Society (MRS) with the David Turnbull Lectureship for foundational discoveries in interface-based engineering of self-organizing materials.
Improving the production of hydrogen through solar power
U-M ChE Assistant Professor Nirala Singh has received funding to help improve the efficiency of producing hydrogen fuel through solar power. The research is part of a sponsored agreement between SunHydrogen, Inc. and U-M.
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.
Machine learning links material composition and performance in catalysts
Understanding how to design better catalysts could enable sustainable energy tech and make everyday chemicals more environmentally friendly.