With applications in transportation, energy, health care and more, the center includes African universities and creates opportunities for overlooked talent in the U.S.
Largest U.S. investment in particle self-assembly seeks to deliver on nanotechnology’s promise
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.
Andrej Lenert honored among Henry Russel Award recipients
Andrej Lenert has received the Henry Russel Award, the highest honor for U-M faculty at the early to mid-career stages of their career.
A “game changer” for clothing recycling?
Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels.
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.
‘I’m supposed to be here’
PhD student José Carlos Díaz shares his remarkable path from Cuba to chemical engineering at U-M.
The power of collaboration: Encouraging students to explore STEM
A potato battery experiment encourages students to explore their potential in STEM and learn about engineering’s role in building a more sustainable future.
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.
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.
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.
Mitigating Carbon Dioxide and Nitrate Emissions Using Renewable Energy
Testing a novel chemical process that could simultaneously reduce emissions and remediate pollutants.
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.
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.