As a student, Kizito Madu worked to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department and surrounding communities.
One of Chemical Engineering’s newest alumni leaves behind an important legacy
Eight ChE students awarded NSF Fellowships
Five graduate and three undergraduate students are 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship recipients
Chemical engineering graduate students explain how they adjusted to COVID-19
The video is a part of a new Michigan Engineering vlog series, #GradStudentExplains, in which the six students shared their personalities and their perspectives on life as a graduate student.
Chemical Engineering graduate recruitment goes virtual
Participants in this year’s prospective graduate student recruitment visit experienced Michigan Chemical Engineering from an entirely new vantage point–online.
Rich Lesser (BSE ’83), CEO of BCG, to give virtual commencement address to Michigan graduating seniors
Lesser recalls graduating during a recession when job prospects were bleak.
Congratulations to the ChE class of 2020!
The department, College, and University are making plans for remote celebrations in honor of the graduating class.
ChE Classes during COVID-19
Teaching and learning online during the pandemic.
ChE 330 Student Feedback
How are the students doing?
Chemical Engineering at 2019 AIChE Meeting
The student chapter and the chapter’s advisor, H. Scott Fogler, received recognition at the 2019 AIChE Student Conference
Seven ChE students named NSF Fellows
Congratulations to our most recent National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) recipients
Two doctoral students awarded graduate fellowships
Joseph Cicchese and William Kelley receive 2019 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards
Michigan Chemical Engineering undergraduate program re-enters top 10 in U.S. News rankings
Consistently ranked among the nation’s best chemical engineering departments, U-M re-enters the top 10 in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s annual undergraduate program rankings. U-M Chemical Engineering is ranked 7—up from a tie for 11 in 2018—in the U.S. News’s 2019 chemical engineering undergraduate program rankings. Other U-M rankings of note include: The […]
ChE GradExpo 2019: Explore Graduate Studies in Chemical Engineering
what is it? An immersive 1-day workshop at the University of Michigan that gives undergraduate sophomores and juniors in the United States exclusive access to outstanding faculty and graduate students, who will help participants decode the graduate school application process and discover the opportunities that a chemical engineering graduate degree can unlock. Applications are currently […]
Four ChE students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Four chemical engineering students—two graduate and two undergraduate students—are National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship recipients. NSF selected 2,000 students nationwide from more than 12,000 applications to receive an award offer. Chemical engineering’s awardees are: Brianna Lax, undergraduate student Jonathan Lee, first-year PhD student, Lola Eniola-Adefeso’s Lab Daniel Matera, second-year PhD student, Brendon Baker’s […]
Building community: Chemical Engineering PhD student creates space for LGBTQ engineers
For years, Chemical Engineering PhD student Shannon Moran searched for a mentor who mirrored herself. She had female engineering students in her classes and female engineering professors, but it wasn’t until 2012—after Moran had entered the workforce and joined the Boston Consulting Group—that she found an out LGBTQ mentor. Now, Moran is a mentor for […]
Cookies, coffee, chocolate and … gin?
Chemical engineering students are getting a chance to apply their chemical engineering fundamentals to many food and drink related projects thanks to lecturer and research fellow Dr. Laura Hirshfield (BSE ’07). Dr. Hirshfield previously taught our product design class for two years, and many projects involved the food and beverage industry, such as a straw […]
CHE NSF and NDSEG graduate fellowship recipients
This program supports outstanding students with high potential in science, technology, engineering and mathematics early in their graduate training.
Onajite Shemi: Contributing to the field of research
Status: PhD candidate Hometown: Warri (Nigeria) and Queens, NY Department: Chemical Engineering Onajite Shemi, PhD candidate in chemical engineering at Michigan, has her sights set on working for a chemical or pharmaceutical company, and aims to be a research and development director. She chose to come to Michigan to develop new skills as a chemical […]
Corine Jackman: Helping women worldwide
Status: Doctoral candidate Hometown: Long Island, NY Department: Chemical Engineering Doctoral student Corine Jackman hopes to make probiotics more effective by identifying the best mechanisms to fight against bacterial infections like bacterial vaginosis. Her research investigates the interaction and communication between bacteria in the human vaginal microbiome, and uses microfluidic co-cultivation technology to efficiently examine […]