ChBE News Archive

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Fall 2014 Newsletter!

October 15, 2014

Keep up with the department through the fall 2014 ChBE Newsletter.

H2 from sunlight

Weimer Receives $2M from DOE to Develop Water-Splitting Reactor

June 19, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced its $20M investment into ten new R&D projects to advance hydrogen production and delivery technologies. The goal is to produce, deliver and dispense hydrogen at less than $4 per gallon gasoline equivalent.

Summer 2014 Newsletter

ChBE Summer 2014 Newsletter is Here!

June 18, 2014

Keep up with the department through the summer 2014 ChBE Newsletter.

Agribotix drone

McKinnon to Give Talk on Agricultural Imaging at DroneCon

June 17, 2014

Since graduating with his Ph.D. this spring, Dan McKinnon has been developing drone imaging technology for the company Agribotix; the goal is to provide field analysis to agricultural clients.

Ana Cleves

Introducing Office Administrator Ana Cleves

June 12, 2014

We are happy to welcome new ChBE Office Administrator Ana Cleves to the department.

As Office Administrator, Ana’s duties include human resources coordination for staff, faculty and post-docs; supervising administrative staff; and overseeing non-academic operations and project management of space and facilities.

Lauren Miremont

Welcome Financial Manager Lauren Miremont

June 12, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Lauren Miremont has joined the department as our new Financial Manager.

Lauren will provide pre- and post-award grant support, including budgeting, coordination with OCG/SPA, management, expenditures, and closeout. She will also support the department budget and monitor expenditures.

Bill Krantz

ChBE Professor Emeritus Bill Krantz Wins ES&T’s 2013 Best Paper on Environmental Technology

June 11, 2014

Since retiring from ChBE in 1999, Professor Emeritus William (Bill) Krantz has stayed active in the fields of water treatment and desalination.

Dan Schwartz and Blake Langdon in lab

Watching Molecules Hop

June 1, 2014

Surfaces and interfaces influence molecular and macroscopic phenomena in fields ranging from pharmaceuticals to biofuel catalysis to biomedical devices. A powerful way to understand these effects is to literally watch individual molecules move around on surfaces, something that has not been possible until now.

Professor Emeritus Bob Sani at the Thula Thula game reserve in South Africa

Where are Former Faculty and Staff Now?

May 30, 2014

We in the department are often asked about former ChBE faculty and staff: where they are, what they are doing. Below are updates on some of our wonderful former faculty and staff.

Professor Paul Barrick passed away a few years ago in his early 90s.

Caroline Szczepanski, Chris Muhich, Stacey Skaalure, Peter Mitrano, and Carolyn Schoenbaum

Focus on Award-Winning Graduate Students

May 30, 2014

Each April graduate student awards are given by the department for outstanding research, leadership, and service. This year’s winners, above shown l-r, are:

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