Smarter Bonds for Smarter Chemotherapy In the past some cancer therapies have proven almost as devastating as the disease itself. Researchers in the College of Engineering are developing "smart" nanoparticles that can more effectively target cancerous cells, leaving healthy tissue unaffected.
Smarter Bonds for Smarter Chemotherapy
Perfecting Portable Microfluidic Diagnostic Devices Faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have developed portable microfluidic diagnostic devices that can identify a variety of toxins in real time.
Perfecting Portable Microfluidic Diagnostic Devices
Cleaning Coal Emissions Researchers at Notre Dame are developing ionic liquids that can effectively and economically separate CO2 from flue gasses so that it can be stored underground instead of being released into the atmosphere.
Cleaning Coal Emissions
Giving 20th Century Absorption Refrigeration Systems the Cold Shoulder A multidisciplinary faculty team has successfully designed several ILs with specific thermodynamic properties that promise to increase the efficiency of absorption refrigerating systems.
Giving 20th Century Absorption Refrigeration Systems the Cold Shoulder
Notre Dame Researchers Develop Paint-on Solar Cells An inexpensive solar paint, developed by Notre Dame researchers, could help the outside of your house generate electricity.
Notre Dame Researchers Develop Paint-on Solar Cells

Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Teaching and research efforts within the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering encompass biological systems, chemical systems, computation and theory, energy and the environment, materials, and microscale devices.

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Phillip To Receive NAMS Young Scientist Award
Phillip To Receive NAMS Young Scientist Award
March 5, 2014

William A. Phillip, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named one of the three recipients of the 2014 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Young Membrane Scientist Award.

Hicks Identified as Leader in Engineering Education
Hicks Identified as Leader in Engineering Education
March 4, 2014

Jason Hicks, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is featured as a “Leader in Engineering Education” by the American Society of Engineering Education. He was one of several young faculty who have been highlighted by the organization as campus stars because of their contributions and dedication — inside and outside of the classroom — to the engineering programs at their individual universities and to their students.

Tapping Solar Power with Perovskites
Tapping Solar Power with Perovskites
February 25, 2014

The cover story from the most recent issue of Chemical & Engineering News by Mitch Jacoby features research being conducted at Notre Dame and other universities around the country highlighting a new solar-cell technology. Featured work includes the research being conducted at Notre Dame by faculty and students, including Prashant Kamat and Joseph Manser.

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William Phillip

William Phillip

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Phone: 574-631-2708
Website: http://www3.nd.edu/~waterlab/index.html
Office: 121B Cushing Hall

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College of Engineering Assistant Professor
Chemical separations are essential to the production of freshwater and the generation of fuels. Traditionally energy-intensive thermal processes have been used to effect these separations. Membrane separations, an alternative to thermally-driven separations, are gaining increased attention because ...
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William Phillip

Chemical separations are essential to the production of freshwater and the generation of fuels. Traditionally energy-intensive thermal ... >Click to learn more
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Jeffrey Christians

Jeffrey Christians

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Phone: 574-631-5581
Office: Radiation Lab Rm. 211

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Jeff is a fourth year doctoral student in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at Notre Dame. He is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan where he received his bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from Calvin College in 2010 and performed research on using individual CdSe ...
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Jeffrey Christians

Jeff is a fourth year doctoral student in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at Notre Dame. He is originally from Grand ... >Click to learn more
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Yong Huang

Yong Huang

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Phone: 574-631-8366

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Joan Brennecke Title of Dissertation: Thermal Stability and Phase Transitions of Ionic Liquids
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Yong Huang

Advisor: Dr. Joan Brennecke Title of Dissertation: Thermal Stability and Phase Transitions of Ionic Liquids >Click to learn more