A Plan for the Future One of the most highly ranked departments within the University, we are still making bold plans for the future that include new faculty hires to support the Notre Dame mission and build an even stronger more impactful program for our students and our local and global communities.
A Plan for the Future
Controlling Chemical Reactions Catalysts are the knobs that give engineers the ability to control chemical reactions, specifically the reations that transform raw materials into useful products. Advances in computer power, theory, and algorithms allow chemical engineers to apply quantum mechanical models to catalysts for more robust, durable, and cost effective solutions.
Controlling Chemical Reactions
Water: The Very Life of the Party From water purification to pharmaceuticals and energy generation, faculty and students in the W.A.T.E.R. lab are tailoring polymeric membranes for specific applications.
Water: The Very Life of the Party
Fine Tuning Biomass to Power Vehicles and More Having a sustainable source of fuel is essential to industry, transportation, and more. It also impacts national security. Led by Assistant Professor Jason Hicks, researchers at Notre Dame are concentrating on non-food related biomass to fine tune this renewable energy resource.
Fine Tuning Biomass to Power Vehicles and More
Microplex-Lab-on-a-Chip Faculty and students in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are taking diagnoses to a higher dimension, providing three-dimensional views of the distribution of cells and proteins for physicians.
Microplex-Lab-on-a-Chip
New Perspectives Produce Novel Results Researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are employing a unique tool — the development of molecular cavities — to create gas separation membranes capable of discriminating between gas molecules by their size. In short, they can tune the cavities to specific gas molecules, providing both high permeability and high selectivity.
New Perspectives Produce Novel Results

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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2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced
2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced
May 8, 2015

Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Notre Dame Colleges and Schools, including Arts and Letters, Engineering, and Science.

Graduate Fellowships Awarded for Biomedical Research at Notre Dame
Graduate Fellowships Awarded for Biomedical Research at Notre Dame
July 13, 2015

Two students at the University of Notre Dame, each working on distinct technologies that could change the way cancer is understood and diagnosed, have been awarded the 2015/16 Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics.

Young Faculty Named to Endowed Positions
Young Faculty Named to Endowed Positions
July 20, 2015

David B. Go, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and concurrent associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Ashley P. Thrall, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering & earth sciences, have been named endowed faculty in the College of Engineering.

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Paul McGinn

Paul McGinn

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Phone: 574-631-6151
Website: http://www.nd.edu/~pmcginn/
Office: 178 Fitzpatrick Hall
Professor McGinn's primary research interests are in the areas of the processing and properties of advanced materials. Current research programs are aimed at developing the processing tools and screening instrumentation for combinatorial materials development and discovery. The combinatorial ...
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Paul McGinn

Professor McGinn's primary research interests are in the areas of the processing and properties of advanced materials. Current research ...
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Bryson McKay Rytting

Bryson McKay Rytting

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Phone: 574-631-5580

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Ph.D Candidate Advisor: Dr. Peter Kilpatrick
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Bryson McKay Rytting

Ph.D Candidate Advisor: Dr. Peter Kilpatrick
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Michael Handlogten

Michael Handlogten

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Phone: 574-631-3411
Office: A69 Fitzpatrick Hall

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Başar Bilgiçer Title of Dissertation:Design of Heterobivalent Inhibitor of Allergy and More Physiologically Relevant Allergy Model
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Michael Handlogten

Advisor: Dr. Başar Bilgiçer Title of Dissertation:Design of Heterobivalent Inhibitor of Allergy and More Physiologically Relevant ...
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