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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Y. Elaine Zhu

Y. Elaine  Zhu

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Office: 123A Cushing Hall

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College of Engineering Associate Professor
The overall objective of Professor Zhu’s research is to understand, control and exploit the interfacial behaviors of soft materials, including colloids, polymer/biomacromolecules and etc., by using a set of novel experimental tools. The research primarily focuses on packing configuration, phase ...
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Y. Elaine  Zhu

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Yang Yang

Yang Yang

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Phone: 574-631-1835

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Paul Bohn Title of Dissertation:Bacterial Diagnostic System for Infection Diseases Siderophore-Mediated Capture and Development of SPR Sensing Platform
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Yang Yang

Advisor: Dr. Paul Bohn Title of Dissertation:Bacterial Diagnostic System for Infection Diseases Siderophore-Mediated Capture and ... >Click to learn more