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
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
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
Point of Care Medical Diagnostic Technologies It's no secret, the earlier diseases, viruses, and pathogens can be detected, the better for individuals and society. Early detection gives physicians and their patients the extra edge needed to help save more lives and to reduce health care costs.
Point of Care Medical Diagnostic Technologies

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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Notre Dame Collaborations Receive Seed Grants for High-Impact Research
Notre Dame Collaborations Receive Seed Grants for High-Impact Research
September 3, 2014

The Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce that it has awarded seed funding to five new research projects across three interdisciplinary themes: precision medicine, environmental health, and mobile diagnostics. In each case, the funds will be used to gather preliminary data and validation of innovative ideas proposed by Notre Dame faculty and their collaborators to solve difficult real-world problems.

Notre Dame and Major New York Medical Group Collaborate on Biomedical Research
Notre Dame and Major New York Medical Group Collaborate on Biomedical Research
September 8, 2014

The University of Notre Dame and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have announced a plan to collaborate on biomedical research projects, student training, joint conferences and other forms of academic exchange.

Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term
Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term
September 15, 2014

Peter Kilpatrick, the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected as chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).

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David Leighton

David Leighton

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Phone: 574-631-6698
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Office: 179 Fitzpatrick Hall
Professor Leighton's research interests are in the areas of fluid mechanics and separation processes. Of particular interest is the way in which mathematics may be applied to improve our understanding of physical processes that occur in these areas. Current research projects include the study ...
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David Leighton

Professor Leighton's research interests are in the areas of fluid mechanics and separation processes. Of particular interest is the way ...
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Liyuan Sun

Liyuan Sun

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Office: 310 Stinson Remick, 209 Radiation Lab

Liyuan Sun

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Benjamin Meekins

Benjamin Meekins

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Phone: 574-631-9507

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Prashant Kamat Title of Dissertation: Photocatalyst./Co-Catalyst Systems and Their Roles in Enhancing Water Oxidation
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Benjamin Meekins

Advisor: Dr. Prashant Kamat Title of Dissertation: Photocatalyst./Co-Catalyst Systems and Their Roles in Enhancing Water Oxidation
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