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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Twenty-four ND Students Win NSF GRFP Awards
Twenty-four ND Students Win NSF GRFP Awards
April 4, 2016

A total of 24 current students, 19 graduate students and five undergraduates, were selected as winners of the 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, with another 17 earning honorable mention. This doubles the number of University honorees from 2015.

Kamat Becomes Editor-in-Chief of ACS Energy Letters
Kamat Becomes Editor-in-Chief of ACS Energy Letters
February 23, 2016

Prashant Kamat, the Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Science in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Radiation Laboratory and concurrent professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will serve as the inaugural editor-in-chief of ACS Energy Letters, a new peer-reviewed journal from the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Three Advance in Engineering 3MT Prelims
Three Advance in Engineering 3MT Prelims
February 23, 2016

Three competitors from the College of Engineering, two from Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, are moving to the Three Minute Thesis Finals. At the Engineering Prelim last night, Mark Summe (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), Peter Deak (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), and Maria Gibbs (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences), bested peers in a pool of 11 other challengers. They will go on to compete against finalists from the College of Science and the College of Arts and Letters at the March 16 3MT Finals event.

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Tanyel Kiziltepe

Tanyel Kiziltepe

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Phone: 574-631-1603
Office: 105 Cushing Hall

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College of Engineering Assistant Research Professor
Pre-clinical drug validation in cancers Nanoparticle based drug delivery Biochemical stabilization of biomolecular therapeutics
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Tanyel Kiziltepe

College of Engineering Assistant Research Professor
Pre-clinical drug validation in cancers Nanoparticle based drug delivery Biochemical stabilization of biomolecular therapeutics
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Fernando Garcia

Fernando Garcia

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Phone: 574-631-8366
Office: Fitzpatrick B-2

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Running, playing tennis and eating.  Title of Dissertation: Valuation of Chemical Operations Under Uncertainty
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Fernando Garcia

Running, playing tennis and eating.  Title of Dissertation: Valuation of Chemical Operations Under Uncertainty
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