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Gabriel Burks

Welcome! Gabriel Burks joins the faculty

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to introduce Gabriel Burks, who joins the faculty as assistant professor. Burks is an expert in polymer physics, STEM education research and entrepreneurship at the intersection of agriculture and technology. His research …

Nosang Myung

Nosang Myung elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Nosang Myung, the Bernard Keating-Crawford Professor of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election as an NAI Fellow is the highest professional honor awarded solely to academic inventors. The NAI …

Illustration of the Machine Learning-Assisted Ultrafast Flash Sintering of High-Performance and Flexible Silver-Selenide Thermoelectric Devices

Flash! A superfast new method to manufacture high-performance thermoelectric devices for energy harvesting and cooling

Yanliang Zhang, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and collaborators Alexander Dowling and Tengfei Luo, have developed a machine-learning assisted superfast new way to create high-performance, energy-saving thermoelectric devices. The …

David Webster

Congratulations to CBE Senior David Webster!

Senior David Webster has been selected for North Carolina State’s “Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering” Award, which recognizes the top undergraduate researchers in chemical engineering in the United States.  David will receive a plaque and an all-expense paid opportunity to …

Ph.D. student Jialing Xu with filter sample

Removing heavy metals from water with innovative 3D-printed filters

Chemical engineers at the University of Notre Dame have developed a highly effective filter for removing lead and other toxic heavy metals from water. The new filter is sensitive enough to identify and capture one metal ion, even when mixed with a million other molecules, according to William …

Casey O’Brien receives NSF CAREER Award for chemical technology to reduce greenhouse gases

Casey O’Brien, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has …

Jennifer Schaefer

Jennifer Schaefer awarded Notre Dame’s Burns Award for outstanding mentorship of doctoral students

Jennifer Schaefer, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is a recipient of the James A. Burns, …

Group photo of the 2022 GCSP seniors

Grand Challenges Scholars take on real-world problems in energy, health, and sustainability

Five students in the College of Engineering have completed the Notre Dame Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) — …

Goodrich with students in CBE lab

Victoria Goodrich named 2022 Outstanding Teacher in Notre Dame Engineering

Victoria Goodrich, associate teaching professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is the recipient of the …

Yamil Colón

Yamil Colón receives NSF CAREER Award to advance understanding of gas adsorption in porous materials

Yamil Colón, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received the National Science …