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Homing in on a new drug delivery method

One of the greatest challenges in treating disease is developing better ways to direct drugs only to those sites where drug activity is desired. Many drugs act indiscriminately on tissues throughout the body, leading to side effects that render them unsuitable for use. In spite of the enormous …

Jennifer Schaefer

Schaefer named one of 35 Under 35 by AIChE

Jennifer L. Schaefer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received the 35 Under 35 award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The award recognizes young engineers “who have achieved greatness in their fields,” according to the AIChE. …

Downspout on the side of Cushing Hall of Engineering

Promotions and new faculty in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce faculty promotions and new hires for the 2020 academic year. Ruilan Guo has been promoted to Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor. Guo joined the faculty in 2012. Her research interests include the …

Erick Mendez

The distance between Puerto Rico and ND doesn’t stop learning or research

The decision to conduct research over the summer for many undergraduate students presented new challenges and considerations relative to remote learning. Students understood that projects performed off campus, without the convenience of being in a research laboratory, would require additional …

Jennifer Schaefer, Matthew Webber

Schaefer and Webber named 2020 ACS PMSE Young Investigators

Jennifer L. Schaefer and Matthew J. Webber have been named 2020 Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigators by the PMSE Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The award honors early-career emerging leaders in academia, industry, and national laboratories …

PhD Student in photonics lab

Apply to the new Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program

The University of Notre Dame has announced a new interdisciplinary doctoral program in Materials Science and …

William Schneider

Schneider appointed Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

William F. Schneider, the H. Clifford and Evelyn A. Brosey Professor of Engineering, has been appointed the new chair …

Graphic showing how self sterilizing mask performs

Creating material for a reusable antimicrobial mask

Not long after the coronavirus pandemic began impacting the nation, hospitals and other health services began running …

Merlin Bruening

Bruening leads team to quantify human response to COVID-19

Across the country, public health officials have begun administering antibody tests aimed at identifying Americans who …

Two CBE faculty to serve key positions with The Journal of Physical Chemistry C

William F. Schneider and Edward J. Maginn, in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), have been …