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Gary Bernstein and Hsueh-Chia Chang

Engineers Bernstein and Chang elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Gary H. Bernstein, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Hsueh-Chia Chang, the Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have …

Six CBE students receive Slatt Fellowships for energy research

Six students in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering — Neila Gross, Brian Kang, Collin Kemper, Cara Kilmartin, Christina Tan, and Noah Wamble — have received the Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes. They will conduct …

Researcher in Webber Lab setting up a sample

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 …

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) …

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 …