News

November 2017

November 9, 2017
Jonathan Colon recently delivered at 2017 SACNAS: The National Diversity in STEM Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
November 9, 2017
A US Patent (Patent No.: 9,765,196) entitled "Inorganic Ionomers Made from Minerals” was recently issued to Dr. Hara and a collaborator, Dr. Lehman. The invention is on the development of inorganic polymers, which have various advantages over organic counterparts including abundance of source material, non-flammability, low toxicity, and excellent thermal and chemical resistance.  
November 8, 2017
The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering is pleased to announce that each of the department’s assistant professors has been recognized by the National Science Foundation with 2017 funding. The department has extensive research expertise in areas that include advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing, energy and biofuels, process systems and reaction engineering, complex fluids and nanostructured materials, biotechnology, and bioengineering.  
November 2, 2017
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced that Christine B. Seymour, PhD, Director at Pfizer, Inc., will become President of AIChE in 2018. Seymour succeeds 2017 President T. Bond Calloway, Jr., Associate Laboratory Director at the Savannah River National Laboratory. Kimberly Ogden, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona, will become 2018 President-elect, and will succeed Seymour as AIChE President in 2019. Additionally, Rosemarie D.

October 2017

October 31, 2017
Please join us for CBE's first Industry Meet and Greet, culminating a day of events highlighting our student body.   Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: The Cove, Busch Student Center 604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway, NJ  

August 2017

August 30, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Liss                                   Merck & Co Date: Friday, November 14th 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Busch Student Center - Center Hall   For additional information, please contact LaVerne Parchmann at laverne.parchman@rutgers.edu or at 848-445-4949.  

July 2017

July 17, 2017
Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Michigan State University devise way to reduce the amount of enzymes needed to convert biomass into biofuels Biofuels like the ethanol in U.S. gasoline could get cheaper thanks to experts at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Michigan State University.
July 14, 2017
Prof. Shishir Chundawat and Rutgers rising senior (Mr. Benjamin Esposito from Rutgers CBE Graduating Class of 2018) organized and led an enzyme engineering/biofuels focussed workshop this summer with over 45 local New Jersey high school student participants. Students learned what it means to be a chemical/biochemical engineer and specifically focussed on a hands-on experiment where they measured the catalytic activity of cellulase enzymes hydrolyzing cellulosic biomass to facilitate biofuels production.
July 12, 2017
The Academic Leadership Program is a Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) program designed to help talented and diverse faculty further develop their ability to be effective academic leaders at their current institutions, or in the future at other major research institutions. Many past participants in the program have gone on to successful careers as Deans, Provosts, Chancellors, and Presidents of major colleges and universities.

June 2017

June 23, 2017
The Chancellor’s Scholar initiative was created through the New Brunswick Strategic Plan to recognize truly outstanding and highly promising scholars at Rutgers University–New Brunswick who are currently at the associate professor level. As a Chancellor’s Scholar, Ramachandran will receive $5,000 annually for innovative research initiatives and/or program development for up to five years.

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