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October 2016

October 21, 2016
Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Engineering honored six distinguished graduates of the school at a gala event on Thursday, October 13, recognizing alumni achievement in surgical technology, infrastructure innovation, space exploration, education, and the petroleum industry. Of those honored, two were chemical and biochemical graduates. 

September 2016

September 26, 2016
CBE’s rich history celebrated the promise of the future during the first annual CBE Alumni Networking Event on September 14, 2016, in Jersey City. Seventy CBE alumni and faculty reconnected, catching up on careers, family, and their alma mater, and witnessed presentation of the first Dr. Alkis Constantinides Endowed Scholarships. In addition to the scholarships, “Dr. C” gave recipients Elizabeth McGinley (junior) and Jihyun Park (senior) each an additional $1,000 gift towards their school expenses.
September 19, 2016
Prof. Shishir Chundawat, CBE Assistant Professor, has received an NSF award (#1604421) of $449,678 from CBET (Catalysis & Biocatalysis PRogram), co-funded by the Division of Materials Research through the BioMaPs program, for a project titled “A Multiscale Approach to Characterizing Interfacial Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes” to investigate the rate-limiting steps of carbohydrate-active enzymes (CAZymes) involved in cellulosic biofuel production.
September 9, 2016
Take a look at some pictures from our first student event of the semester.  CBE Facebook Page

August 2016

August 10, 2016
The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) Awards Committee has selected Dr. Fernando Muzzio to receive an Inventor of the Year Award.  The award recognition is for: Lynch pin inventions for advanced products and processes for pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical industries. Congratulations Dr. Muzzio!

July 2016

July 26, 2016
Marianthi Ierapetritou who has been selected to receive the 2016 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award from the CAST Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). This is a major honor as it... "recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of computing and systems technology to chemical engineering". It is sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company and it comes with a plaque and $3,000.

June 2016

June 29, 2016
SUMMER 2016  Anik Chaturbedi (Ramachandran/Shapley) Subhodh Karkala (Ramachandran) Zilong Wang (Ierapetritou)  
June 21, 2016
Professor Benjamin Glasser has been selected to receive this year’s PSRI Lectureship Award in Fluidization from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). This award recognizes an individual's outstanding scientific/technical research contributions with impact in the field of fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems. Prof. Glasser is being recognized for pioneering contributions to our understanding of instabilities in fluidization and fluid-particle flow systems, and chemical and pharmaceutical fluidization processes. As part of the award, Prof.
June 21, 2016
CBE Distinguished Professor Alex Neimark has been selected to receive the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research for the academic year 2015-2016. The BOT awards, which honor faculty members who have made distinguished research contributions to their discipline and/or society at large, was presented by President Barchi at the Faculty Year-end Awards event.   Photo: Prof. Neimark (right) with the recipients of the 2016 BOT awards.
June 6, 2016
Founded in 1908, AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 45,000 members from more than 90 countries. Fellows are elite members of the institute who have practiced chemical engineering for more than 25 years and made significant contributions to the profession.

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