News

May 2015

May 13, 2015
Prof. Asefa is awarded a grant totaling $358,000 for the work “SusChEM: Rational Design and Synthesis of Cu/Ceramic Nanocomposites for Efficient CO2 Reduction”. In this work, Prof. Asefa’s group develops various nanostructured materials and heterogeneous nanocatalysts that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide (a green house gas) to methanol and ethanol (value-added chemical products and synthetic fuels).
May 13, 2015
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May 1, 2015
Ist Place: Katelyn Dagnall, Quantum Photocatalytic Biomass Reforming on TiO2  Under the direction of Deniz Dindi, Ashley Pennington and Dr. Fuat Celik   2nd Place: Franklin Bettencourt, Parallelization of Multi-Dimensional Population Balance Models  Under the direction of Anik Chaturbedi and Dr. Rohit Ramachandran   3rd Place: Ajay Kashi, Nanoscale Synthesis of Nickel Phosphides as Novel HER Electrocatalysts 

April 2015

April 30, 2015
Dr. Meenakshi Dutt was selected by a panel of distinguished reviewers as a winner of the highly competitive ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for Fall 2015
April 21, 2015
This award is given out to a professor in each department who the students feel have done an excellent job in teaching this past academic year.   Dr. Hara will be honored at this year's Engineering Governing Council Leadership Conference, . The conference is being held this Sunday, April 26th at the Brower Commons Faculty Dining Room on College Avenue. 
April 16, 2015
The “Grand Challenges” program, recently proposed by President Obama, aims to educate young engineers on how to address evolving global problems such as lack of water, limited access to education and malnutrition. Grand Challenge :   Tagum Link
April 10, 2015
Congratulations Fernando Muzzio for being named Faculty of the Year.  
April 10, 2015
Congratulations to Charlie Roth for being named outstanding faculty of the School of Engineering.   
April 9, 2015
CBE Graduate Student Seul-A Bae received the prestigious, and highly competitive, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) to support her PhD research. Seul-A is one of only seven Rutgers University students to receive this fellowship this year. Seul-A is working with Dr. Androulakis on deciphering the circadian-immune-metabolism interactions in colitis.
April 8, 2015
On the evening of February 17, 2015, the Rutgers and New Jersey chapters of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers held the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering’s first annual networking mixer and awards presentation. Organized by Professor Fuat Celik, the collaboration gathered a crowd of undergraduates, alumni, and professionals, all eager to meet and discuss their academic and professional experiences.

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