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February 2020

February 3, 2020
Prof. Chundawat was interviewed by Burt Sempier of WMBCTV showcasing his research team and ongoing work at Rutgers CBE in the area of cellulosic biofuels production. You can watch this interview that aired on Burt Sempier's Hometown show via the link https://wmbctv.com/portfolio-view/biofuels/

January 2020

January 29, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a two-year, $420,025 grant to Professor Charles Roth for an R21 project entitled "Surface Active Polyelectrolyte Nanomedicine for Treatment of Lung Infections in Cystic Fibrosis." The goal of the project is to develop aerosolized nanomedicines that can penetrate mucus and biofilms in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients for improved delivery and antibiotic efficacy.
January 14, 2020
Rutgers-led team develops innovative process to rapidly dissolve plant fibers. 

November 2019

November 25, 2019
The second floor lobby of Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering was teeming with industry partners, students, and faculty on Wednesday evening, November 20, for the third annual CBE Student-Industry Meet and Greet. Special thanks to all representatives for sharing their expertise in such diverse fields as pharmaceutical, energy, cosmetics, and oil/gas industries.
November 18, 2019
Dr. Shishir Chundawat from CBE Rutgers University and his collaborator from the University of Michigan, Dr. Heather Mayes, have recently been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant titled ‘Mechanism-guided enzyme engineering for fucosylated glycoconjugate synthesis’ from the Chemistry of Life Processes Program in the NSF Chemistry Division to uncover how glycosynthase enzymes synthesize prebiotic oligosaccharides or carbohydrates.
November 14, 2019
“Look at your education as a way to impact the world and target what you do – your major, the courses you take – in thinking about that bigger picture." – Christopher Sinko
November 14, 2019
“It takes grit to get through an engineering degree. But now that I’m doing legitimate chemical engineering, I’m really seeing the fruits of my labor pay off.” –Kenneth Faria
November 4, 2019
The Philadelphia-based University City Science Center has named Charles Roth as one of ten finalists in its prestigious regional 2019 QED proof-of-concept program. By spring 2020, up to three winners will be selected for awards of $200,000 each with additional support from the Science Center’s network of business and industry advisors to help them ready their technologies for commercialization.
November 4, 2019
Join the Rutgers Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering for a get together with alumni and friends. Looking forward to seeing you! November 11, 2019 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Hyatt Regency Orlando, Silver Spring I/II

October 2019

October 30, 2019
Dr. Alex Neimark, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering is inducted as a Fellow of the International Adsorption Society for his seminal contributions into the theory of adsorption and development of novel methods for pore structure characterization. Dr. Neimark research interests include thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and molecular modeling of adsorption, transport, and interfacial phenomena in nanoporous and self-assembled nanostructured materials. He published 260+ scientific papers with 20,000+ citations and Hirsch index h=66.

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