June 2019

June 19, 2019
2018-2019 Undergraduate Award Recipients 2018-2019 Graduate Award Receipients
June 11, 2019
A textbook co-authored by Prof. Glasser has received a Most Promising New Textbook Award (College) from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). The Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition textbooks and learning materials. The book titled “Attainable Region Theory: An Introduction to Choosing an Optimal Reactor” which is published by Wiley, discusses how to effectively interpret, select, and optimize reactors for complex reactive systems, using Attainable Region theory.

May 2019

May 7, 2019
More than 60 former students, colleagues, family members, and friends came together on April 10, 2019, to celebrate the life of Dr. Alkis Constantinides ("Dr. C") – professor, mentor, athlete, and family man – who passed away last fall. 

April 2019

April 25, 2019
Helen Buettner has been named a 2019 recipient of the Leaders in Faculty Diversity Award, which recognizes university wide excellence in diversity and inclusion. Professor Buettner’s award honors her “distinguished leadership as founding faculty director of the Reilly Douglas Engineering Living Learning Community and for teaching, mentoring and cultivating a spirit of collaboration among students and leading women to succeed as professional engineers”.
April 8, 2019
This past weekend Rutgers ChemE Car Team competed at Penn State University for the Regional ChemE Car Competition. For this event, teams build shoebox sized cars that carry 0 - 500 grams of water and must travel somewhere between 15 and 30 meters. The car runs and stops with the use of chemical reactions.  Teams do not know the load or distance until one hour before the competition. This time the load was 0 grams of water and the distance was 17 m. 

March 2019

March 18, 2019
The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) approved Professor Androulakis's election as a Fellow of the AIChE "the highest grade of membership - an honor reaffirming distinctive professional achievements and accomplishments". Professor Androulakis is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). 
March 12, 2019
More than 75 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering alumni, faculty, and friends attended the CBE Alumni Networking Event on March 7, 2019, at The Rutgers Club on the Livingston campus. Congratulations to Greg Russotti, PhD'97, recipient of this year's Outstanding Alumnus Achievement Award.

February 2019

February 25, 2019
Assistant Professor Shishir Chundawat (CBE) is the principal investigator of a 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award titled “Force Spectroscopy Enabled Multivalent Glycan-binding Protein Engineering.”

November 2018

November 28, 2018
Teddy Asefa made it into the list of Highly Cited Researchers in the world in 2018: . According to Clarivate Analytics, which is part of Thompson Reuters, this distinction derives from peers, who have acknowledged the influence of his research contributions in their publications and citations. He is now among an elite group recognized for exceptional research performance demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations in Web of Science.
November 27, 2018
A US Patent (Patent Number: US 10,004,682) entitled “Formulation and Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals by Impregnation onto Porous Carriers” was issued to Professors Benjamin Glasser and Fernando Muzzio and their former PhD student, Dr. Plamen Grigorov.