News

September 2018

September 5, 2018
A US Patent (Patent No.: 9,985,296) entitled "Polymer-Derived Catalysts and Methods of Use Thereof" was recently issued to Professor Tewodros (Teddy) Asefa and his former PhD student, Dr. Rafael Silva. The patent is on novel synthetic methods involving self-assembly, polymerization and pyrolysis to convert polymer/silica nanocomposite materials, such as polyaniline/mesoporous silica, into nanoporous heteroatom-doped carbons and demonstration of the ability of the products to serve as efficient metal-free electrocatalysts for reactions on electrodes in fuel cells and water electrolyzers.

June 2018

June 26, 2018
Prof. Chundawat is part of a Rutgers-led collaborative research team selected by the Department of Energy (as part of DOE’s Funding Opportunity Announcement in the area of ‘Bioimaging Research for Bioenergy’) to advance research in the development of biological systems for the production of biofuels and bioproducts. The title of the project is “In planta single-molecule imaging and holographic force spectroscopy to study real-time, multimodal turnover dynamics of polysaccharides and associated carbohydrate metabolites”.
June 1, 2018
Rutgers chemical and biochemical engineering assistant professor George Tsilomelekis was awarded a prestigious CAREER award by the National Science Foundation. The award is given to early career faculty who show excellence in integrating teaching and research. 

May 2018

May 8, 2018
Alina Thokkadam, Class of 2019, Awarded 2018 Dittman/Lebo Scholarship

April 2018

April 18, 2018
During visit, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. announces legislation to expand innovative research partnerships between FDA and universities. 
April 17, 2018
CBE nominated Neharika Bhandari for Student of the Year Award! Neha, ECE Class of 2018, has been working as a CBE work-study student since freshmen year on web site and computer assignments. We will miss her!
April 17, 2018
The New Jersey American Institute of Chemical Engineers local section presented awards for leadership and academic achievements to juniors and seniors in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering on March 27, 2018.  The 2018 NJAIChE award recipients are:
April 12, 2018
Rutgers CBE Chemecar team has qualified for the national AIChE conference! They came back from a tough first run to do well and qualify in their second run at the regional competition at Princeton this past weekend.    Congratulations to the entire team and the advisors, Prof. Alex Bertuccio and Prof.Shishir Chundawat!!         
April 12, 2018
Congratulions to Jonah Williams on winning the 1st place in the research poster session at Princeton this past weekend for the mid-Atlantic conference. There were about 35 posters overall, so definitely a challenge but Jonah is thrilled to have taken home the gold for Rutgers.  Congrats Jonah on your achivement! 

March 2018

March 28, 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018   Speaker: JUAN J. DE PABLO                  Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering                  Deputy Director for Education and Outreach                  The Institute for Molecular Engineering                  The University of Chicago Title: Emerging Insights into Directed Assembly: Taking Examples from Nature to Design Synthetic Processes Time: 3:00 p.m.

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