April 2017

April 5, 2017
The NJ AIChE section sponsors these awards for Rutgers chemical and biochemical engineering junior and senior students in recognition of not only their excellent academic performance but also student leadership, volunteer work, research experience and achievements.  The below awards were presented at the Student Awards Dinner & Mixer on March 22, 2017. We congratulate the award winners for their achievements.

March 2017

March 30, 2017
Sagar Y. Patel Class of 2018 Awarded 2017 Dittman/Lebo Scholarship
March 22, 2017
Prof. Hara and coworkers received a grant form NSF for undergraduate research. The award is $324,900 for three years, starting May 1, 2017. The title is "REU Site: Advanced Materials at Rutgers Engineering."  The total of ten faculty members from CBE and MSE departments will participate. Dr. Hara (CBE) is director and Dr. Lehman (MSE) is co-director. The objective of the NSF-REU activity is to provide unique opportunities for a diverse population of undergraduate students to conduct cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary research in the field of Advanced Materials
March 20, 2017
At the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and under the direction of research team-lead Nina Shapley, associate professor in the department, environmentally sustainable fabric dyes are among the next wave of innovation at Rutgers engineering. Jane Palmer, a Los Angeles textile designer, has a passion for using natural and environmentally friendly dyes to color fabrics. During the last six years, she’s gained a loyal following among high-end boutique clothing and housewares designers.
March 16, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Dima Ruckodanov has been accepted to the Amgen Scholars Program at UCLA.  Out of nearly 700 applicants, he is one of only 20 students chosen to participate in this program. Congratulations!   For more infomation about the Amgen Scholars program click here.
March 16, 2017
Congratulation to Dr. Yarmush on his membership to the National Academy of Engineering.   Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer. Members have distinguished themselves in business and academic management, in technical positions, as university faculty, and as leaders in government and private engineering organizations. Members are elected to NAE membership by their peers (current NAE members).
March 15, 2017
To read the full article please click here:  Article from US Pharmaceutical Convention .  Rutgers is highly featured in the blog article.  
March 6, 2017
CESMII Kickoff Wed, Feb 22, 2017 12:00pm   Thu, Feb 23, 2017 3:00pm UCLA Pauley Pavilion  The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) is a national network that brings over $140 million in public-private investment to radically improve the precision, performance and efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
March 2, 2017
The latest issue of RU Engineer,  the School of Engineering's annual magazine, features a number of articles highlighting CBE faculty research and students. 
March 2, 2017
Dr. Marianthi Ierapetritou's article published in the latest Pharma Focus Asia e-Newsletter.  The newsletter is sent to all the registered buyers/suppliers/subscribers of 190,000+