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Fengqi You wins 2017 Environmental Division Early Career Award from AIChE

August 7, 2017

Fengqi You wins 2017 Environmental Division Early Career Award from AIChE

This award is presented by AIChE to honor an individual with outstanding contributions in... read more

Energy Department Announces $19.4 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies

August 3, 2017

Energy Department Announces $19.4 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Including Prof. Yong Joo's proposal, Highly Loaded Cathode and Coated Separator for High Rate... read more

The first indisputable spectroscopic evidence of the presence of the molecule (vinyl chloride) on Titan

July 31, 2017

The first indisputable spectroscopic evidence of the presence of the molecule (vinyl chloride) on Titan

James Stevenson of the Clancy Research Group, originally identified this as a potential cell... read more

Cornell's Jack'd Jerky wins national food contest

July 14, 2017

Cornell's Jack'd Jerky wins national food contest

Team members include ChemE '17 Will Borchert, Isabel Alster ’18, Halle Bershad ’17, and Molly... read more

Fengqi You wins the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Award

July 11, 2017

Fengqi You wins the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Award

The award is presented annually to recognize an individual with significant contributions to... read more

Energy Department Announces up to $4 Million for Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies

July 10, 2017

Energy Department Announces up to $4 Million for Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies

Cornell recipients include Prof. Jeff Tester (CBE), and Prof. Terry Jordan (EAS). read more

How Your Food Waste Could Eventually Power Your Home

July 3, 2017

How Your Food Waste Could Eventually Power Your Home

As featured in TIME Magazine: Tester Research Group has found a new way to capture nearly all of... read more

Presidential Fellowship awarded to a Ph.D. student in You group

June 26, 2017

Presidential Fellowship awarded to a Ph.D. student in You group

Daniel Garcia, a Ph.D. student advised by Prof. Fengqi You (Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor... read more

DeLisa Group published a paper in Nature Chemical Biology

June 23, 2017

DeLisa Group published a paper in Nature Chemical Biology

Former postdoc in the DeLisa lab, Dario Mizrachi, was lead author on the paper titled, "A... read more

CBE WOMEN Event was honored with the Engineering Initiative Award from the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN)

June 20, 2017

CBE WOMEN Event was honored with the Engineering Initiative Award from the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN)

Recognizing it as an exemplary project that can serve as a model for other institutions trying to... read more

Interdisciplinary team concludes successful "Coding for All" program with the Sciencenter's middle-school Future Science Leaders

June 13, 2017

Interdisciplinary team concludes successful "Coding for All" program with the Sciencenter's middle-school Future Science Leaders

Sponsored by "Engaged Cornell" in a project known as "Coding for All", Cornell graduate students... read more

Thanh Tung Le '18 has been awarded a scholarship from Tau Beta Pi for 2017-18

June 5, 2017

Thanh Tung Le '18 has been awarded a scholarship from Tau Beta Pi for 2017-18

Tau Beta Pi is the engineering honor society.Le is a rising senior majoring in chemical engineering... read more

Jiyao Gao, Ph.D. candidate in the You Group, received the AIChE Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award

June 5, 2017

Jiyao Gao, Ph.D. candidate in the You Group, received the AIChE Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award

The Award will be presented at the Sustainable Engineering Forum luncheon during the AIChE Annual... read more

Yaset (Ace) Acevedo wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) Award 2017

May 30, 2017

Yaset (Ace) Acevedo wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant (TA) Award 2017

Ace Acevedo has been named Outstanding TA for 2017 for his work in CHEME 1120. read more

Blaire Sorenson (Clancy group) wins Toni Morrison Graduate Mentoring Award

May 30, 2017

Blaire Sorenson (Clancy group) wins Toni Morrison Graduate Mentoring Award

"This individual has gone beyond her role to promote diversity, scholarship and professional... read more

Clancy group featured on cover of Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.

May 15, 2017

Clancy group featured on cover of Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.

This paper provides a molecular-level computational study of the nucleation of a prototypical... read more

Prof. Qiuming Yu, Ph.D. '95, promoted to Research Full Professor (U. Washington)

May 10, 2017

Prof. Qiuming Yu, Ph.D. '95, promoted to Research Full Professor (U. Washington)

Prof. Yu was awarded a Ph.D. from Cornell in the Clancy group where she worked on rapid... read more

Clancy, Kolakowski named 2017 Kaplan Faculty Fellows

May 10, 2017

Clancy, Kolakowski named 2017 Kaplan Faculty Fellows

Paulette Clancy, the Bodman Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Heather Kolakowski, lecturer in... read more

Two ACS journal covers feature energy and manufacturing research from You group

May 8, 2017

Two ACS journal covers feature energy and manufacturing research from You group

The first article, titled “Comparative Techno-Economic and Environmental Analysis of Ethylene and... read more

May 3, 2017

2017-18 Fleming Scholars named: Kevin Weyant and Zhu Cheng

Kevin Weyant of the DeLisa Group and Zhu Cheng of the Paszek research group are named the 2017-18... read more

Archer Group featured on the cover of Advanced Energy Materials

May 2, 2017

Archer Group featured on the cover of Advanced Energy Materials

Zhengyuan Tu, Ph.D. candidate in the Archer Group reports a nanostructured electrolyte design that... read more

Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

April 25, 2017

Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

Researchers show that coating the anode of a lithium-oxygen fuel cell with bromide results in more... read more

Prof. Susan Daniel and Ph.D. candidate, Aravind Natarajan were featured speakers at the Ithaca March for Science

April 24, 2017

Prof. Susan Daniel and Ph.D. candidate, Aravind Natarajan were featured speakers at the Ithaca March for Science

Prof. Daniel spoke about her own experiences as a student and faculty member in engineering, and... read more

The Hunt for New Energy-Storage Materials

April 21, 2017

The Hunt for New Energy-Storage Materials

Fernando A. Escobedo, Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is co-leading an... read more

Making Glassy Metals, Watching Droplets

April 21, 2017

Making Glassy Metals, Watching Droplets

Paul Steen’s lab explores interfaces—metal-gas, liquid-gas, and liquid-solid—in the form of glassy... read more

Professor Paulette Clancy is awarded a Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship

April 20, 2017

Professor Paulette Clancy is awarded a Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship

The Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship in Service-Learning recognizes the importance of... read more

New Polymers for Drug Design and Delivery

April 19, 2017

New Polymers for Drug Design and Delivery

CBE Professor, Christopher Alabi is making a new class of polymers as tools for fighting disease. read more

"Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts, 3rd Ed." recently published by M. Shuler, F. Kargi and M. DeLisa

April 14, 2017

"Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts, 3rd Ed." recently published by M. Shuler, F. Kargi and M. DeLisa

The third edition of the book, "Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts" by Michael l Shuler, Fikret... read more

Two CBE graduate students are among the 12 finalists in the three-minute thesis competition

April 13, 2017

Two CBE graduate students are among the 12 finalists in the three-minute thesis competition

Aravind Ratajaran and Mardochee Reveil are among the 12 finalists in the three-minute thesis... read more

April 13, 2017

Allen Jiang, ChemE ’18, has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar

Allen Jiang has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and... read more

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2017

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

Allen Jiang '18, a chemical engineering major from Redmond, Washington, has won a 2017 Goldwater... read more

Professor Chris Alabi awarded Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year

April 12, 2017

Professor Chris Alabi awarded Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year

The award will be presented at CEAA’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, April 28, 2017 in McManus... read more

April 3, 2017

Charles Wan, ChemE '17 and Robert Lee, ChemE '17 named Merrill Presidential Scholars

Since 1988, the Merrill Presidential Scholars Program has honored Cornell University’s most... read more

1st Annual Major Cornell Major Tournament Winners: CHEME

March 31, 2017

1st Annual Major Cornell Major Tournament Winners: CHEME

ChemE bested 63 other Cornell Majors, defeating Architecture in the Final Round read more

Cornell ChemE Student Wins Study-Abroad Semester in Ireland

March 31, 2017

Cornell ChemE Student Wins Study-Abroad Semester in Ireland

ChemE sophomore Elizabeth Bach believed she was meeting with her study abroad adviser to discuss... read more

Archer Group featured on the cover of Advanced Materials

March 30, 2017

Archer Group featured on the cover of Advanced Materials

In the article, the Archer Group reports an approach for stabilizing sodium metal anodes using... read more

Roseanna Zia awarded an ONR Director of Research Early Career Grant (DORECG)

March 28, 2017

Roseanna Zia awarded an ONR Director of Research Early Career Grant (DORECG)

The DORECG was recently established to recognize the very best of ONR YIP recipients read more

Engineers design “tree-on-a-chip”

March 21, 2017

Engineers design “tree-on-a-chip”

Stroock Research Group collaborates with engineers at MIT to design a microfluidic device they call... read more

Prof. Engstrom serves as a Guest Editor for a Special Topic in The Journal of Chemical Physics

March 21, 2017

Prof. Engstrom serves as a Guest Editor for a Special Topic in The Journal of Chemical Physics

Working with Prof. Andy Kummel at UC San Diego, Jim developed the topic entitled: “Atomic and... read more

The career crisis that sparked a 'LinkedIn for women'

March 9, 2017

The career crisis that sparked a 'LinkedIn for women'

Featuring CBE alumnus, Lisa Skeete Tatum '89 read more

FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

March 2, 2017

FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

Three projects with ties to Cornell are among the seven grantees to receive a total of more than... read more

March 1, 2017

Michael Vilkhovoy and Rachel LeCover (Varner Research Group) receive respective awards

Rachel LeCover won a highly competitive parallel computing research internship at Los Alamos... read more

CBE Graduate Student Research Symposium Award Winners

February 13, 2017

CBE Graduate Student Research Symposium Award Winners

Winners announced from the CBE Symposium held Monday, January 23, 2017. read more

David Allen (ChemE '79) Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 10, 2017

David Allen (ChemE '79) Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.... read more

ChemE Undergraduates Promote STEM to Local Kids

February 7, 2017

ChemE Undergraduates Promote STEM to Local Kids

The Inspiring Chemical Engineers club taught and conducted an experiment with polymers Saturday at... read more

Water sensor moves from basic research to promising business

February 7, 2017

Water sensor moves from basic research to promising business

A Cornell water sensor technology that began as basic research is blooming into a business that... read more

CBE Safety Olinpics

February 6, 2017

CBE Safety Olinpics

To promote awareness of safety actions, attitudes, and behaviors, the safety committee organized... read more

Meet One of Merck’s Newest Postdocs Noreen Rizvi, Ph.D.

February 6, 2017

Meet One of Merck’s Newest Postdocs Noreen Rizvi, Ph.D.

B.Sc., Cornell University; Ph.D., Northeastern University read more

Fengqi You appointed as a Consulting Editor of AIChE Journal

February 6, 2017

Fengqi You appointed as a Consulting Editor of AIChE Journal

AIChE Journal is the flagship journal of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and is a... read more

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

January 31, 2017

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

Robert F. Smith '85 has been named the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He will be honored... read more

Fengqi You joins Editorial Board of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

January 12, 2017

Fengqi You joins Editorial Board of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineeirng is a high-impact journal published by American Chemical... read more

Lin Ma of the Acher Group, was recently awarded the MRS Gold Graduate Student Award

January 9, 2017

Lin Ma of the Acher Group, was recently awarded the MRS Gold Graduate Student Award

The MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose... read more

Poornima Padmanabhan selected for 2017 Cook Award

January 5, 2017

Poornima Padmanabhan selected for 2017 Cook Award

The award honors individuals in recognition of their commitment to women’s issues and their... read more

Zia Group article featured as one of the "Most Read" in the 2016 Journal of Rheology

January 5, 2017

Zia Group article featured as one of the "Most Read" in the 2016 Journal of Rheology

Delayed yield in colloidal gels: Creep, flow, and re-entrant solid regimes Benjamin J. Landrum,... read more

Better Chemistry Through Modeling

January 4, 2017

Better Chemistry Through Modeling

In the field of chemical engineering, researchers are applying the ideas of systems design and... read more

CBE Professors Daniel, Delisa, Paszek, and Shuler receive the first Robert F. Smith Innovation Fund seed grant

January 4, 2017

CBE Professors Daniel, Delisa, Paszek, and Shuler receive the first Robert F. Smith Innovation Fund seed grant

The project titled, Spatio-temporal Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Proteins using Membrane-bound... read more

Choi and Clancy’s work featured on cover of J. Mater. Chem. A

January 3, 2017

Choi and Clancy’s work featured on cover of J. Mater. Chem. A

The discovery of a new high performing additive, tetrahydrothiopene oxide (THTO), to improve the... read more

Environmental Issues and Process Industries

December 15, 2016

Environmental Issues and Process Industries

With this CAREER grant, Fengqi You, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is working to... read more

Lydia Contreras (Ph.D. '08, DeLisa Group) was recently promoted to Associate Professor at UT- Austin

December 15, 2016

Lydia Contreras (Ph.D. '08, DeLisa Group) was recently promoted to Associate Professor at UT- Austin

Her research combines biomolecular engineering, genetic studies and computational modeling to... read more

CHESS facility helps scale up solar cells

December 15, 2016

CHESS facility helps scale up solar cells

Researchers from Cornell and the University of Virginia collaborated at the Cornell High Energy... read more

Archer Group Leads the Scientific American 2016 List of World Changing Ideas

December 12, 2016

Archer Group Leads the Scientific American 2016 List of World Changing Ideas

Wajdi Al Sadat was selected by Scientific American as #1 among its 2016 selection of 10 ideas that... read more

Lin Ma, of the Archer Group, wins MRS Graduate Student Gold Award

December 5, 2016

Lin Ma, of the Archer Group, wins MRS Graduate Student Gold Award

Lin was awarded a Gold Award based on the evaluation of her oral presentation in the Finalists’... read more

Bob Langer (ChemE '70) received the Hoover Medal, which honors civic and humanitarian achievements of engineers

December 5, 2016

Bob Langer (ChemE '70) received the Hoover Medal, which honors civic and humanitarian achievements of engineers

The AIChE 2016 Gala recognized companies and their leaders for distinguished achievements in... read more

Top cited AIChE Journal papers from You group

November 29, 2016

Top cited AIChE Journal papers from You group

The No. 1 and No. 2 most cited articles on the list are both co-authored by Professor Fengqi You... read more

Drew Lepore and Joe Hassler, of the Steen Group, won second prize at AICHE  poster competition

November 28, 2016

Drew Lepore and Joe Hassler, of the Steen Group, won second prize at AICHE poster competition

There was a record turnout of 400+ posters this year at the conference! read more

Archer group featured on cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces

November 22, 2016

Archer group featured on cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces

Battery Technology: Multifunctional Separator Coatings for High-Performance Lithium–Sulfur... read more

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting Student Awards

November 22, 2016

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting Student Awards

Jessica Stark '12, Northwestern University, Mix and Match Sweets: Modular, Coordinated Cell-Free... read more

Nanotechnology—Novel, Realized, Scalable

November 17, 2016

Nanotechnology—Novel, Realized, Scalable

Leading-edge nanotechnology processes and materials for batteries, filtration, nanocoatings, and... read more

Julie Goddard (B.S. ChemE '99) joined Food Science faculty in July 2016 as an Associate Professor with tenure

November 11, 2016

Julie Goddard (B.S. ChemE '99) joined Food Science faculty in July 2016 as an Associate Professor with tenure

Julie Goddard, associate professor, food science Academic focus: biomaterials and biointerfaces in... read more

Faculty honored for excellence in advising, research, teaching

November 11, 2016

Faculty honored for excellence in advising, research, teaching

Twenty-four faculty were honored at the 2016 Excellence in Advising, Research and Teaching Awards. read more

Luncheon celebrates the Samuel C. Fleming Family Graduate Fellowships

November 4, 2016

Luncheon celebrates the Samuel C. Fleming Family Graduate Fellowships

Cornell Engineering leaders, faculty and students gathered for a luncheon in Olin Hall to formally... read more

Alabi named 2016 Outstanding Researcher by Cornell's College of Engineering

November 3, 2016

Alabi named 2016 Outstanding Researcher by Cornell's College of Engineering

Receiving the Cornell Engineering Research Excellence Award for research and leadership. read more

When women are more like men, they still face STEM bias

November 1, 2016

When women are more like men, they still face STEM bias

When women planned to delay marriage and limit the number of children they wanted – which would let... read more

Steen, Louge to launch NSF-funded space experiments

October 28, 2016

Steen, Louge to launch NSF-funded space experiments

For two Cornell engineering professors, the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory is... read more

Robert F. Smith School dedicated in inspiring ceremony

October 27, 2016

Robert F. Smith School dedicated in inspiring ceremony

Over 300 Cornell faculty, alumni, students and guests congregated in Klarman Hall Friday to... read more

Ann Lee, ChemE '83, delivers the D.I.C. Wang Award Lecture

October 26, 2016

Ann Lee, ChemE '83, delivers the D.I.C. Wang Award Lecture

D.I.C. Wang Award Lecture: Monday, November 14 read more

Paulette Clancy wins 2016 Advising Award

October 25, 2016

Paulette Clancy wins 2016 Advising Award

Cornell's College of Engineering will recognize her at the Teaching and Advising Awards Luncheon to... read more

Grant launches Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism including Professors Paszek, Stroock, and Varner

October 25, 2016

Grant launches Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism including Professors Paszek, Stroock, and Varner

Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism: http://psoc.engineering.cornell.edu/ read more

An Invaluable First Step, NEXUS-NY

October 24, 2016

An Invaluable First Step, NEXUS-NY

Tobias Hanrath and graduate student Benjamin T. Richards, PhD’17 Materials Science, co-invented a... read more

Varner Lab receives grant from the Department of Defense to model the biochemistry and biophysics

October 24, 2016

Varner Lab receives grant from the Department of Defense to model the biochemistry and biophysics

This project is part of a large multi-center effort involving UCSB, University of Vermont and... read more

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

October 20, 2016

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

The Frank H.T. Rhodes Symposium will celebrate the emeritus president's 90th birthday by bringing... read more

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

October 18, 2016

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

Cornell researchers received a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... read more

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

October 18, 2016

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

By quickly heating and cooling a block copolymer, researchers show the ability to alter the... read more

Professor Fengqi You publishes in ScienceAdvances (AAAS)

October 17, 2016

Professor Fengqi You publishes in ScienceAdvances (AAAS)

Titled, "In silico discovery of metal-organic frameworks for precombustion CO2 capture using a... read more

Yong Joo elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

October 13, 2016

Yong Joo elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

This honor reaffirms the high esteem with which colleagues and peers view Professor Joo’s... read more

‘Who is this Robert Smith?’

September 26, 2016

‘Who is this Robert Smith?’

A quiet billionaire makes some noise with $20 million gift to the African American museum read more

Professor Fengqi You to deliver plenary lecture at the 22nd International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2016)

September 23, 2016

Professor Fengqi You to deliver plenary lecture at the 22nd International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2016)

CHISA is one of the premier conferences in Europe and globally that cover science, research,... read more

Undergrad travels to Europe for summer research experience

September 22, 2016

Undergrad travels to Europe for summer research experience

Adam Berry '18, a chemical and biomolecular engineering major, traveled to Germany over the summer... read more

Archer group publishes on stabilizing electrochemical interfaces in Nature Energy

September 20, 2016

Archer group publishes on stabilizing electrochemical interfaces in Nature Energy

The future of electrochemical energy storage in rechargeable batteries is thought to hinge on the... read more

Danilo Cantero won the MIT Reviews Innovator under 35 - Argentina & Uruguay – Award

September 19, 2016

Danilo Cantero won the MIT Reviews Innovator under 35 - Argentina & Uruguay – Award

Danilo Cantero, formerly of the Tester Research Group, won the MIT Reviews Innovator under 35 -... read more

Robert Smith '85 was honored with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Chair's Award

September 19, 2016

Robert Smith '85 was honored with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Chair's Award

For his outstanding contributions as an investor and entrepreneur, and for his long-standing... read more

Paper co-authored by Escobedo’s group published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and featured in cover

September 15, 2016

Paper co-authored by Escobedo’s group published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and featured in cover

Carlos Avendano, a former postdoc in Escobedo’s group and currently Lecturer in the University of... read more

Rachel LeCover, of the Varner Lab, was named in the top three poster presenters at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS)

September 14, 2016

Rachel LeCover, of the Varner Lab, was named in the top three poster presenters at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS)

The MHSRS is the Nation's only scientific meeting focused on the unique medical needs of the... read more

CBE students visit Shell Robert Training Center

September 13, 2016

CBE students visit Shell Robert Training Center

Cornell Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Students at Shell Robert Training Center: March 29,... read more

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

September 13, 2016

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

US News and World Report ranks Cornell Engineering's undergraduate program #9 in the nation read more