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CBE NSF Fellowship Winners

CBE NSF Fellowship Winners

June 4, 2015

CBE yields unprecedented number of NSF fellowships read more

Jovana Andrejevic (Clancy group) wins GlobalFoundries/SRCEA Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Jovana Andrejevic (Clancy group) wins GlobalFoundries/SRCEA Undergraduate Research Scholarship

May 26, 2015

This exciting scholarship is for students who demonstrate solid ambition and promise in their academic and professional efforts. read more

Lucks Lab research featured on ACS Synthetic Biology cover

Lucks Lab research featured on ACS Synthetic Biology cover

May 15, 2015

Listen to Professor Lucks discuss their research, and the benefits of engineering RNAs, on the journal podcast read more

Fleming Gift Supports CBE Grad Fellowships

Fleming Gift Supports CBE Grad Fellowships

May 13, 2015

In March, Trustee Emeritus Sam Fleming ’62 and his wife, Nancy Fleming, made a $5 million gift to create new graduate fellowships in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. read more

Mardochee Reveil wins "First Year Graduate Student of the Year" award

Mardochee Reveil wins "First Year Graduate Student of the Year" award

May 12, 2015

Mardochee joined the Clancy group in November 2014 following his MS degree from Syracuse University. In just his first six months as a PhD student read more

Tim Abbott '15 wins the Ferdinand Rodriguez Outstanding Student Award

Tim Abbott '15 wins the Ferdinand Rodriguez Outstanding Student Award

May 5, 2015

Professor Julius Luck's presents The Ferdinand Rodriguez Outstanding Student Award in Polymers and Electronic Materials to Tim Abbott '15 at the annual Senior Dinner. read more

CBE PhD candidate, James Stevenson, of the Clancy group is the winner of the 2015 AIChE CoMSEF conference presentation award.

CBE PhD candidate, James Stevenson, of the Clancy group is the winner of the 2015 AIChE CoMSEF conference presentation award.

April 20, 2015

This award "recognizes excellence and rewards significant contributions in research." read more

DeLisa lab makes water lovers out of membrane proteins

DeLisa lab makes water lovers out of membrane proteins

April 9, 2015

Integral membrane proteins are notoriously hard to synthesize and study, which explains why so few have been fully, three-dimensionally characterized with protein crystallography. read more

Congratulations, NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners!!

Congratulations, NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners!!

April 9, 2015

NSF received over 16,000 applications for the 2015 competition. read more

Paulette Clancy and Julie Nucci win Cornell grant to Internationalize the Curriculum

Paulette Clancy and Julie Nucci win Cornell grant to Internationalize the Curriculum

March 30, 2015

The program builds on Clancy and Nucci's existing program, part of an NSF GK12 PhD training grant, that enabled PhD students and local K-12 teachers to experience renewable energy projects in India. read more

ChemE Car comes in First

ChemE Car comes in First

March 24, 2015

Cornell’s ChemE Car student project team traveled to Boston on March 7 and 8 to compete in the Northeast Regionals of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) ChemE Car Competition.... read more

Understanding how to mitigate aggregation in graphene nanoribbons makes the cover of J. Phys. Chem.

Understanding how to mitigate aggregation in graphene nanoribbons makes the cover of J. Phys. Chem.

March 19, 2015

The authors of the paper are PhD candidate, Jonathan Saathoff, and his PhD advisor, Paulette Clancy, at Cornell. read more

Life beyond water - cell membranes possible on Saturn's moon Titan

Life beyond water - cell membranes possible on Saturn's moon Titan

March 2, 2015

How might membranes form in a world covered in liquid methane that is so cold that water is a rock? read more

Ebola Rapid Response

Ebola Rapid Response

February 28, 2015

Professor Susan Daniel and her collaborator, Prof. Gary Whittaker in the Cornell Veterinary School received funding through a grant from the National Science Foundation’s RAPID Response Research... read more

First three D-line chemical engineering masters take up jobs in industry

First three D-line chemical engineering masters take up jobs in industry

February 25, 2015

George Guo, Vincent Rosa, and Patrick Dorion enter careers in industry. read more

Susan Daniel wins an Alice H. & Constance E. Cook Award

Susan Daniel wins an Alice H. & Constance E. Cook Award

February 11, 2015

Nominated by Prof Clancy, and members of the CBE women in acknowledgement of her achievements and contribution to the Cornell community. read more

Julius Lucks recipient of an Early Career Development Award

Julius Lucks recipient of an Early Career Development Award

February 7, 2015

Julius Lucks is the recipient of a 2015 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. read more

Bob Langer '70: Drug-delivery pioneer wins £1m engineering prize

Bob Langer '70: Drug-delivery pioneer wins £1m engineering prize

February 6, 2015

A pioneer of medical technologies that have benefited millions of people has become the latest winner of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. read more

A ‘STAR’ is born: Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch

A ‘STAR’ is born: Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch

February 2, 2015

Cornell scientists have made an RNA-only "on" switch to control gene expression – a breakthrough that could revolutionize genetic engineering. The switch is called Small Transcription Activating... read more