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Tim Abbott '15 Wins Cornell Engineering Undergraduate Research Award

Tim Abbott '15 Wins Cornell Engineering Undergraduate Research Award

April 11, 2014

For creating a breakthrough technology that can characterize RNA structures inside cells. read more

ChemE Car Team wins at regional AIChE competition

ChemE Car Team wins at regional AIChE competition

April 8, 2014

The Cornell ChemE Car Team placed in two divisions at the Regional AIChE Competition in Storrs, Conn. April 5. The team's battery-powered car took first place and its fuel cell-powered car took... read more

CBE Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

CBE Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 7, 2014

This award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research. read more

Lucks Lab Engineers Fast RNA Circuitry

Lucks Lab Engineers Fast RNA Circuitry

March 26, 2014

Lucks Lab recently published their work on the first measurement of RNA genetic circuitry dynamics in ACS Synthetic Biology. read more

DeLisa lab's glycosylation research featured in GEN

DeLisa lab's glycosylation research featured in GEN

March 20, 2014

The DeLisa lab's protein glycosylation research was featured in the March 15 issue of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. read more

Dennis Chua ’14 named Merrill Presidential Scholar

Dennis Chua ’14 named Merrill Presidential Scholar

March 11, 2014

A Merrill Presidential Scholar is the highest recognition given by Cornell University to a graduating senior. read more

Christopher Canova, of the Zia group, was named a 2014 Kessler Fellow.

Christopher Canova, of the Zia group, was named a 2014 Kessler Fellow.

March 10, 2014

Zia Group’s, Christopher Canova, named a 2014 Kessler Fellow. read more

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

March 7, 2014

Led by Matthew DeLisa, the William L. Lewis Professor of Engineering, researchers have developed a new type of antibody, called a “ubiquibody.” read more

Detlef Smilgies appointed Adjunct Professor in CBE

Detlef Smilgies appointed Adjunct Professor in CBE

February 24, 2014

CHESS staff scientist Detlef Smilgies was recently appointed an adjunct associate professor at the Cornell School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE). read more

DeLisa lab paper featured on the cover of ACS Synthetic Biology

DeLisa lab paper featured on the cover of ACS Synthetic Biology

February 24, 2014

The cover art depicts a cartoon of their universal assay for engineering extracellular protein secretion. read more

Sung A Kim published a paper titled: “Hierarchical Structure in Semicrystalline Polymers Tethered to Nanospheres” in Macromolecules.

Sung A Kim published a paper titled: “Hierarchical Structure in Semicrystalline Polymers Tethered to Nanospheres” in Macromolecules.

February 19, 2014

Sung A Kim, a Ph.D. candidate from Lynden Archer’s group, recently published a paper titled: “Hierarchical Structure in Semicrystalline Polymers Tethered to Nanospheres” in the ACS journal... read more

Susan Daniel promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

Susan Daniel promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

February 6, 2014

By vote of the Cornell University Board of Trustees and effective February 1. read more

Vikram Thapar publishes on the Kinetics of Crystallization of Novel Solids

Vikram Thapar publishes on the Kinetics of Crystallization of Novel Solids

February 4, 2014

Vikram Thapar, a 4th year PhD student from Fernando Escobedo’s group, has published a paper titled: “Localized orientational order chaperones the nucleation of Rotator phases in hard polyhedral... read more

Congratulations on making it to Stage 2 of Shell Ideas360!

Congratulations on making it to Stage 2 of Shell Ideas360!

January 29, 2014

CBE students, Gina Johnson, Tanvi Nayak, and Edward Bylina, were selected by senior Shell experts to progress to Stage 2 of the Shell Ideas360 competition. read more

Roseanna Zia is the recipient of 2014 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation

Roseanna Zia is the recipient of 2014 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation

January 28, 2014

The Career award is the most prestigious recognition given by the NSF to teacher-scholars early in their academic careers. read more

DeLisa elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

DeLisa elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

January 23, 2014

Fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. read more

2014 Science paper featuring 2 ChemE Alumni,  PhD '12 Jeremy Luterbacher and BS ChE '00 Brian Pfleger

2014 Science paper featuring 2 ChemE Alumni, PhD '12 Jeremy Luterbacher and BS ChE '00 Brian Pfleger

January 21, 2014

The article was recently selected by "This Week in Science" as an Editor's pick. read more

Ashley Macner is the recipient of the 2013 Tom K. Scott award

Ashley Macner is the recipient of the 2013 Tom K. Scott award

January 15, 2014

The 2013 Tom K. Scott award, is ASGSR’s highest student award, for work in the area of dropwise condensation. read more

The Zia Group's research was highlighted in the 2014 "Year 1 Retrospective"

The Zia Group's research was highlighted in the 2014 "Year 1 Retrospective"

January 14, 2014

"Year 1 Retrospective" commemorating the first year of successful operation of NSF's XSEDE Stampede computational cluster. read more