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For Materials with Innovative Properties

April 20, 2018

For Materials with Innovative Properties

To enable the achievement of new materials, Fernando Escobedo develops methods for studying... read more

Robert Langer (ChemE '70) delivered talk, 'The Edison of Medicine: Robert Langer’s Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges using Biotechnology'

April 16, 2018

Robert Langer (ChemE '70) delivered talk, 'The Edison of Medicine: Robert Langer’s Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges using Biotechnology'

Langer outlined his path to becoming a leading figure in the field of biotechnology since... read more

Next-generation rechargeable battery made with tin

April 10, 2018

Next-generation rechargeable battery made with tin

Archer group has demonstrated a cost-effective way to stabilize lithium and sodium anodes using tin... read more

Matt Paszek, CBE Assistant Professor, selected Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year by the College of Engineering Alumni Association

April 9, 2018

Matt Paszek, CBE Assistant Professor, selected Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year by the College of Engineering Alumni Association

Matt Paszek, Assistant Professor in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was... read more

CBE graduate students hosted the 8th annual WOMEN event on March 17, 2018

March 22, 2018

CBE graduate students hosted the 8th annual WOMEN event on March 17, 2018

WOMEN stands for Women's Outreach in Materials, Energy, and Nanobiotechnology. read more

Taylor Stevenson, Ty Moeller and Kevin Weyant of the DeLisa Group publish in PNAS

March 20, 2018

Taylor Stevenson, Ty Moeller and Kevin Weyant of the DeLisa Group publish in PNAS

The DeLisa Group teamed up to describe an alternative route to producing PNAG-containing... read more

Zhengyuan Tu and Snehashis Choudhury, of the Archer Group, publish in Nature Energy

March 14, 2018

Zhengyuan Tu and Snehashis Choudhury, of the Archer Group, publish in Nature Energy

Zhengyuan Tu and Snehashis Choudhury, from Prof. Lynden Archer’s lab, report the invention of a... read more

Seth Feder (ChemE '18) was awarded an Academic All-Ivy Award for Fall 2017

March 9, 2018

Seth Feder (ChemE '18) was awarded an Academic All-Ivy Award for Fall 2017

12 members of Cornell Rugby were recently awarded the Academic All-Ivy Award for Fall 2017 read more

Robert Frederick Smith '85 graces the cover of Forbes Magazine March 2018 Special Issue

March 8, 2018

Robert Frederick Smith '85 graces the cover of Forbes Magazine March 2018 Special Issue

"How The Richest Black American And His Billionaire Partner Became Top Philanthropists." read more

Hugh Bullen: Ph.D. Commercialization Fellow

March 1, 2018

Hugh Bullen: Ph.D. Commercialization Fellow

Bullen arrived at Cornell in 2014 and joined the research group of Professor James Engstrom in the... read more

Prof. Lynden Archer elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 8, 2018

Prof. Lynden Archer elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions... read more

Hoang Phong Nguyen '18 named in Forbes'  Vietnam's 30 Under 30 list

January 31, 2018

Hoang Phong Nguyen '18 named in Forbes' Vietnam's 30 Under 30 list

Recognizing his leadership of an educational website and YouTube channel: "Love of Knowledge." read more

Iyore Olaye ’16 named in Forbes 30 Under 30 List

January 26, 2018

Iyore Olaye ’16 named in Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Olaye stated that her experience with the Kessler Fellows Program helped her combine... read more

Brian Pfleger (ChemE '00) wins ACS BIOT Young Investigator award

January 24, 2018

Brian Pfleger (ChemE '00) wins ACS BIOT Young Investigator award

The award honors an outstanding young contributor to the field of biochemical technology. Pfleger... read more

Prof. Chris Alabi has been selected as a 2018 PMSE Young Investigator

January 22, 2018

Prof. Chris Alabi has been selected as a 2018 PMSE Young Investigator

This distinction is meant to honor young researchers who have made significant contributions to... read more

Han-Yuan Liu, of the Daniel Group, receives CBE Best Paper of the Year award

January 19, 2018

Han-Yuan Liu, of the Daniel Group, receives CBE Best Paper of the Year award

"Biologically Complex Planar Cell Plasma Membranes Supported on Polyelectrolyte Cushions Retain... read more

Lynden Archer to lead Cornell Energy Systems Institute

January 11, 2018

Lynden Archer to lead Cornell Energy Systems Institute

Lynden Archer, professor of chemical and biolomolecular engineering, is the new director of the... read more

Leadership committee to guide Earth Source Heat effort on campus

January 10, 2018

Leadership committee to guide Earth Source Heat effort on campus

Prof. Tester, who has been involved with geothermal research and development for more than 30... read more

Prof. Fengqi You Elected Environmental Division Director

December 18, 2017

Prof. Fengqi You Elected Environmental Division Director

The ENV Division engages in all aspects of educational, research and development activities to... read more

Magnetic tweezers reveal ‘hairballs’ in polymer growth

December 13, 2017

Magnetic tweezers reveal ‘hairballs’ in polymer growth

Their findings are reported in “Single Polymer Growth Dynamics,” published Oct. 20 in Science. In... read more

2 CBE PhD students inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

December 7, 2017

2 CBE PhD students inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Jade Noble and Christian Aponte-Rivera have been inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor... read more

A new Robert Frederick Smith Initiative is launching

December 6, 2017

A new Robert Frederick Smith Initiative is launching

Three graduate students in CBE are launching a new civic engagement initiative. read more

Teams led by Hanrath and Putnam win two of four Scale-Up Awards to move laboratory developments toward commercial application

December 4, 2017

Teams led by Hanrath and Putnam win two of four Scale-Up Awards to move laboratory developments toward commercial application

Two of the four teams that received Scale Up and Prototyping Awards include CBE Faculty, Tobias... read more

Kent Zheng (Archer group) wins grand prize in the 15th Challenge Cup Contest

November 27, 2017

Kent Zheng (Archer group) wins grand prize in the 15th Challenge Cup Contest

Kent Zheng, a first-year Ph.D. student in the Archer group, was selected to participate in the... read more

Fengqi You elected vice-chair of AIChE’s Sustainable Engineering Forum

November 20, 2017

Fengqi You elected vice-chair of AIChE’s Sustainable Engineering Forum

Through a division-wide election, Prof. Fengqi You was elected the vice chair of the Sustainable... read more

Fengqi You featured as an I&EC Research 2017 Class of Influential Researcher

November 20, 2017

Fengqi You featured as an I&EC Research 2017 Class of Influential Researcher

Professor Fengqi You was named as one of the 2017 Class of Influential Researchers by the ACS... read more

Robert F. Smith ’85 received this year’s Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year award on Nov. 3.

November 20, 2017

Robert F. Smith ’85 received this year’s Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year award on Nov. 3.

Robert F. Smith, who earned his bachelor’s in chemical engineering at Cornell in ’85, received this... read more

Yong Joo is Named Fuller Chair

November 3, 2017

Yong Joo is Named Fuller Chair

Yong L. Joo, Professor in the Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular... read more

CBE Reception at AIChe meeting in Minneapolis

October 30, 2017

CBE Reception at AIChe meeting in Minneapolis

Please join us at Cornell’s Reception on Tuesday at the AICHE Meeting. Tuesday, October 31,... read more

2017 CBE Safety Olympics

October 27, 2017

2017 CBE Safety Olympics

The second annual CBE Safety Olympics took place on September 15, 2017. read more

Cornell alumnus and world renowned Chemical Engineer, Edwin Lightfoot (BS '47 and PhD 50'), passed away Oct. 2, 2017, aged 92.

October 25, 2017

Cornell alumnus and world renowned Chemical Engineer, Edwin Lightfoot (BS '47 and PhD 50'), passed away Oct. 2, 2017, aged 92.

Edwin Niblock Lightfoot, Jr., passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 92 on October 2. read more

Angela Harper (Clancy group REU) wins the 2017 LeRoy Apker award from APS

October 17, 2017

Angela Harper (Clancy group REU) wins the 2017 LeRoy Apker award from APS

Angela Harper, who spent a summer at Cornell as a CCMR REU student in 2016, has received the APS... read more

Shuler receives the 2018 BMES CMBE Shu Chien Achievement Award

October 17, 2017

Shuler receives the 2018 BMES CMBE Shu Chien Achievement Award

Michael Shuler has been selected to receive the 2018 BMES CMBE Shu Chien Achievement Award from the... read more

Sodium has a promising future in electrochemical energy storage: Archer Group paper published in Nature Communications shows why

October 17, 2017

Sodium has a promising future in electrochemical energy storage: Archer Group paper published in Nature Communications shows why

Designing solid-liquid interphases for sodium batteries: Current state-of-art lithium-ion batteries... read more

DeLisa and Putnam labs team up to engineer single-shot flu vaccine

September 29, 2017

DeLisa and Putnam labs team up to engineer single-shot flu vaccine

The DeLisa and Putnam labs have teamed up for nearly a decade to develop novel vaccines based on... read more

CBE WOMEN's Outreach Program selected as shortlisted project for the GEDC Airbus Diversity Award

September 6, 2017

CBE WOMEN's Outreach Program selected as shortlisted project for the GEDC Airbus Diversity Award

The W.O.M.E.N. project is an outreach program introducing economically disadvantaged families from... read more

Fengqi You wins 2018 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award

September 6, 2017

Fengqi You wins 2018 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award

This is the 3rd major international award that Professor You has received recently, in addition to... read more

Zdenek Burianec Memorial Award presented to Jian Gong and Fengqi You

August 28, 2017

Zdenek Burianec Memorial Award presented to Jian Gong and Fengqi You

The title of their poster presentation is “Handling Uncertain Feedstock Compositions in Shale Gas... read more

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