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Paul Steen

CBE mourns the loss of Professor Paul Steen

Paul H. Steen, the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering, joined the Smith School of Chemical Engineering at Cornell as an assistant professor in 1982, after completing a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins and post-doctoral training at Stanford. He holds undergraduate degrees in Engineering and English Literature from Brown University. At Cornell, Professor Steen was a valued colleague, teacher, and advisor across departments and graduate fields in the College of Engineering and an internationally recognized scholar in fluid mechanics. Read more

Aravind Natarajan

Engineered bacteria churn out cancer biomarkers

The DeLisa Group’s paper, “Engineering Orthogonal Human O-linked Glycoprotein Biosynthesis in Bacteria,” published July 27 in Nature Chemical Biology. The lead author is Aravind Natarajan, Ph.D. ’19. Read more

2020-21 Fleming Scholars

With a generous gift from Nancy and Sam Fleming ‘62 to support graduate student research in the biomolecular program, the department selects students each year to be named "Fleming Scholars." Through a competitive process, the fellowships are awarded to outstanding Ph.D. students pursuing research in biomolecular engineering and who have distinguished themselves as promising scholars in their particular field. The scholars were evaluated by select biomolecular faculty members on the basis of their research productivity and career/professional development. The Fleming Scholars for 2020-2021 are... Read more

Prof. Fengqi You

Fengqi You wins the I&EC Research Excellence in Review Award again in 2020

Prof. Fengqi You, the the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received the I&EC Research Excellence in Review Award again in 2020 - it is the 5th consecutive year Prof. You has received this award. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research is the first journal published in the field of chemical engineering. It is published by American Chemical Society (ACS) originating in 1909. Read more

CBE Professor Paul Steen

Paul H. Steen, CBE Professor, passes away unexpectedly

Paul H. Steen, the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering, joined the School of Chemical Engineering at Cornell as an assistant professor in 1982, after completing a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins and post-doctoral training at Stanford. He holds undergraduate degrees in Engineering and English Literature from Brown University. At Cornell, Professor Steen was a valued colleague, teacher, and advisor across departments and graduate fields in the College of Engineering and an internationally recognized scholar in fluid mechanics. In research, Professor Steen brought applied mathematics together with... Read more

Glove and mineral

Perovskite mineral supports solar-energy sustainability

By: Cornell Chronicle

“Layered tandem cells for solar panels offer more efficiency, so this is a promising route to widespread deployment of photovoltaics,” said Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in Energy Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering. Read more

Fengqi You

Fengqi You Receives AIChE Program Committee's Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering

Professor Fengqi You has been awarded the 2020 Program Committee's Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering by American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and Green Process Engineering Association. This award recognizes an individual for contributions to the field of green process engineering for sustainable energy and environment. Professor You was selected for his innovations and fundamental contributions to green engineering and sustainable process systems engineering research. The award consists of a plaque and $1,000. Professor You is also invited to give a plenary lecture... Read more

Daniel COVID Research

CBE COVID-19 Resources

Visit the CBE COVID resource page for current guidelines related to laboratory reactivation, reopening, and travel procedures Read more