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Fengqi You

Professor Fengqi You receives National Award on Sustainability Education

Fengqi You, Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor at the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected to receive the 2021 Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to recognize his contributions and accomplishments on sustainability education. AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 110 countries. The Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award recognizes and honors an educator who has made outstanding contributions to... Read more

Susan Daniel

Professor Susan Daniel elected to be Fred H. Rhodes Professor of Chemical Engineering

Professor Susan Daniel has been elected by the Cornell Board of Trustees as the Fred H. Rhodes Professor of Chemical Engineering, effective July 1, 2021. This was announced on June 3, 2021 by Abe Stroock, Gordon L. Dibble '50 Professor and William C. Hooey Director of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering with the following message: Dear Members of the Smith School, Hello. I am pleased to pass along the news that the Cornell Board of Trustees has elected Professor Susan Daniel to be the Fred H. Rhodes Professor of Chemical Engineering. Fred “Dusty” Rhodes was the founder of the Smith School... Read more

A researcher injects AquaDust into leaves

Nanoscale sensors measure elusive water levels in leaves

A breakthrough technology uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, providing a tool to greatly advance our understanding of basic plant biology, and opening the door for breeding more drought-resistant crops. Read more

Madeline Rafa

ChemE Junior Madeline Rafa Tapped for Order of Omega Honor Society

Madeline Rafa was tapped for membership in the Order of Omega Honor Society. Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Fraternity & Sorority organizations. It recognizes upperclassmen who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Fraternity/Sorority, campus, and local community. Members share the common goal of recognizing the many outstanding student leaders at their institution. Read more