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FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

March 2, 2017

Three projects with ties to Cornell are among the seven grantees to receive a total of more than $469,000 in funding from FuzeHub, a nonprofit that assists small manufacturers. read more

Michael Vilkhovoy and Rachel LeCover (Varner Research Group) receive respective awards

March 1, 2017

Rachel LeCover won a highly competitive parallel computing research internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Michael Vilkhovoy read more

CBE Graduate Student Research Symposium Award Winners

CBE Graduate Student Research Symposium Award Winners

February 13, 2017

Winners announced from the CBE Symposium held Monday, January 23, 2017. read more

David Allen (ChemE '79) Elected to National Academy of Engineering

David Allen (ChemE '79) Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 10, 2017

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research and practice read more

ChemE Undergraduates Promote STEM to Local Kids

ChemE Undergraduates Promote STEM to Local Kids

February 7, 2017

The Inspiring Chemical Engineers club taught and conducted an experiment with polymers Saturday at the Ithaca Sciencenter, building awareness in science among children. read more

Water sensor moves from basic research to promising business

Water sensor moves from basic research to promising business

February 7, 2017

A Cornell water sensor technology that began as basic research is blooming into a business that fills a vital need for grape, nut, apple and other growers. read more

CBE Safety Olinpics

CBE Safety Olinpics

February 6, 2017

To promote awareness of safety actions, attitudes, and behaviors, the safety committee organized the 1st Annual CBE Safety Olinpics as an educational and entertaining initiative read more

Meet One of Merck’s Newest Postdocs Noreen Rizvi, Ph.D.

Meet One of Merck’s Newest Postdocs Noreen Rizvi, Ph.D.

February 6, 2017

B.Sc., Cornell University; Ph.D., Northeastern University read more

Fengqi You appointed as a Consulting Editor of AIChE Journal

Fengqi You appointed as a Consulting Editor of AIChE Journal

February 6, 2017

AIChE Journal is the flagship journal of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and is a high-impact, peer-reviewed monthly covers groundbreaking research in chemical engineering and... read more

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

January 31, 2017

Robert F. Smith '85 has been named the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He will be honored Nov. 3 during Cornell’s annual Entrepreneurship Summit in New York City. read more

Fengqi You joins Editorial Board of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

Fengqi You joins Editorial Board of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

January 12, 2017

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineeirng is a high-impact journal published by American Chemical Society (ACS) on sustainability and green chemistry. read more

Lin Ma of the Acher Group, was recently awarded the MRS Gold Graduate Student Award

Lin Ma of the Acher Group, was recently awarded the MRS Gold Graduate Student Award

January 9, 2017

The MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high order of excellence and distinction read more

Poornima Padmanabhan selected for 2017 Cook Award

Poornima Padmanabhan selected for 2017 Cook Award

January 5, 2017

The award honors individuals in recognition of their commitment to women’s issues and their contributions for changing the climate for women at Cornell. Dr. Padmanabhan is a postdoctoral researcher... read more

Zia Group article featured as one of the "Most Read" in the 2016 Journal of Rheology

Zia Group article featured as one of the "Most Read" in the 2016 Journal of Rheology

January 5, 2017

Delayed yield in colloidal gels: Creep, flow, and re-entrant solid regimes Benjamin J. Landrum, William B. Russel, Roseanna N. Zia read more

Better Chemistry Through Modeling

Better Chemistry Through Modeling

January 4, 2017

In the field of chemical engineering, researchers are applying the ideas of systems design and mathematical modeling to push the field into unexplored areas. read more

CBE Professors Daniel, Delisa, Paszek, and Shuler receive the first Robert F. Smith Innovation Fund seed grant

CBE Professors Daniel, Delisa, Paszek, and Shuler receive the first Robert F. Smith Innovation Fund seed grant

January 4, 2017

The project titled, Spatio-temporal Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Proteins using Membrane-bound Enzymes. read more

Choi and Clancy’s work featured on cover of J. Mater. Chem. A

Choi and Clancy’s work featured on cover of J. Mater. Chem. A

January 3, 2017

The discovery of a new high performing additive, tetrahydrothiopene oxide (THTO), to improve the solar cell efficiency of a lead halide perovskite material was featured on the cover of J. Mater.... read more