Professor Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a Research Excellence Award at this year’s Engineering Faculty Meeting/Holiday Reception on Tuesday, December 4th. The award recognizes Professor You's leadership in innovative research. He was acknowledged by Lance Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, and Abe Stroock, William C. Hooey Director in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Professor Jeff Tester has been elected to the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Board of Directors by a vote of the membership, including peers and colleagues in the geothermal community. Tester will spend the next two years involved in a busy program of events and activities that aim to increase awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad. The next GRC Board Meeting will be held on Sunday February 10th, 2019, at Stanford University, ahead of the 44th Annual Geothermal Workshop.
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) has awarded Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women’s Group a PCCW Microgrant
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) has awarded Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women’s Group a PCCW Microgrant in the amount of $500. PCCW members are delighted to provide this in support of the W.O.M.E.N. Outreach Event. About the Event WOMEN Outreach is a one day event for female high school sophomores to explore the world of science and engineering. Eligible 10th grade female students are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on science activities lead by current Cornell graduates and undergraduates. The event, which spans morning and afternoon, also...
Jay Bender, ChemE '20 of the Tester group, won second place in the student poster session at the AIChE Annual Meeting this year. Jay's work is directly related to advance drilling research using chemically enhanced hydrothermal jet for geothermal drilling in hard rock formations. Jay Bender (pictured right)
Josh Walker of the Alabi Group has been awarded a Provost Diversity Fellowship for the Spring 2019 semester
Provost Diversity Fellowship recipients are also among those fellowship recipients recognized as Graduate School Dean’s Scholars . The core purpose of the prestigious distinction of Dean’s Scholar is to develop a community of diverse scholars through which connections are established and maintained across all graduate fields. To help facilitate the establishment of community, Dean’s Scholars are invited to participate in a variety of professional and community development events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement (OISE).