Three Penn Engineers Recognized as APS Fellows

Penn Engineers’ Liquid Crystal Force Fields Enable New Kind of Microrobotics

A new study, published in Nature Communications, shows how simple glass particles can be instructed to follow sophisticated trajectories, which arise from their interactions with a liquid crystalline environment. The study was led by Kathleen Stebe, Richer & Elizabeth Goodwin Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, former Stebe lab member Francesca Serra, […]

Chinedum Osjui Named APS Fellow

Chinedum Osjui, Eduardo D. Glandt Presidential Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Penn, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). His fellowship nomination was for insightful determination of the structure and functional properties of soft materials and especially the self-assembly and processing of polymers by the novel application of external […]

Deep Jariwala Wins Nanomaterials Young Investigator Award

The journal Nanomaterials has named Deep Jariwala, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, the winner of its annual Young Investigator awards.

Please Welcome Katie Thompson to CBE!

She is the new PICS (Penn Institute for Computational Science) Coordinator supporting CBE, MEAM, and MSE faculty and students. Her office is located in the new PICS Center at 3401 Walnut Street. Katie grew up in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and joins the SEAS team from Penn Law where she was an Administrative Coordinator for Legal Practice, […]

Y-Prize 2018: Embodied Logic and Surface Wrinkle Printing

Each year, Engineering, Wharton and the Penn Center for Innovation come together for an invention competition known as the Y-Prize. Unlike the XPRIZE, where competitors come up with novel technologies to solve a particular problem, the Y-Prize starts with the technologies and challenges entrants to find commercial applications they are particularly suited for. At stake: $10,000 to […]

Kimberly Ogden (CBE’86) Named President of AIChE

Penn alumna (CBE’86), Professor Kimberly Ogden (formerly Kim Henry), is currently serving as President-elect and will take over as President of AIChE in Jan. 2019. After receiving her B.S. degree, as one of our most active student leaders and as lab assistant in our undergraduate laboratory, she pursued her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the […]

Please Welcome Paulina Johnson to CBE!

Paulina is the new Undergraduate Coordinator for CBE. She will be working closely with both Dr. Robert Riggleman (CBE Undergraduate Chair), as well as Dr. Sean Holleran (CBE Freshman Advisor) to help guide our undergraduate students through their academic experience. Paulina is originally from a small town in Ohio and attended Pace University in New […]

Please Welcome Courtney Johnson to CBE!

Courtney Johnson is the new Academic Coordinator for the Biotechnology program. Working closely with the Program Director, Dr. Scott Diamond, Courtney will assist students in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Biotechnology. She joins the SEAS team from the University of Delaware where she spent nearly 3 years as an International Student Advisor, helping students […]

Penn and Lehigh Research Team Seeks Alternative Ammonia Production Methods for Sustainable Fertilizers

A Penn Engineering team from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, including John M. Vohs, Carl V. S. Patterson Professor and Chair, Raymond J. Gorte, Russell Pearce and Elizabeth Crimian Heuer Professor, and Aleksandra Vojvodic, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation, is collaborating with Lehigh University’s Steven McIntosh on research that seeks an alternative production […]

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