Amish Patel Receives 2017 Sloan Fellowship

Amish Patel, Reliance Industries Term Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), is the recipient of a 2017 Sloan Foundation Fellowship. “Sloan Research Fellowships are highly competitive and only given to the best and brightest young researchers,” said John Vohs, Carl V. S. Patterson Professor and Chair in the Chemical and […]

David M. Ford, ChE PhD’96, Named Department Head at University of Arkansas

On January 1, 2017, David M. Ford, ChE PhD’96, started a new position as Department Head of the Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. As head of chemical engineering, David will lead a department of 16 faculty members, 20 full-time staff and over 300 students. Before taking on his […]

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, ChE PhD’04 Elected to the College of Fellows at AIMBE

Congratulations to Lola Eniola-Adefeso, ChE PhD’04, who has been elected to the College of Fellows at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The AIMBE College of Fellows represents the most accomplished and distinguished medical and biological engineers responsible for innovation and discovery. The induction ceremony will take place on Monday, March 20, […]

Michael E. Hanyak, Jr. ChE’76

Michael E. Hanyak, Jr. ChE ’76 is an Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. He received his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University in 1966, M.S. from Carnegie Mellon in 1968, and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976. From 1967-1970, Dr. Hanyak worked as […]

Warren Seider Authors Product and Process Design Principles Textbook

The Fourth Edition of Product and Process Design Principles by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Warren Seider and his colleagues Daniel R. Lewin, J.D. Seader, Soemantri Widagdo, Rafiqul Gani, and Ka M. Ng was recently published by John Wiley & Sons. Since the textbook was first published in 1998, over 40,000 copies have been sold […]

Penn Chemical Engineers Published in Soft Matter Journal

CBE’s Dr. Kathleen Stebe (Richer & Elizabeth Goodwin Professor) collaborated with recent CBE Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Nathan Bade, Dr. Randall D. Kamien (Vicki and William Abrams Professor in the Natural Sciences) and Dr. Richard Assoian (Professor of Pharmacology) on a study of how cells are affected by an edge on a planar surface. The study […]

Alexander George Receives AIChE Scholarship Award

Alexander George, senior in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the recipient of the Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). This award is a scholarship of $1000 and is presented by the AIChE on the basis of academic achievement and the student’s involvement in AIChE student […]

DOE Renews Hammer and Lee’s Grant to Study Synthetic Cells

Daniel Hammer, Alfred G. and Meta A. Ennis Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Daeyeon Lee, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, had their grant renewed by the Department of Energy’s Biomolecular Materials program to determine how to build communication machinery into synthetic materials and ultimately engineer synthetic cells. The project, […]

Joseph Cramer, CHE ’66, GR’71

Joseph Cramer, CHE ’66, GR’71, enjoyed a long, successful career in chemical engineering, until his retirement in 2012 from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers where he was the Director of Technical Programming, as well as a Director and Fellow with AIChE. Even while now retired, Joe is still heavily involved as a volunteer on […]

Daeyeon Lee Receives 3M Nontenured Faculty Award

Daeyeon Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the recipient of a 3M Nontenured Faculty Award for his proposal, “Bubble-Derived Light-Weight Materials with High Strength and Toughness.” This award was created by the 3M company to support new faculty in their path to tenure. Lee leads the Soft Nanomaterials Lab, […]

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