Brian Farrell, CBE PhD’89, Named Executive Director of Technology at Air Products and Chemicals

Brian Farrell was promoted to his new position as Executive Director of Technology at Air Products and Chemicals in May. As Executive Director, Brian will lead research and development activities for Air Products, a world leading Industrial Gases company and leading supplier of gas process technology and equipment. Before assuming his new role, Brian was […]

CBE Alumnus Takes Students on Tour of Nuclear Power Plant

Brian Wright ChE ’10, an engineer at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, took students from the Wharton Undergraduate Energy Group (WUEG) on a tour of the facilities at Peach Bottom. This nuclear power plant is operated by Exelon and provides power to over two million people in the Delta, Pennsylvania region. Brian, along with Christian […]

Victor Ngo, ChE’15 at PowerAdvocate as an Energy Consulting Associate

Victor Ngo, ChE ’15, started a position as an Energy Consulting Associate with PowerAdvocate, located in San Francisco, California. At PowerAdvocate, Victor works on projects for energy clients focusing on strategic sourcing, cost and spending analysis, as well as market and supplier intelligence. PowerAdvocate deals mainly with supply chains of their clients, which include utility […]

Penn Engineering 2017 Teaching Awards

The recipients of the annual Penn Engineering teaching and advising awards are selected directly by Penn Engineering students after thoughtful consideration. The School is filled with gifted educators who inspire students with their dedication and excellence. The S. Reid Warren, Jr. Award Daeyeon Lee, Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been awarded the S. […]

Two University of Pennsylvania Students Win Goldwater Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania students Michael Tran Duong and Tiberiu Mihaila have been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship. Tiberiu Mihaila, a sophomore from Syracuse, N.Y., is studying physics, biophysics and biochemistry in the Vagelos Molecular Life Sciences Program in the School of Arts & Sciences. He is a member of Associate Professor E. James Petersson’s group, in […]

Four Penn Engineers Receive 2017 NSF CAREER Awards

Penn Engineering professors Brian Chow, Amish Patel, Victor Preciado and Nadia Heninger have each been selected to receive 2017 NSF CAREER Awards. This award is the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the […]

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 […]

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