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2012

  • Darrel Stafford

    UNL chemical engineers active at AIChE National Conference

    November 2012 - Pittsburgh, PA

    More than 10 UNL Chemical Engineering faculty and students headed to Pittsburgh for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ National Conference, Oct. 28 – Nov. 1. The Nebraska group included presenters, award winners and "Chem-E car" racers. View more details ...

  • Travis Jackson

    Travis Jackson awarded the AIChE Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer National Scholarship

    September 13, 2012- Lincoln, NE

    Travis Jackson, a chemical and biomolecular engineering senior, has been selected as a recipient of one of the AIChE Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer National Scholarship Awards for the 2012-2013 academic year.  The award consists of a $1,000 check to assist with chemical engineering educational expenses, including living costs. Jackson will be recognized at the 2012 Annual Student Conference in Pittsburgh, PA during the Student Awards Ceremony.

  • CHME News

    The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for the position of Department Chair, starting in Fall 2013.

    August 27, 2012 - Lincoln, NE

    The position of Chair of CHBE extends decisive opportunities for a visionary leader to significantly impact the direction of the department.  We are looking for an individual who has outstanding credentials in engineering education and research, and an overarching interest in growing people, growing communities, and facilitating the growth of programs. The Department of CHBE is entering a growth phase and the successful candidate is expected to play a significant part in this expansion. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a related field, and the academic credentials necessary for appointment as a full professor with tenure in the Department.
    More ...

  • Podium

    Dr. Chris Cornelius Seminar November 14

    November 14, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Scott Engineering Center N129, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE

    Dr. Chris Cornelius, Associate Professor, Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Conneticut will present "Physical Properties and Molecule Transport in Polymers."
    Flyer with abstract

  • Darrel Stafford

    Dr. Darrell Stafford Seminar November 12

    November 12, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., Othmer 205 Design Studio, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE

    Dr. Darrel W. Stafford, Professor, Department of Biology and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Professor, Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will present "The vitamin K cycle with emphasis on vitamin K epoxide reductase."
    Flyer with abstract

  • James Hendrix

    Hendrix serves as interim chair of CHME

    July 1, 2012- Lincoln, NE

    Effective July 1, 2012, Professor Jim Hendrix is interim chair of UNL’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Hendrix assumes CHME department chair duties from Prof. William Velander, who held the D.R. Voelte Jr. and N.A. Keegan Endowed Chair in Engineering, and continues as a CHME faculty member. More ...


    Hunter Flodman

    Flodman wins a 2012 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award

    July 1, 2012- Lincoln, NE
    Hunter Flodman, PhD student in chemical and biomolecular engineering, is the winner of a 2012 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award. Sponsored by the AIChE Separations Division and, as of this date, Millipore and Air Products, this highly competitive award is open for global nominations. Flodman will be presented with $200 and a plaque at the Separations Division’s Dinner at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Hunter Flodman

    Flodman earns 2nd place in the Corn Utilization & Technology Conference poster competition

    June 6, 2012- Lincoln, NE

    Hunter Flodman, PhD student in chemical and biomolecular engineering, was awarded 2nd place for his poster "Solid State Fermentation Kinetics and Reactor Design for the Production of Cellulase," under the supervision of Dr. Hossein Noureddini. The poster competition was hosted by the National Corn Growers Association at the 2012 Corn & Utilization & Technology Conference which featured cutting-edge technologies that continually improve and dynamically change the corn industry

  • Tobias Lous

    Louw awarded UNL's Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship

    April 13, 2012- Lincoln, NE
    Tobias Louw, PhD student in chemical and biomolecular engineering, was one of five students awarded a Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Fling Fellowships provide academically exceptional masters and doctoral students at any stage of their program of study a stipend of $20,000. Recipients accept the stipend in lieu of working, so they can concentrate on their academic work. Louw will be recognized with a commemorative medallian at the annual fellowship reception in the fall semester.
  • Banquet

    Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and AIChE Student Awards Banquet

    April 3, 2012- Lincoln, NE

    Students, faculty and staff of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering are invited celebrate academic and research achievements on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

  • Podium

    Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering M.S. Thesis Defense

    March 26, 2012, 12:00 p.m.,WSEC 237, UNL City Campus, Lincoln, NE

    Keith B. Rodenhausen, Jr., candidate for the M.S. chemical engineering under the advisement of Dr. M. Schubert, Department of Electrical Engineering, will present his M.S. thesis defense "Real-time characterization of ultra-thin organic layers via simultaneous spectroscopic ellipsometry and piezoelectric nanogravimetry" on Monday, Monday, March 26 at 12:00 p.m. in room 237 of the Walter Scott Engineering Center, UNL City Campus. This event is open to the public. Flyer with abstract.

  • Nicholas Abbott

    Dr. Nicholas Abbott Seminar March 15

    March 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Othmer 205 Design Studio, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE

    Dr. Nicholas Abbott, Sobota Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present "Colloidal and Interfacial Phenomena in Liquid Crystalline Systems" as part of the Research Luncheon Series on March 15, 2012. Seminar flyer with abstract.

  • CHME News

    DNA analyzing device goes from idea to market — all in Nebraska

    February 23, 2012 - Omaha World Herald

    Streck Inc.'s Philisa Thermal Cycler, can greatly accelerate DNA testing. Inventors of the device, Professor Hendrik Viljoen, and alumni Joel TerMaat and Scott Whitney, devloped the idea for the device about eight years ago at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • Arthy Muthukumarappan

    Service with a Smile

    January 2012- Lincoln, NE

    More than 30 chemical engineering students took time on a fall afternoon to work alongside several members of the department’s industry advisory board on a project to help improve a city park in Lincoln. They cleaned up plantings and spread mulch at Pentzer Park, a mile from UNL. When the work was done they enjoyed snacks and socialized.

    View additional pictures from this event in the UNL AIChE photo gallery.

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2010

  • Srivatsan Kidambi

    Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi named Research Development Fellow

    December 17, 2010- Omaha, NE

    Fifteen UNL faculty members, including Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi, have been selected for the 2011 Research Development Fellows Program, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants.

  • Academic N

    Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi Research Seminar, October 14

    October 6, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    In conjunction with Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering's annual Advisory Board Meeting, Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi will present "Engineering Novel Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery Applications" on October 14, 4:30 p.m., Room 205 Othmer Hall.

  • Red Bubbles

    Annual Advisory Board & Faculty Dinner, October 14

    October 4, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    The Chemical & Biomolecular Enginereing Advisory Board, department faculty and staff, executive officers of the UNL AIChE student organization, and distinguished guests are cordially invited to attend this annual event.

  • Geoffrey Prentice

    Dr. Geoffrey Prentice Seminar October 4

    September 22, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Geoffrey Prentice, Program Director, Energy for Sustainability Program, National Science Foundation will present the seminar "Sustainable Energy Funding Opportunities at NSF" on October 4, 2010.

  • Academic N

    2010 UNL Service Awards Program

    September 1, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Congratulations to the following Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering employees who will be honored at the 2010 UNL Service Awards Program: Dr. Jim Hendrix, Professor, 15 years; Leonard Akert, Prototype Design Specialist & Lab Manager, 15 years; Amber Swanson, BPDF Documentation Specialist, 10 years; Jay Harner, BPDF Fermentation Lab Supervisor, 5 years.

  • Marching Band

    Cornhusker Marching Band roster announced

    August 27, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Congratulations to the following chemical engineering students who made this year's band: Allison Drain, sophomore, horn; Erica Ahlschwede, junior, horn; Matthew Shea, senior, clarinet; Michael Taylor, sophomore, trumpet.

  • Podium

    Dr. Peter Pfromm Seminars October 5

    August 26, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Dr. Peter Pfromm, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, will present two seminars in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering on October 5, 2010.

  • AIChE BBQ

    UNL AIChE Student Chapter Hosts BBQ September 3

    August 26, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    All Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

  • Henk Viljoen and Alison Freifeld

    Engineering better diagnostics for tuberculosis

    July 14, 2010- Omaha, NE

    Dr. Hendrik Viljoen, Ph.D. has developed new technologies that have the potential to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in the developing world more quickly and more accurately than any test used today.

  • Robert Jacobberger

    UNL's Jacobberger wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

    April 22, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Robert Jacobberger, a chemical and biomolecular engineering student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the winner of a 2010 Goldwater Scholarship.

  • Banquet

    Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and AIChE Student Awards Banquet

    April 8, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Students, faculty and staff of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering are invited celebrate achievement on Tuesday, April 27, 2010.

  • Ravi Saraf

    UNL Research highlights Saraf's work on bio-nano hybrid devices

    January 20, 2010- Lincoln, NE

    Dr. Ravi Saraf's research is developing bio-nano hybrid systems using chemical reaction in living cells.

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