April 4, 2013- Lincoln, NE
Students, faculty and staff of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering are invited celebrate academic and research achievements on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
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 awarded the AIChE Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer National ScholarshipSeptember 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.
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.
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
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
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 ...
Flodman wins a 2012 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research AwardJuly 1, 2012- Lincoln, NEHunter 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.
Flodman earns 2nd place in the Corn Utilization & Technology Conference poster competitionJune 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 21, 3:00 p.m., Othmer 105, UNL City Campus, Lincoln, NE
Jennifer Kane, candidate for the Ph.D. in engineering with specialization in chemical and biomolecular engineering under the advisement of Dr. Ravi Saraf, will present her Ph.D. dissertation "Nanoparticle Necklace Network Arrays Exhibiting Room Temperature Single-Electron Switching" on Monday, November 21 at 3:00 p.m. in Othmer 105. This event is open to the public. Flyer with abstract.
November 7, 12:30 p.m., Othmer 205 Design Studio, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE
Dr. David Venerus, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Director of Center of Excellence in Polymer Science and Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, will present "Anisotropic Thermal Conduction in Polymers and its Molecular Origins" as part of the Research Luncheon Series on November 7, 2011. Seminar flyer with abstract.
October 31, 12:30 p.m., Othmer 205 Design Studio, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE
Dr. Rafal Korlacki, Research Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, UNL, will present “Studying molecular structure and functions in soft matter using optical spectroscopy” as part of the Research Luncheon Series on October 31, 2011. Seminar flyer with abstract.
October 28, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Nghi Nguyen and Yasar Demirels's Energy article is featured on Renewable Energy Global Innovations. (Energy, Volume 36, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages 4838-4847) Nguyen is a Ph.D. student and Demirel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.
October 27, 2011- Lincoln, NE
"Nebraska" is the answer to the question: "Which team won the Jeopardy competition at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' 2011 Student Conference?"
October 26, 2011- Lincoln, NE
LNKChemsolutions, based at the University of Nebraska Technology Park, received the grant through the National Institutes of Health's Phase II Small Business Innovation Research program.
Professor Gustavo Larsen, LNKChemsolutions founder, is scientist with international visibility in the fields of nanostructured materials, catalysis and adsorption phenomena.
October 10, 12:30 p.m., Othmer 205 Design Studio, UNL City Campus - Lincoln, NE
Janna K. Maranas Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, will present the research seminar "Dynamics and ion mobility in single ion conductors for lithium ion batteries" during the Research Luncheon Series on October 10, 2011. Seminar flyer with abstract.
October 6, 1:45-5:30 p.m., Pentzer Park and the John Dietrich Trail - Lincoln, NE
Sign up now to volunteer for the first annual Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Service Project, mulching the landscape along the John Dietrich Trail
October 5, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Maciej Skotak, Jorge Ragusa, Daniela Gonzalez and Anuradha Subramanian's article is the cover story on the October 2011 issue of Biomedical Materials. (2011 Biomed. Mater. 6 055012). Subramanian is a Professor and Ragusa and Gonzalez are Ph.D. students in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. Skotak is a postdoctoral research associate at UNL. Read the full article.
October 3, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Six of nine Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering funded research faculty hold NIH grants.
July 18, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Working on UNL’s CHME car creates a bond outside class.
April 25, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Women in countries where AIDS runs rampant may soon get help from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Researchers at the school are putting the final touches on a promising cream that could protect against the HIV virus.
April 7, 2011- Lincoln, NE
Students, faculty and staff of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering are invited celebrate academic and research achievements on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.
March 3, 2011- Lincoln, NE
The Parents Association solicits nominations through an annual mailing, asking parents to nominate a faculty or staff employee who has made a significant difference in their student's life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 26, 2010- Lincoln, NE
All Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
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.
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.
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.
January 20, 2010- Lincoln, NE
September 25, 2009- Lincoln, NE
Dr. Ravi Saraf, UNL’s Lowell E. & Betty Anderson Professor of Engineering, received a grant of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Sciences for a three-year research project.
September 16, 2009- Lincoln, NE
- Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering to host Dr. Pinar Akcora for a Research Seminar on April 17
- Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering to host Dr. William J. Koros for a Research Seminar on March 27
- March 10th Research Luncheon Series to Feature Keynote Speaker Dr. Tom Marrero
- Department Hosts Advisory Board and Faculty Dinner to Celebrate Another Year of Partnership
- Sophomore Aaron Fluitt Awarded 2008-2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
- UNL AIChE Student Chapter Website Offers Resources for Chemical Engineering Students
- AIChE Nebraska Local Section Launches New Website
- Henk Viljoen Receives Commemorative Research Medal
- Department to Recognize Student Achievements at Annual Awards Banquet on April 30
- UNL AIChE Student Chapter Hosts MidAmerica Regional Conference
- Alumnus Olga Dzenis Joins NASA's Microgravity University
- College Announces First-Quarter Top Grantees
- Chemical Engineering Climbs Rankings for Research Expenditures
- Students Attend National AIChE Leadership Development Conference
- View video of Ravi Saraf speaking about the Touch Sensor
- Viljoen Earns Prestigious Cather Professorship
- Protein from the milk of transgenic pigs could be a revolutionary treatment for hemophilia
- Saraf's Research Among Discover's Top 100 Science Stories
- High-Resolution Touch Sensor Could be Boon to Cancer Researchers
- Robots to benefit from highly-touch-sensitive material
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