News: Alumni

Biomedical expert Goyal wins interdisciplinary award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Aug. 11, 2020

Cancer researcher and CBE graduate alumnus Yogesh Goyal has received a 2020 Career Award at the Scientific Interface (CASI) from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. All eight of this year's awardees receive $500,000 over a five-year period, bridging postdoctoral training with the first three years…

NSF names students to research-funding program
April 11, 2019

Four students from chemical and biological engineering have been named to the Graduate Research Fellowship Program, an award from the National Science Foundation that helps fund those students' education and research for three years.

The fellowship is the oldest active program at NSF, having funded more than 50,000 young scientists…

Doctoral research helps develop tool to probe plastics’ behavior down to the molecular scale
March 15, 2019
Consider the humble tire. Sitting outside on a frigid winter day, it’s hard as a stone, yet when spinning under a drag racer, a tire becomes warmly pliable. For everyday materials, from glass to rubber to plastic, these fundamental changes in behavior are determined by the glass transition temperature.
Dimitris Vlassopoulos awarded top prize in rheology
March 11, 2019
Graduate alumnus Dimitris Vlassopoulos has won the 2019 Bingham Medal from The Society of Rheology, the top distinction in the study of the flow of materials.
Dr. Jean W. Tom elected to National Academy of Engineering
Feb. 13, 2019
Graduate alumna Jean W. Tom *93 has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering, considered one of the highest distinctions for engineers across disciplines.