Robert Prud’homme, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, has been selected to receive the inaugural Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation for the invention of flash nanoprecipitation, a method for creating nanoparticles that promises to improve the delivery of drugs throughout the body.
Rocky Diegmiller, a graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has received a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that will fund his doctoral research for two years.
Clifford Brangwynne has won America’s largest unrestricted scientific prize for his discovery that upends previous understandings of the internal organization of cells.
Christopher Browne has received the 2020 Kristine M. Layn Award from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. The award, established in 1999, recognizes outstanding research achievement by a CBE graduate student by the end of the third year.
For undergraduates in the engineering school, summer often means a chance to apply their learning in new ways, whether conducting field research, working in industry or volunteering abroad. Last summer, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting many of these plans, some students’ research projects took them in unexpected directions.
The winner of the Sept. 29th event was Sujit Datta, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, who has developed a technology with the potential to aid the study and treatment of microbes in the gut, the lung, the skin and in soil. He was awarded $30,000 in prize money.
The Siebel Scholars Foundation has awarded Siebel Scholars fellowships to six Princeton University graduate students, including J. Clay Hamill, Jr. in chemical and biological engineering.
Emily C. Davidson will join the Princeton faculty as an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering on Jan. 1, 2021, bringing expertise designing highly specialized materials in conjunction with additive processes such as 3D printing.
CBE researchers are making key contributions toward developing a promising new treatment for the widespread and devastating diseases toxoplasmosis and malaria.
Sujit Datta has been named to the 35 Under 35 list by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the largest professional organization in the field with more than 60,000 members.

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