AIChE 35 Under 35
Two CBE alumni — Ruth Misener *12 and Cole DeForest ’06 — made it to the AIChE 35 Under 35 list. This award acknowledges the achievements of some of AIChE’s youngest members.
Misener *12 Receives Sir George Macfarlane Medal
Dr. Ruth Misener *12, currently a lecturer and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, received the Sir George Macfarlane Medal for excellence in the early stage of her career and a "Young Engineer of the Year” award, both awarded by the U.K. Royal Academy of Engineering.
Making Smart Windows Smarter
In a paper published June 30 in Nature Energy, Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo and her co-workers describe how they used organic semiconductors for constructing solar cells that are transparent but can be tinted to block 80% of the light under their own power.
Watery Droplets Form Structures Inside Cells
In a paper published June 26, 2017 in Nature Chemistry, Clifford P. Brangwynne and his co-workers have described the formation of liquid droplets forming inside living cells.
Avalos Named Pew Scholar
José L. Avalos has been named a 2017 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, in the research field of Systems Biology.
Gounaris *08, Rajendran *13, Kevrekidis, and Floudas Share 2016 Glover-Klingman Prize
CBE graduate alumni Chrysanthos Gounaris *08 and Karthikeyan Rajendran *13, along with current CBE faculty Ioannis Kevrekidis and emeritus faculty Christodoulos Floudas, have been jointly awarded the 2016 Glover-Klingman Prize for their paper, “Designing Networks: A Mixed-Integer Linear Optimization Approach”.
Aksay named Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Engineering
Professor Ilhan A. Aksay has been named the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Engineering, effective July 1, 2017.
Kevrekidis to retire and move to Johns Hopkins University
Professor Yannis Kevrekidis will retire from the University effective July 1, 2017, with the titles of Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering, Emeritus, and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics, Emeritus.
Stone Receives President's Award for Distinguished Teaching
Howard A. Stone received the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University's Commencement ceremony.
Nerger G2 Awarded NSERC Fellowship
Second-year CBE doctoral student Bryan Nerger has been awarded a three-year Postgraduate Scholarship – Doctoral (PGS D) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, in support of his Ph.D. research on 3D-bioprinted and microfabricated tissues to study the dynamics of branching morphogenesis.