Soft matter for all highlights diversity, research and access
On October 23, the Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) of Princeton University and the University of Delaware hosted a one-day virtual symposium, called “Soft Matter for All,” aimed at highlighting the burgeoning field of soft matter and, importantly, bringing together interested students and researchers from traditionally under-represented groups.
Graduate student Wilson awarded second annual Dale Grieb Safety Award
Brian Wilson, a graduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was recently awarded the 2020 Dale Grieb Safety Award for his contributions to laboratory safety and health.
Robert Prud’homme named first recipient of Princeton’s Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation
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.
Graduate student Diegmiller receives two-year grant from the NIH
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.
Graduate student Browne receives Layn Award for research into cleaning up water systems
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.
Students step up summer research, with increased support, amid pandemic’s challenges
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.
Researchers' invention girds the gut to take first place in pitch-style Innovation Forum
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.
Graduate student J. Clay Hamill, Jr. honored with Siebel Scholar award
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.
Davidson joins CBE faculty, bringing expertise in biologically inspired materials
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.
Novel drug could be a powerful weapon in the fight against malaria and toxoplasmosis
CBE researchers are making key contributions toward developing a promising new treatment for the widespread and devastating diseases toxoplasmosis and malaria.