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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

ChE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Chemical Engineering students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.


Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Four engineers among 14 of new campus award recipients

The University of Missouri honored the first 14 recipients of the new University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction in March. Four of those singled out for recognition were students in the College of Engineering.


Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Company foundation motivates, matches recent alumnus’ giving

Through his company’s charitable foundation, 2012 graduate Alex Nowak receives a match to all the charitable gifts he gives back to Mizzou Engineering.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Research seeks efficient, inexpensive retrofit for power plant carbon dioxide capture

A chemical engineering research team is working to develop a solution to help existing power plants capture and store excess carbon dioxide emissions.


Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Free bike repairs put engineers’ skills to use

Joshua Johnston and Nathan Dierkes have found a niche working with the Environmental Leadership Office’s Bike Resource Center, The pair fixes bikes for MU students for free.


Monday, October 7th, 2013

Engineering Legacy: Chemical engineering celebrates 110 years

As the Chemical Engineering Department prepares to celebrate its 110th anniversary, read a brief history about the department’s progress over the last century-plus at MU.


Monday, September 9th, 2013

MU Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty members

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 faculty members to its ranks this fall, four in industrial engineering, three in the computer science, two in mechanical and aerospace engineering, one in bioengineering and one in chemical engineering.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Researcher’s aim is to produce polymer-free custom-made bone

A chemical engineering assistant professor has made the mechanical properties of bones puzzle the cornerstone of his research program. His ultimate goal is to create custom-made bone.


Monday, May 13th, 2013

Chemical engineering alumnus enjoys challenge of diverse jobs

Dave Cockrill is an alumnus of the College of Engineering who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1985 and is currently the first plant manager at a plant in the Kansas City area.


Friday, May 10th, 2013

Environmental research takes second, third at forum

In the inaugural year of a new category at the 30th annual Research and Creative Activities Forum, two MU chemical engineering students won second and third place in the Engineering/Computer & Information Sciences category. Jing Wang, who won second place, and Jiangyun Zhu, who took third said they practiced a lot for the presentation.


Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

NRC faculty development grant funds thorium research

A grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is being used to fund research conducted by Matthew Bernards, assistant professor of chemical engineering and nuclear engineering, with Pinhero serving as a mentor.


Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Chemical engineering industry board serves its students

Members of the Chemical Engineering Department’s Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) visit the department twice annually for department updates and to determine how they can help the department and its students studying chemical engineering.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Research, service common among CHE ‘outstanding students’

Two undergraduate students and two graduate students were recognized as the Outstanding Students from the Chemical Engineering Department at the Missouri Honor Awards banquet, which capped-off Engineers’s Week 2013.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Student research mentor, posters garner awards

At the “Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum” held April 23, chemical engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Bernards won the Office of Undergraduate Research’s 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, and engineering students took top honors for their research posters.


Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

New alumni initiative launched by CHE Department

Department leaders in chemical engineering are working with alumni to launch a Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni. With support from the department’s Industry Advisory Board, the academy will further establish ways for alumni to be a part of the department.


Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Small materials have big potential

When it comes to maintaining quality water resources, it turns out that even the smallest solution can have a major impact. Researchers from both the Chemical and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments have discovered that some very tiny materials can effectively treat water.


Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Lithium research earns first place prize

MU chemical engineering graduate student Misty Sinclair received first place for her presentation at the Central States Microscopy & Microanalysis Society (CSMMS) spring meeting. She presented this research on a poster and as a student speaker at the March meeting. The first place prize included an iPad mini.


Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

CHE student society spearheads department’s Lab Day efforts

Members of the Chemical Engineering Department’s honors society, Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE), brainstormed four exhibits for Engineers’ Week annual Lab Day event. President Wilson McNeary said club members focused on creating exhibits that appealed to all ages.


Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Researchers embark on quest to find durable, cost-efficient soy-based material

Efforts to identify greener, more cost-efficient materials to make the polyurethanes used to create foams and plastics has resulted in […]


Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Undergraduate researchers present posters at annual forum

Fully 112 undergraduate students received support from the College of Engineering to conduct research this semester in a faculty mentor’s […]


Monday, April 2nd, 2012

MU Engineering online learning offerings are on the rise

An entire November 2011 edition of “The Chronicle of Higher Education” was dedicated to varying viewpoints on the role and […]


Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Chemical engineering staff member wins award for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, a staff member from the Department of Chemical Engineering received a staff award at the […]


Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Research shows new battery to have reduced costs, charge times

Galen Suppes, J.C. Dowell Professor in chemical engineering, has developed and demonstrated a new “convection battery” that is a giant […]


Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Jost turns education, experiences into successful entrepreneurial venture

In 1985, with more than a decade of chemical engineering industrial experience under his belt, 1971 University of Missouri alumnus […]


Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Chemical engineering scholarship allows for graduate student’s research

When looking for graduate programs in chemical engineering last year, Leonhard Sze decided to apply to the University of Missouri. […]


Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Undergraduate researcher studies biomaterials

Megan Schroeder took the initiative to introduce herself to Matthew Bernards, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, after he presented […]


Friday, March 16th, 2012

New faculty member continues work into advanced lithium battery research

The newest face among the chemical engineering faculty in the University of Missouri College of Engineering is no stranger to […]


Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Mizzou Engineering ChemE Car Team places in top 10 at nationals

After placing second in the regional competition this past May, Mizzou Engineering’s ChemE Car Team took its backpack-sized car, many […]


Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Nanoantenna reinvents solar energy

The yellow dwarf star at the center of our solar system that reliably illuminates and warms this planet was considered […]


Monday, May 2nd, 2011

New chemical engineering faculty member receives Powe Grant

Sheila Baker, an assistant professor in chemical engineering at the University of Missouri since January, has been awarded an Oak […]