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Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Hammond latest to join faculty in Chemical Engineering Department

Karl Hammond will begin a tenure-track assistant professorship with the University of Missouri Chemical Engineering Department in the Fall 2014 semester.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Entrepreneur finds success by investing in human resources, focusing on what his company does best

Lucrative job offers in Kansas City and Illinois couldn’t lure Scott Boyd away from Columbia after he completed his degree in chemical engineering at the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Beverly, met at MU and both graduated in 1983, Beverly with a degree in animal science and agricultural economics.


Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New assistant professor joins CHE department faculty

The Chemical Engineering Department will welcome Bret Ulery to its faculty as an assistant professor beginning with the Fall 2014 semester.


Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New leadership takes the helm of MO Water Resources Reseach Center

Baolin Deng began his tenure as the Missouri Water Resources Research Center’s new director on March 1, replacing Professor Emeritus Tom Clevenger.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Research, volunteer work occupy international student’s time

Mingda Li is a graduate research assistant at the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR), where she works with segregating nanoparticles and also as a group of 10 tasked with quality control.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Undergrad’s research blends major with physics

Rising ChE senior Sonja Glaser works with an atomic force microscope in a physics lab to examine non-fouling polymers.


Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

ChE alum navigates three decades of industry

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of Guenther’s graduation from MU with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, and it also will be his 30th anniversary of employment with Kansas City-based Black & Veatch.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Multiple moves contribute to alumnus’ life education

The proverbial rolling stone gathered no moss, but for chemical engineering alumnus Bill Herring, who spent most of his life moving from place-to-place, the opposite is true.


Monday, May 5th, 2014

Five MU undergrads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Shakked Halperin, William McNeary, Ali Ross, Megan Schroeder and Sital Uprety were selected to be NSF Graduate Research Fellows. As such, each will receive a three-year annual $32,000 stipend in support of their pursuit of an advanced degree.


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 […]