Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Getting that first competitive, external grant is a benchmark for faculty researchers, and Bret Ulery reached it when the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation selected him as a recipient of a Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics in December. Ulery, an assistant professor in MU’s Chemical Engineering Department, received the one-year, $100,000 grant to continue his work on vaccine delivery systems.
Monday, January 4th, 2016
Paul Chan, associate professor emeritus of chemical engineering, was named interim chair of the Chemical Engineering Department by Dean Elizabeth Loboa. The appointment became effective Jan. 1.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation selected chemical engineering Assistant Professor Bret Ulery for a Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics in early December.
Monday, December 7th, 2015
The University of Missouri College of Engineering lost a longtime member of its community when chemical engineering professor emeritus Thomas Marrero died Dec. 2 at age 79.
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers [AIChE] selected Thomas Marrero, a former professor of chemical engineering at MU, as a recipient of its new Pioneers of Diversity Award at the AIChE 2015 Annual Meeting in November in Salt Lake City.
Monday, November 30th, 2015
Chemical Engineering graduate student Josiah Smith and alumni Nathan Dierkes and Nick Johnson won the American Institute of Chemical Engineers [AIChE] Student Design Competition — team division — and with it, the $600 William Cunningham Award.
Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
In the spring of 2015 Associate Professor Paul Chan announced his retirement after 35 years on the MU chemical engineering faculty. It wasn’t an easy decision for him. He enjoys what he does, especially his work as the department’s undergraduate advisor as well as his decade-long position as chair of the College of Engineering’s scholarship committee.
Monday, November 16th, 2015
Marcos Barcellona, a senior majoring in bioengineering, was the subject of a piece in the most recent edition of Mizzou […]
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
Chad Xing, a professor in the MU Chemical Engineering Department, put forth a proposal for a project that will develop a process for low-cost production of battery materials for lithium ion batteries and beyond. The Department of Energy’s award of $2,215,560 will allow Xing to develop his proposed manufacturing technology over the course of the next three years.
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
In late June, Matthew Bernards was invited to travel to Accra to give a presentation on the certificate during a one-week professional development course titled “Introduction to Nuclear Security and Safeguards for Sub-Sahara Africa.”
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
The materials interaction research of Assistant Professor Karl Hammond is just one small part of a large, international collaboration.
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Paul Chan, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Chemical Engineering Department, went to start a scholarship of his own, only to find out some of his former students had started one as a surprise in his name.
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
What cemented Zach Thacker’s decision to pursue graduate school was the research he conducted. He first worked on some nuclear engineering projects, then got involved with the nanoantenna project. Thacker called the work for that project the moment “when he knew he loved grad school.”
Monday, May 4th, 2015
In 2014, Saba Adnan Gheni served as the first woman president of an Iraqi university. She now is teaching Mizzou students as a visiting professor with a one-year appointment in the Chemical Engineering Department.
Friday, May 1st, 2015
The worlds of chemical engineering and classical clarinet aren’t as synonymous as the latter might be with someone like Benny Goodman. But as a disciple of both subjects, Holly Dinkel finds the two co-exist harmoniously.
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Emily Cheng, a chemical engineering major, earned a Goldwater Scholarship Award in March, and with it, up to $7,500 to cover tuition, fees, books and room and board.
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Five students from the Chemical Engineering Department earned Outstanding Student Awards at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.
Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.
Friday, February 27th, 2015
After an impressive 35-year tenure, Thomas R. (Tom) Marrero retired as professor of chemical engineering at the University of Missouri.
Monday, November 3rd, 2014
The University of Missouri Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni added six new members on Oct. 18 at its Dinner and Induction Ceremony.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
Rising ChE senior Sonja Glaser works with an atomic force microscope in a physics lab to examine non-fouling polymers.
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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
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
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.
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