November 19, 2015
Associate Professor Vilas Pol’s work on hard carbon microspheres was selected as one of the top 100 technologies for the year.
November 17, 2015
Roberta Ressler (BSChE ’89) was selected as a 2015 Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal.
November 12, 2015
Graduate Student Caleb Miskin’s presentation about energy harvesting electronic devices was selected as the top presentation at the AIChE Area 08E: Electronics and Photonics, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division.
November 6, 2015
Roberta Gleiter (BSChE ’60), Chief Executive Officer for the Global Institute for Technology and Engineering (GIFTE), was honored by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) with the Advocating Women in Engineering Award at the WE15 Conference’s SWE Awards Banquet on October 23rd in Nashville, Tennessee.
November 5, 2015
Assistant Professor Bryan Boudouris received the prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation for his project titled "Advanced Molecular Architectures for Electronically-Active Radical Polymers."
October 20, 2015
John Klier (MS ’86, PhD ’89) was named Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, effective October 25, 2015.
October 14, 2015
Research by two Purdue Chemical Engineering faculty members, Dr. Rakesh Agrawal and Dr. Vilas Pol, is funded by a newly announced $3 million grant from the Office of Naval Research.
October 14, 2015
In a special issue of the American Chemical Society journal to appear in November, Professor Kim has solved a fluid mechanics enigma puzzling scientists since 1876. The findings have potential implications for research and industry because ellipsoid nanoparticles are encountered in various applications such as pharmaceuticals, foods and cosmetics.
September 28, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the School of Chemical Engineering presented Norm Kidder (BSChE ’73), John Klier (MSChE ’86, PhD ’89), Seung Bin Park (PhD ’88), Julia Myers Ross (BSChE ’90), Charles E. Smith (BSChE ’80) and Vijay Swarup (BSChE ’86) with the 2015 Outstanding Chemical Engineer Award.
September 23, 2015
The high cost and scarcity of lithium are driving research to develop alternatives to lithium-ion batteries, especially to meet future needs in energy storage so Dr. Vilas Pol and his group are looking to Sodium-ion batteries as a possible alternative, in large part because of sodium's low cost and natural abundance.