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June 21, 2017

Chemical Engineering researchers part of collaboration bringing new concepts for potassium-ion batteries

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering researchers are part of a collaborative effort to develop rechargeable batteries based on potassium, a potential alternative to lithium that is less expensive and far more plentiful. Graduate student Ryan A. Adams led much of the research. His research is co-directed by Dr. Vilas Pol, associate professor of Chemical Engineering and Dr. Arvind Varma, R. Games Slayter Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering.
June 9, 2017

Dr. Rakesh Agrawal leads research team proposing system to address "full-earth" scenario

Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, is leading a team of researchers proposing a system that would use the entire solar spectrum to maximize resource production from a given land area. The concept is described in a paper appearing on Friday (June 9) in the journal Scientific Reports.
June 8, 2017

ChE undergraduate student joins NSF-funded international research team in Denmark

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering undergraduate student Jacob Crislip is working with an NSF-funded international research team focused on meeting the global challenges of health research.

Crislip, along with student researchers from three other universities, is spending eight weeks in the Department of Molecular Biology at Aarhus University in Denmark. The research team is part of the International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program.
May 26, 2017

Dr. Rakesh Agrawal invited to present Danckwerts Lecture at 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been invited to present the 2017 Danckwerts Lecture at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in October. Dr. Agrawal was selected through the nomination and arduous review process conducted by the Danckwerts Lecture Selection Committee. Only one lecturer is chosen to present each year.
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