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Friday, September 15, 2017

Welcome Chemical Engineering Class of 2022!

As part of the Fall 2017 Orientation, the Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes a new cohort of 129 first-year students! These first-years were introduced to faculty and staff members and exposed to the many curriculum and research options within the department. They were also treated to a hearty lunch from UW Catering. Please join us in welcoming the Chemical Engineering Class of 2022!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fred Fu receives Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies Award

Recent MASc graduate Fred Fu has received an Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies honour to be awarded during the Fall 2017 university convocation. A total of four of these awards are being given at the Masters level this year.

Fred's thesis is entitled Formation and Field-switching Dynamics of Nematic Droplets and he completed his MASc research under the supervision of Prof. Nasser M. Abukhdeir.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Dr. Hamed Shahsavan receives Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies Award

Prof. Zhao and Dr. Shahsavan at UW Spring 2017 Convocation

Recent PhD graduate Dr. Hamed Shahsavan has received an Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies award during the Spring 2017 university convocation.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Xinyun Wu receives the 2017-2018 Park and Veva Reilly Award

Debbie Wu

The winner of the 2017-2018 Chemical Engineering Medal for Proficiency in Research (Park and Veva Reilly Medal) is Dr.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Dr. Boghaert receives Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award

Eline Boghaert

Congratulations to Dr. Eline Boghaert for being awarded the 2017 Teaching Excellence Award from the UW's Engineering Society.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Department "3 Minute Thesis" competition winners announced

Winners for the Three Minute Thesis

Congratulations to the graduate students in Chemical Engineering for winning in the 3 minute Thesis on Thursday, February 16, 2017. 

1st Place

Injla Khan

2nd Place

Sannan Yousaf Toor

3rd Place

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval's career highlighted in Mexican national newspaper

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval's career was featured in a national Mexican newspaper REFORMA. The original Spanish-language version of the article can be found here, with an English translation as follows:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Graduate student Laura Edmonds receives the Murray Moo-Young scholarship

The 2016-2017 Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship has been awarded to Laura Edmonds, a graduate student in Prof. Evelyn Yim's research group. The Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship was established in 1982 with a donation by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Moo-Young to encourage research of bioprocessing strategies in industrial biomanufacturing and environmental bioremediation.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Prof. Zhao's bio-inspired research highlighted in Engineering News

Prof. Boxin Zhao

Prof. Boxin Zhao's bio-inspired "pick and place" technology was highlighted by the university. This research involves the integration of biomimetic "smart" adhesives and functional materials based on liquid crystalline networks. In his own words,

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